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The on-again, off-again deal between developers and San Francisco over the Transbay Terminal project is off again: An agreement between San Francisco officials and downtown developers over a proposed tax district collapsed this week, throwing into jeopardy the future of the Transbay Transit Center, the extension of Caltrain downtown and the construction of half a […]

Sep 24th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

So, this is completely ridiculous: Developers who are building towers around the Transbay Transit Center in SoMa are fighting to reduce a special property tax that will be levied on developments in the area. The biggest loser could be the downtown rail extension to bring Caltrain and California high-speed rail into the terminal, as funds […]

Sep 7th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and his administration have been working on a proposal that would reshape transportation routes in Mission Bay. The concept would be to take down the Interstate 280 viaduct past Mariposa Street by Potrero Hill to its current end by the Caltrain station at 4th and King. This would enable the […]

Jan 21st, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

Today’s column from San Francisco Chronicle political writers Phil Matier and Andrew Ross makes it sound like the downtown extension is a surprise that the Bay Area suddenly has to pay all on its own. In reality, the project has been on the books for many years and has strong local support as a way […]

Jul 23rd, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized