Mayor Gavin Newsom today joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and numerous elected and community leaders to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Central Subway, which is Phase 2 of the Third Street Light Rail Project.
Caltrans and Google Earth are teaming up to give Bay Area residents and bridge enthusiasts around the world a sneak peek of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span, and the ability to observe its ongoing construction from their computers.
The first permanent deck section of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s Self-Anchored Suspension Span (SAS) – the crowning piece of the new East Span – was hoisted onto the bridge’s eastbound temporary supports this morning.
Transportation professionals, local government officials and community pedestrian advocates came together under the auspices of MTC to share ways to reduce pedestrian injury accidents and fatalities at this all-day event.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding $8 billion to states across the country to develop America’s first nationwide program of high-speed intercity passenger rail service.
UPDATE: February 12, 2010
Special meeting CANCELED. See memo at right.
The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) today took a major step toward ensuring seismic safety on all state-owned toll bridges in the Bay Area by adopting a package of toll hikes.
The construction of a new transit center in downtown San Francisco just received a financial boost from a $171 million federal loan, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced today.
MTC Chair Scott Haggerty and other officials thrust ceremonial shovels into the dirt today, breaking ground on the highly anticipated Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore Project, a four-year, $420 million project that will reduce congestion on Route 24 by building a fourth tunnel bore at the Caldecott T
The first of 28 immense deck sections for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s new Self-Anchored Suspension Span (SAS) arrived in the San Francisco Bay today after a trans-Pacific voyage. The SAS is the most iconic element of the bridge’s new East Span.