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Appeal of Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay Development Denied

Appeal of Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay Development Denied

Kilroy Realty’s appeal of the $6.4 million Transit Impact Development Fee (TIDF) which the City has imposed on the 680,000-square-foot Exchange on Sixteenth Street project was denied by San Francisco’s Board of Appeals last night in a 3-2 vote, but a rehearing could be requested. Kilroy’s 3.1-acre development, which... Read More »

Developer Fighting Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay

Developer Fighting Transit Impact Fee for Mission Bay

According to the attorneys for Kilroy Realty, the development team fully understands “the pressing need and political importance for transportation and infrastructure improvements” in Mission Bay, and their appeal of the $6.4 million Transit Impact Development Fee (TIDF) which the City has imposed on Kilroy’s 680,000-square-foot ‘Exchange on Sixteenth’... Read More »

No Progress for North Beach Subway Extension, and a Setback

No Progress for North Beach Subway Extension, and a Setback

While Supervisor Christensen is gone, the report she requested as to the status of the City’s discussions with the owner of the Pagoda Palace site to acquire the 1731 Powell Street parcel for the development of a North Beach station and extension of San Francisco’s $2.2 billion Central Subway... Read More »

Warriors Arena Traffic, Transit and Parking Plan

Warriors Arena Traffic, Transit and Parking Plan

The detailed plan for managing the projected traffic and transportation associated with the Golden State Warriors proposed Mission Bay arena, office and retail development has just been released. The Transportation Management Plan‘s nine (9) stated objectives (and performance standards below): To facilitate and promote safe use of non-automobile transportation... Read More »

UCSF Officially Endorses Warriors’ Mission Bay Arena Project

UCSF Officially Endorses Warriors’ Mission Bay Arena Project

UCSF, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, and the Golden State Warriors have reached a preliminary agreement that would establish a proposed Mission Bay Transportation Improvement Fund, could potentially cap the number of large-scale events allowed to be held at the Warriors’ proposed Mission Bay Arena on weeknights that the... Read More »

Planning For A Southern Neighborhoods Transit Hub Underway

Planning For A Southern Neighborhoods Transit Hub Underway

Planning for a new “multi-modal facility” to link Caltrain, Muni, a new Bus Rapid Transit line, traffic lanes, bike lanes and pedestrian paths serving Visitacion Valley, Candlestick Point, Hunters Point, Brisbane and other southern neighborhoods is underway with the first public open house to discuss options and locations for... Read More »

Opponents Of Warriors’ Mission Bay Plans Push For New Arena Site

Opponents Of Warriors’ Mission Bay Plans Push For New Arena Site

Opponents of the Golden State Warriors’ proposed Mission Bay arena are calling on the City and team to evaluate an alternative site near Pier 80. In the eyes of Mission Bay Alliance, the 21-acre site bounded by Cesar Chavez, Islais Creek Channel, and Highway 280 is “far superior” and... Read More »

Supervisor Fanning North Beach Subway Site Flames

Supervisor Fanning North Beach Subway Site Flames

The City isn’t about to lose a key Central Subway site to condos as the Examiner recently reported, for those plans were proposed and approved years ago.  Or as we reported in 2013: “The demolition of the derelict North Beach Pagoda Theater is underway. Once the theater is demolished, a shaft to... Read More »

Transbay Transit Center Budget Balloons Past $2 Billion

Transbay Transit Center Budget Balloons Past $2 Billion

Originally expected to cost $1.6 billion, the budget to build San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center was raised to $2.1 billion two months ago.  And yesterday, transportation officials warned that the expected budget to complete the project should be raised by at least another $48 million, and possibly by as much... Read More »

New Caltrains Will Have Bathrooms, But No Increase For Onboard Bikes

New Caltrains Will Have Bathrooms, But No Increase For Onboard Bikes

While Caltrain’s staff had been recommending that its new electric trains not include any bathrooms, a move which could have added additional seats to each train and saved on capital and ongoing maintenance costs, the voice of (some) pissed off riders appears to have been heard. Tomorrow, Caltrain’s Board... Read More »