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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

At a SPUR high speed rail event in San Francisco today, the new Northern California Regional Director for the California High Speed Rail Authority, Ben Tripousis, said that the project remained on schedule for a groundbreaking in the Central Valley this July. He also pointed out that the project’s phases could be complete by 2029, […]

Jan 10th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

I saw Matt Yglesias’s post on Los Angeles’s transit expansion get passed around a lot online yesterday. It seems as if everybody’s writing their “omg LA is building huge amounts of transit!” post, and that’s great, it helps sustain momentum for more rail and shifts the view of LA away from being car-dependent. Maybe that […]

Sep 18th, 2012 | 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