June 20, 2013
To expedite the purchasing process, the agency joined a current, competitively bid vehicle contract with the State of Minnesota.
Federal and Metro capital funds will be used to purchase the buses, with the first prototype expected to arrive in 2014. Riders can expect to see new coaches hit the streets in 2015.
February 8, 2012
Issuance of the letter of no prejudice provided the newest indication that the full commitment of federal funding through the FTA's New Starts program may be forthcoming.
March 21, 2011
Cameron Beach, principal of Beach Consulting — a San Francisco-based consulting firm — joined the SFMTA's board in March 2007.
January 28, 2011
The $9.3 million utility relocation, to be completed by Synergy Project Management Inc, is expected to continue through June 2012.
January 20, 2011
Will submit the plan as part of the FTA’s New Starts Program in February. Plan is the agency’s best means for closing the remaining $137 million funding gap for the project, which is expected to cost $1.578 billion.
September 3, 2010
The St. Francisco Circle Rail Replacement Project included rebuilding two low-level boarding islands and two platforms for customers with disabilities and installing 3,000 track feet of rail; two automatic rail switches; and a fully integrated train and traffic signal control system as well as updating the storm sewer system.
August 10, 2010
Approach will be more frequent and flexible and will be deployed at more locations, offering greater coverage systemwide.
July 1, 2010
As part of the Fiscal Year 2011-12 budget, the SFMTA Board of Directors approved a partial service restoration to go into effect in July 2011.
June 17, 2010
So far, Muni, BART, AC Transit, Golden Gate Transit, Golden Gate Ferry and Caltrain — representing about 80 percent of Bay area transit riders — are on the regional smart card bandwagon.
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