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Transbay Terminal Construction

Report: Rebranding Needed for Next Phase of the Transbay Transit Center

A team of experts suggests that a rebranding and potentially a new entity to oversee construction will be necessary to finish phase two fo the Transbay transit center.

December 6, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

Transbay Transit Center

Cracked Beams Repaired, Commuters Return to San Francisco's Transbay Terminal

After a ten-month closure necessary after inspectors found cracked beams in the Transbay transit terminal mere weeks after opening, regular bus operations finally returned to the $2.2 billion facility earlier this week.

August 16, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center

Cracked Beams Repaired, S.F.'s Transbay Transit Center Ready to Reopen

Buses and people will soon return to the Transbay Transit Center, which operated for just over a month at the end of 2018 before structural flaws forced the closure of the facility for inspections and repairs.

June 11, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

Salesforce Park

High-Speed Rail Galvanized Development in San Francisco's Transbay District

Even as prospects for high-speed trains dim in California, San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center has already spurred a development spree in the surrounding area.

March 2, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

High-Speed Rail

More Fallout From Downsizing California High-Speed Rail

A San Francisco Chronicle editorial warns that San Francisco must find funds, intended to come from the state's ambitious rail project, to extend the Caltrain commuter rail line to the SalesForce Transit Center.

February 16, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

Salesforce Park

S.F.'s Transbay Transit Center Won't Reopen Until June at the Earliest

The Transbay Transit Center, opened for a brief stint in the latter half of 2018 before structural flaws were discovered, won't be open to the public again anytime soon.

February 2, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center

SF Transbay Transit Center Cracks Isolated to Beams, Say Experts

As the investigation continues, cracks found in girders supporting the building do not appear to be due to a design issue.

November 26, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle

Transbay Transit Center

Lawsuits, Delays, and Political Drama as Salesforce Transit Center Fallout Deepens

The news keeps getting worse at San Francisco's newly opened, since closed, Salesforce Transit Center.

October 25, 2018 - San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco, California

Open for a Month, San Francisco's Transit Terminal Shut Down Due to Cracked Beams

The $2.2 billion Salesforce Transit Center, which opened to much celebration on Aug. 11, closed down abruptly Sept. 25 after workers found a cracked steel beam. A second cracked beam was later found. Work began Sunday to shore up the structure.

October 1, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle

Transbay Transit Center

San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center Open, When Will Trains Arrive?

To great fanfare, the Salesforce Transit Center opened on Saturday to thousands of visitors anxious to see the huge facility. Sunday was quieter, with the first AC Transit buses arriving on the third-floor bus deck. Train arrivals: TBD.

August 13, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle

Salesforce Transit Center

San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center Opens This Weekend

The $2.16 billion Transbay Transit Center opens to the public on August 11, with bus service launching on August 12.

August 8, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco

S.F.'s Transbay Transit Center: Grand Central Station of the West, or Billion Dollar Bus Station?

The developers of San Francisco’s Transbay Transit Center say it has the potential to change travel patterns in the region and land use in the neighborhood, as did New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. How realistic is this promise?

March 6, 2017 - Linda Day


Trump's California Double Play: Potential Fatal Blow to Commuter and High-Speed Rail

In one of her first major decisions, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao deferred a decision on a critical $647 million federal grant to electrify the 51-mile San Francisco to San Jose Caltrain line, which would also be used by high-speed rail.

February 21, 2017 - SF Gate

One of San Francisco's Toniest High Rises Has a Sinking Feeling

Home to some of the city's most famous athletes and industry chiefs, the Millennium Tower could soon be home to a protracted and expensive legal battle.

August 2, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

Cloud Computing Company Will Have its Name in the Clouds above San Francisco

It is only fitting that Salesforce, whose logo is a cloud, won the naming rights to what will be the West Coast's tallest building when completed in 2017 where they will lease half the space. When the fog rolls in, that's all the workers will see!

April 14, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

Is This America's Next Great Train Station?

Remember this past week when we asked where America's next generation of grand transit hubs would be built? It turns out one may be destined for San Francisco.

March 31, 2013 - Fast Company Co.Design

West Coast's Tallest Building Gets Approved

Last week the San Francisco Planning Commission gave final approval for the 1,070-foot Transbay Transit Center tower, reports Mike Billings.

October 22, 2012 - The San Francisco Examiner

Leftover Spaces Become Public Places in SF

As part of the new Transbay Transit Center being developed in downtown SF, several new overpasses are being constructed. Rather than allow the oft-forgotten spaces underneath these roads to become seedy, designers are envisioning positive uses.

October 3, 2012 - The Examiner

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