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January 8, 2010

S.F. subway project receives final design approval

The Third Street Light Rail project represents the most significant investment in the expansion of the Muni system in generations.


August 20, 2009

SFMTA to install new TransLink fare gates

Fare gates and TVMs will eliminate cash transactions at the fare gates and help customers access the subway more quickly. Also included in the project are new station agent fare gate control terminals, test equipment, and improved financial and ridership reporting tools.


June 22, 2009

S.F. Muni launches new cable car

Car 15, which will serve the Powell-Mason Line, was built from the ground up using original blueprints by SFMTA artisans from the Woods Carpenter Shop, the Cable Machinery Support Shop, the Special Machine Shop and the Running Repair Shop.


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