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New I-280 Teardown Plan With A Caltrain Twist (And Turn)

New I-280 Teardown Plan With A Caltrain Twist (And Turn)

With the feasibility study for re-configuring the terminus of I-280 in San Francisco and redeveloping the existing 20-acre Caltrain Depot at 4th and King Streets well underway, Mayor Ed Lee is now pitching plans to re-route Caltrain up Third Street north of 22nd, with a new underground station around Pier 50,... Read More »

Caltrain Report Confirms Ballooning Budget And Project Delays

Caltrain Report Confirms Ballooning Budget And Project Delays

As we first reported last month: Originally expected to cost $1.5 billion and be operational in 2019, the budget to electrify Caltrain and install a new signaling system has be revised upward by at least $200 million and the likely date that the first electric train will be put... Read More »

Caltrain Modernization Budget Balloons, Rollout Pushed Back

Caltrain Modernization Budget Balloons, Rollout Pushed Back

Originally expected to cost $1.5 billion and be operational in 2019, the budget to electrify Caltrain and install a new signaling system has be revised upward by at least $200 million and the likely date that the first electric train will be put into service has been rolled back... Read More »

S.F. Railyard And I-280 Redevelopment Study Moves Ahead

S.F. Railyard And I-280 Redevelopment Study Moves Ahead

The second phase of the Planning Department’s study to explore the potential for redeveloping San Francisco’s 20-acre Caltrain Depot at 4th and King Streets, connecting rail to the Transbay Center (and possibly the East Bay), and re-configuring the terminus of I-280 in the city has been funded. The first phase of the study, assessing... Read More »

San Francisco Launching Railyard Redevelopment And I-280 Study

San Francisco Launching Railyard Redevelopment And I-280 Study

The City of San Francisco has just released an official Request for Proposals (RFP) to study the feasibility and alternatives for redeveloping the 20+ acre Caltrain Depot at 4th and King Streets, connecting rail to the Transbay Center (and possibly the East Bay), and reconfiguring the terminus of I-280... Read More »

San Francisco’s Caltrain Railyard Redevelopment Update And Post 2019 Plans

San Francisco’s Caltrain Railyard Redevelopment Update And Post 2019 Plans

An update on the potential redevelopment of San Francisco’s Fourth and King Street Railyard and station, the current terminus for Caltrain in the city, was presented to Caltrain’s Board of Directors yesterday. In summary, the two most likely options are limited redevelopments of a portion of the existing yard... Read More »

The Vision For San Francisco’s Fourth And King Street Railyard

The Vision For San Francisco’s Fourth And King Street Railyard

At the heart of the Mayor’s proposal to tear down the end of I-280 in San Francisco is the redevelopment of the Caltrain railyard between SoMa and Mission Bay, the plan for which plugged-in people have long known was in the works. The 19.1-acre site between 4th and 7th... Read More »

A Bold Plan To Tear Down I-280 North Of 16th Street In San Francisco

A Bold Plan To Tear Down I-280 North Of 16th Street In San Francisco

With a conceptual plan to take down I-280 north of 16th Street in San Francisco, eliminating the ramps at Sixth and Brannan and at Fourth and King and building a street-level boulevard in its place, the Mayor’s office is testing the waters for an idea that a number of... Read More »

Electrifying Mission Bay And Transbay Transit Center News

Electrifying Mission Bay And Transbay Transit Center News

As we wrote and quoted back in 2008: While Proposition 1A passed last week giving San Francisco hope of realizing a high-speed rail line, the hope that rail lines will be extended the 1.4 miles from the current Caltrain station at Fourth and King to the new Transbay Transit... Read More »

More Evidence Of A High Speed Snub For The Transbay Transit Center

More Evidence Of A High Speed Snub For The Transbay Transit Center

Last November Judge Quentin Kopp, chairman of the High Speed Rail Authority, spoke out against extending California’s proposed high speed rail line beyond the current Caltrain station at Fourth and King. And according to the Examiner, the California High Speed Rail Authority appears to be following their chairman’s lead:... Read More »