Subway Approved for San Francisco

A proposal to run a light rail subway through central San Francisco passed environmental scrutiny at the federal level, green lighting the project to move forward. Now all the $1.3 billion project needs is some federal funding.

"The proposed Central Subway project that calls for running light-rail service into San Francisco's Chinatown has received federal environmental clearance, city officials said Tuesday. On the same day, the Municipal Railway's governing board approved a $147 million-plus contract for program and construction management of the project."

Full Story: Central Subway given feds' green light

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