Transbay Terminal

Proposed Transbay Terminal in San Francisco. (Transbay Powers Authority)

Transbay Terminal Dispute Between City, Developers Could Drag Out

It started out as a replacement for an old bus station. But it morphed into one of the biggest transit projects in America, complete with towering high-rises, an underground train station, breathtaking lobbies, even a rooftop park.

09/24/2014

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Disagreement Over Tax May Derail San Francisco Transbay Terminal Deal

A deal between the city of San Francisco and developers building the new Transbay Terminal has become unraveled, opening the possibility for legal action by developers, and leaving the future of a $2.6 billion Caltrain extension to Downtown uncertain.

09/23/2014

Artist rendering of the Grand Hall of the new Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco. This will replace the current bus terminal at First and Mission Streets with a multi-model transit center serving eleven transportation systems. (transbaycenter.org)

Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension

The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.

09/09/2014

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Phil Matier: High-Speed Rail Ruling Threatens To Derail Future Of Caltrain, Other Agencies

This week’s court decision putting California’s high-speed train project on hold could have an undesired impact on the new Transbay Terminal in San Francisco—not to mention a number of transit projects all through Northern California.

11/27/2013

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Crews Start Pouring Foundation For New Transbay Transit Center

Workers started pouring the foundation for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center on Thursday, the latest milestone in the transformation of the Bay Area’s transportation landscape.

09/05/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population Growth

San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.

07/23/2013

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For SF’s Transbay Tower

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held in San Francisco for the 61-story Transbay Tower at First and Mission Streets. It will be the tallest building on the West Coast and the focus of the new transportation hub.

03/27/2013

Bay Bridge, traffic

Phil Matier: Bridge Toll Hikes To Pay For High Speed Rail?

Bay Area residents are likely facing a new round of bridge toll hikes and taxes to pay for the High Speed Rail tunnel connecting the Caltrain station at 4th and King streets in San Francisco to the new Transbay Terminal.

07/23/2012

AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Hands Out Free Bus Passes In Downtown SF

To raise awareness about its transbay bus service, AC Transit is handing out free bus passes at a summer kickoff event in San Francisco Tuesday.

06/26/2012

Artist rendering of the Grand Hall of the new Transbay Transit Center in downtown San Francisco. This will replace the current bus terminal at First and Mission Streets with a multi-model transit center serving eleven transportation systems. (transbaycenter.org)

SF Supe Concerned About Transbay Terminal Without High-Speed Rail

San Francisco Supervisor Sean Elsbernd wants a reality check on the city’s Transbay Terminal Project if high-speed rail is not built.

01/11/2012

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