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Bus Rapid Transit on Van Ness Pushed Back to Mid-2020

Bus Rapid Transit on Van Ness Pushed Back to Mid-2020

Having finally broken ground last year, which led to some false hopes with respect to the redevelopment of the former McDonald’s site at the corner of Van Ness and Golden Gate Avenues, the projected end of construction and opening date for the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line down Van... Read More »

No Red Flags for Proposed 320-Foot-Tall Hayes Valley Tower

No Red Flags for Proposed 320-Foot-Tall Hayes Valley Tower

San Francisco’s Planning Department has completed its preliminary review of the French American International School’s proposed 320-foot tower to rise on its parking lot site at 98 Franklin Street in Hayes Valley. And beyond the proposed height, for which the school has a plan, the Department didn’t raise any... Read More »

The Art to Adorn Van Ness

The Art to Adorn Van Ness

The construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project that’s now underway includes a public art component which the Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo has been commissioned to fulfill. Known for employing a broad palette of “vibrant colors, eclectic forms, and industrial materials,” Pardo’s proposed installation is slated... Read More »

Rapid Transit Line on Geary Closer to Reality

Rapid Transit Line on Geary Closer to Reality

With construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project underway, the proposed Geary Corridor BRT line is now one big step closer to reality with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board having certified the project’s final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) last night. In the works for... 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 »

First Peek at Plaza Which Could Transform Market at Van Ness

First Peek at Plaza Which Could Transform Market at Van Ness

A plugged-in source delivers the first detailed rendering and description of the 19,000-square-foot public plaza which could transform the intersection of Market and Van Ness, at the base of the proposed 39-story tower dubbed One Oak (formerly One Van Ness), where the stubby All Star Cafe currently sits. From... Read More »

Bus Rapid Transit Along Van Ness Approved, Slated For 2018 Start

Bus Rapid Transit Along Van Ness Approved, Slated For 2018 Start

The SF County Transportation Authority Board unanimously approved the plan for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) down Van Ness Avenue yesterday, adding one extra stop for the service between Broadway and Vallejo following protests from residents of a nearby senior center. Van Ness Avenue BRT will run approximately two miles... Read More »