San Francisco spent $2.2 billion on a new transit center. Will it be too small?

Amid explosive job and population growth along th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Transbay Transit Center’s underground train station may not be big enough for Caltrain

Even as hope for a high-speed rail reaching San Francisco runs low, the city still plans to build a $6 billion tunnel connecting the Salesforce (Transbay) Transit Center to the Caltrain station at Fourth and King streets. The idea is to transport the Peni.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Transbay Transit Center, Fremont St. to remain closed until at least October 12

The cracked Salesforce Transit Center’s reopening has been delayed with no definite timeline, as Fremont street below it will remain closed until at least October 12. Last Tuesday, the $2.2 billion San Francisco downtown centerpiece — which opene.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

San Francisco official says $2 billion transit center closed over cracked support beam has second beam showing cracking

San Francisco official says $2 billion transit center closed over cracked support beam has second beam showing cracking......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2018

San Francisco's New Transit Center Closes After Cracked Steel Beam Found - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSan Francisco's New Transit Center Closes After Cracked Steel Beam FoundWall Street JournalSAN FRANCISCO—A newly opened, much-anticipated, $2.26 billion transit center in the heart of San Francisco's tr.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 26th, 2018

San Francisco shut down its $2.2 billion transit terminal weeks after opening when a crack was discovered in a support beam

Greg Sandoval/Business Insider Just weeks after it opened, the $2.2 billion San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center was abruptly closed on Tuesday. A fissure was discovered in one of the building'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 26th, 2018

San Francisco"s new $2.2 billion transit center, the "Grand Central Station of the West," is officially open to the public — take a look around

Katie Canales/Business Insider San Francisco's new four-block-long Salesforce.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 16th, 2018

Are we there yet? New $2.2 billion transit center presents a destination — and a journey (Video)

As San Francisco's $2.2 billion transit center opens, the transformation of the neighborhood around it is still a work in progress.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

What’s Next in Court for Bayer Toxic Chemical Claims

Many Bayer AG investors didn’t realize just how much litigation risk they were getting when the German company spent $66 billion in June to acquire Monsanto Co., the giant U.S. seed and herbicide maker. A San Francisco jury’s August 2018 award of.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 25th, 2019

Mobile phone use lags among women worldwide

The gap may be small in most countries, but men are more likely than women to use smartphones. In a report on smartphone ownership around the world, the Pew Research Center has found more than 2.5 billion people have smartphones, but ownership, a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

High tech's center of gravity is shifting east. Google has announced plans for a new $1 billion office complex in New York City. It is the tech industry's latest major expansion beyond the Seattle-San Francisco corridor......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 17th, 2018

Huge mixed-use project with more than 1,500 homes, massive transit center breaks ground in this small East Bay city

This tiny East Bay city was hit hard by the recession. Now, developments are surging forward that will add thousands of homes and square feet of retail to the city, along with a tri-modal transportation center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2018

Wells Fargo unveils D.C. initiative to triple charitable giving, boost small business lending

San Francisco banking giant Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) will be boosting its business and charitable giving in Washington, D.C., to a total of $1.6 billion over the next five years, the bank said in an announcement. The bulk of that money co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2018

Salesforce Transit Center potential fix: a big steel Band-Aid

Officials are frantically searching for the reason why two steel beams in the newly opened $2.2 billion Salesforce Transit Center have cracked. Soon, they will need to turn their attention to how to fix the problem. One idea: Install a big steel pla.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

'It's just a shame': Sudden closure of $2.2B transit center embarrasses San Francisco - USA TODAY

USA TODAY'It's just a shame': Sudden closure of $2.2B transit center embarrasses San FranciscoUSA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO – Even as they sought to assure the public that the cracked steel beam found Tuesday in the new Transbay Tran.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 27th, 2018

$2.5 billion "More MARTA" final recommendations expected Thursday

As the Oct. 4 vote nears for the $2.5 billion plan that will fund transit improvements in Atlanta over the next 40 years, there’s still plenty of discussion about how that money should be spent — and what projects should make the list......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

The Latest: Transit neighborhood experiencing building boom

The Latest on the closure of San Francisco's new transit center (all times local): 12:55 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 26th, 2018

The Transbay Transit Center has been shut down amid concerns about a cracked steel beam

The $2.2 billion Transbay Transit Center opened Aug. 12 after years of delays and cost overruns. Six weeks later, the Salesforce Transit Center, as it's now known, has been shut down after "crews today discovered a fissure in one of the steel beams in t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

Transbay Transit Center closed after crack found in steel beam - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleTransbay Transit Center closed after crack found in steel beamSan Francisco Chronicle1of 30Crews cordon off a .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 25th, 2018

Check out the new high-rise towers reshaping San Francisco"s Transbay District

A new crop of towers is rising in Transbay, dramatically changing the San Francisco skyline. Plans to transform Transbay stretch back a couple of decades. With the centerpiece transit center and rooftop park opening this weekend, the city’s reside.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

Take a drone"s eye look at the new Salesforce Transit Center (Video)

Construction crews are busy adding finishing touches to the Salesforce Transit Center and rooftop park ahead of the terminal’s grand opening on Saturday. The $2.3 billion transit terminal in San Francisco’s SoMa district, dubbed the "Grand Central.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 6th, 2018