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Caltrain’s Weekend Service to Be Dramatically Cut

Caltrain’s Weekend Service to Be Dramatically Cut

In order to accommodate construction for the electrification of Caltrain over the next four years, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board is about to announce sweeping changes for Caltrain’s weekend service, including reducing the number of trains by up to 25 percent and increasing the local service headway (i.e.,... Read More »

Refined Plans and Impact Report for the Prominent One Oak Tower

Refined Plans and Impact Report for the Prominent One Oak Tower

The Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the proposed 40-story tower to rise at the intersection of Market and Van Ness has just been released along with a number of project refinements and new details. The condo count for the One Oak Street project has dropped from 320 to... Read More »

False Hopes for Blighted McDonald’s Site Driven by BRT

False Hopes for Blighted McDonald’s Site Driven by BRT

The emergence of construction trailers, equipment and a crew on the parking lot portion of the shuttered McDonald’s at 600 Van Ness Avenue, which has been newly festooned with a fresh batch of graffiti, seems to be fueling some speculation that the redevelopment of the site is about to... Read More »

Here’s Where San Franciscans Most Want New Subway Lines

Here’s Where San Franciscans Most Want New Subway Lines

Based on over 2,600 responses to a solicitation for ‘visions’ as to where the next subway lines and connectors should be built in San Francisco, a heat map of the most requested routes and corridors has been compiled by the Connect SF team. Dominating the responses, both online and... Read More »

The City to Seek Your Vision for the Future of SF’s Subway Lines

The City to Seek Your Vision for the Future of SF’s Subway Lines

Dedicated to supporting a city-wide effort to consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts and the development of an overarching 50-year vision for the future of transportation in San Francisco, the City is about to launch the first iteration of its “Connect SF” website. And having mapped San Francisco’s... Read More »

The City Is Planning to Develop a 50-Year Vision to Connect SF

The City Is Planning to Develop a 50-Year Vision to Connect SF

Dubbed Connect SF, the City of San Francisco is about to launch a city-wide effort “to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts to improve mobility for all people in San Francisco.” And by the middle of 2018, the effort is expected to yield “an overarching 50-year vision... Read More »

Mission Bay Could Have Ferry Service Come 2022

Mission Bay Could Have Ferry Service Come 2022

The Port of San Francisco is preparing to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the design of a ferry landing in Mission Bay. And based on the Port’s internal timeline, construction of the Mission Bay Ferry Landing, which has yet to be funded, is anticipated to commence in... Read More »

What It Costs to Live near BART and the Relative Commute Times

What It Costs to Live near BART and the Relative Commute Times

The relative cost of living near BART has been newly mapped by Estately, which compiled the average sale price per square foot for all the houses, townhouses and condos that have sold within a one-mile radius of each BART station over the past six months. The ten “most expensive... Read More »

The Options for Redeveloping SF’s Railyard, Tracks and I-280’s End

The Options for Redeveloping SF’s Railyard, Tracks and I-280’s End

The City of San Francisco has narrowed the potential options for connecting Caltrain and High Speed Rail to the Transbay Center and potentially across to the East Bay, redeveloping the 20-acre Caltrain Depot at 4th and King Streets, and tearing down the northern terminus of I-280 in San Francisco. The... Read More »

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 »