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.
Phil Matier: High-Speed Rail Ruling Threatens To Derail Future Of Caltrain, Other AgenciesThis 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.
Crews Start Pouring Foundation For New Transbay Transit CenterWorkers 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.
SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population GrowthSan 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.
Ceremonial Groundbreaking Held For SF’s Transbay TowerA 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.
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.
AC Transit Hands Out Free Bus Passes In Downtown SFTo raise awareness about its transbay bus service, AC Transit is handing out free bus passes at a summer kickoff event in San Francisco Tuesday.
SF Supe Concerned About Transbay Terminal Without High-Speed RailSan Francisco Supervisor Sean Elsbernd wants a reality check on the city’s Transbay Terminal Project if high-speed rail is not built.
Dig For SF's Transbay Terminal Unearths Gold Rush ArtifactsThe big dig for San Francisco's multibillion dollar transportation hub has unearthed some artifacts from the city's Gold Rush days.
Future Of San Francisco's Transbay Terminal Is Suddenly MurkyThe recent congressional cuts to California's High Speed Rail project are prompting questions in San Francisco about the future of the new Transbay Terminal, which is currently under construction at 1st and Mission streets.
About The Bay: SF Central Subway Project Brings Noise, Traffic, UncertaintyIn his travels About the Bay, KCBS' Mike Sugerman looks at the loud preparations for the Central Subway Project.
Shelter Order Lifted After Downtown SF Gas LeakA shelter-in-place order that had been issued for a block in downtown San Francisco when contractors working for the new Transbay Transit Center damaged a gas pipe Wednesday afternoon was lifted after a couple hours.
San Francisco Worker Burned By Electrical Wire At Transbay Terminal SiteCal/OSHA has been brought in to investigate an accident that left a man with burns after he came in contact with live electrical wires at the site of the Transbay Terminal project.
BART Plans Memorial Day Weekend Service ReductionDuring the work, riders who are traveling from any San Francisco or Peninsula station toward Dublin or Fremont will need to take a Pittsburg/Bay Point-bound train to cross the Bay.
Transbay Temporary Terminal To Get RestroomsThe Transbay Temporary Terminal will have restrooms for bus riders as soon as next month thanks to a vote Thursday by the group overseeing the project.