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Mission Bay Ferry Clears Environmental Hurdle

Mission Bay Ferry Clears Environmental Hurdle

As we first reported earlier this year: If the Port’s plans are approved as proposed, and dredging commences in mid-2019 as currently envisioned, San Francisco’s future Mission Bay Ferry Landing near the intersection of Terry A. Francois Boulevard and 16th Street, cater-corner to Chase Center and adjacent to the... Read More »

Schedule for Modernization of Caltrain (Unofficially) Slips

Schedule for Modernization of Caltrain (Unofficially) Slips

As we first reported last year, the risk-adjusted timeline for the completion of Caltrain’s electrification and modernization project had slipped from the second to last day of 2021 to April of 2022, which included five (5) months of budgeted leeway for project risk factors and a reduced allocation of... Read More »

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

RFP to Redevelop SF’s Temporary Terminal Site about to Be Issued

A request for proposals to build around 240 units of affordable housing on the southern third of San Francisco’s Temporary Transbay Terminal Site, at 200 Folsom Street, between Beale and Main, is about to be issued by San Francisco’s Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. As roughly massed below,... Read More »

Proposed Hub Heights Raised, Impact Report about to Be Drafted

Proposed Hub Heights Raised, Impact Report about to Be Drafted

With San Francisco’s ambitious Central SoMa Plan nearing adoption, the city’s Planning Department is about to start drafting the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the equally ambitious Hub District Plan. In addition to improving and activating the area’s streets, alleys and public realm, the Market Street Hub plan would... Read More »

Target Opening Day for the Salesforce / Transbay Transit Center Set

Target Opening Day for the Salesforce / Transbay Transit Center Set

With little slippage in the expected completion date for San Francisco’s Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center over the past month, the target opening date for the new center and its 5.4-acre rooftop park has been unofficially set for August 12, 2018. Keep in mind that the opening date assumes no major... Read More »

Details and Timing for Mission Bay Ferry and Water Taxi Service

Details and Timing for Mission Bay Ferry and Water Taxi Service

If the Port’s plans are approved as proposed and dredging commences in mid-2019 as currently envisioned, San Francisco’s future Mission Bay Ferry Landing near the intersection of Terry A. Francois Boulevard and 16th Street, cater-corner to Chase Center and adjacent to the future Bayfront Park, could be operational as... Read More »

Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

While running a few years behind schedule, the three alternatives and two design options for redesigning the 2.2‐mile segment of Market Street between Octavia Boulevard and The Embarcadero, with the stated goal of revitalizing and improving San Francisco’s busiest pedestrian street, bicycle thoroughfare and transit corridor, “making it safer... Read More »

Tunneling to the Transbay: Most Likely Approach and Timing

Tunneling to the Transbay: Most Likely Approach and Timing

While there are technically three possible routes by which trains are slated to eventually reach San Francisco’s new Salesforce/Transbay Transit Center, in terms of the most probable path, there are really only two. While a Citizens Working Group convened to study the potential paths continue to include a Mission... Read More »

Frustration Mounts as Timing for New Transit Center Slips Again

Frustration Mounts as Timing for New Transit Center Slips Again

As we reported last month: While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at... Read More »

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

Timing for San Francisco’s Transit Center Pushed Back

While the 5.4-acre rooftop park atop San Francisco’s future Transbay/Salesforce Transit Center is on track to be fully planted, landscaped and construction complete in June, the timing to complete the $2.3 billion building below has slipped anew. Originally expected to be substantially complete at the end of 2017, the... Read More »