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San Francisco Central Subway

SF Central Subway Foes May Sue After Union Square Plans Approved

While city officials approved plans for a Union Square station on the Central Subway, opponents said they could file lawsuits to put the brakes on the project with the hope of derailing it entirely.

09/21/2012

A pedestrian carries shopping bags as he walks through Union Square in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Years Of Street Closures Begin Near SF Union Square Construction

Most would agree that navigating San Francisco’s busy Union Square has always been a challenge – but it is about to get much worse, with some major work beginning Monday morning.

07/30/2012

Artist rendering of San Francisco Chinatown Central Subway station. (SFMTA)

New Effort By NorCal Congressman To Derail SF Central Subway Project

An amendment to the latest U.S. transportation funding bill could stop construction of San Francisco’s much-debated Central Subway in its tracks.

06/29/2012

San Francisco Central Subway

Digging Begins For San Francisco Chinatown Subway Project

Crews plan to start digging up a square block of San Francisco Tuesday for a new subway tunnel to Chinatown, even though funding remains up in the air.

06/12/2012

San Francisco Central Subway

New Phase Of SF Central Subway Construction To Disrupt Traffic

Construction of the underground extension of San Francisco Muni’s T-Third line, better known as the Central Subway Project, is set to mark a milestone in the construction phase Tuesday – setting up some notable traffic disruptions.

06/11/2012

San Francisco Central Subway

Bidding Opens For SF’s Central Subway Union Square Station Contract

When complete in an estimated 7 years, the 1.7 mile Central Subway will connect San Francisco’s South of Market to Chinatown.

04/20/2012

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

SF Mayor Touts Central Subway Progress From Site Of Future Chinatown Station

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee says the city is forging ahead with a $235 million Chinatown Station as part of the city’s Central Subway Project.

03/16/2012

Artist rendering of the Chinatown subway station indicating stair/escalator and elevator access. (SFMTA)

San Francisco Gets OK To Proceed With Subway Work

Federal officials have given San Francisco the green light to proceed with major construction work for its $1.6 billion subway expansion project.

01/19/2012

A San Francisco Muni Bus

Audit Critical Of Cost Overruns On San Francisco Muni Projects

San Francisco’s Muni does a poor job of preventing cost overruns on transit projects, according to a new audit, which also reports that 29 projects are averaging almost 600 days behind schedule.

11/16/2011

San Francisco Central Subway

San Francisco’s Central Subway Once Popular, Now Controversial

A crowd gathered Thursday at San Francisco’s City Hall where the Board of Supervisors held a committee meeting to review a critical Civil Grand Jury report that claims the 1.7-mile Central Subway has design flaws.

10/27/2011

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