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San Francisco construction crew adds human skeleton to unique collection of … – Equipment World Magazine

San Francisco construction crew adds human skeleton to unique collection of …Equipment World MagazineWhile building the $1.9 billion Transbay Transit Center, described as a “Grand Central Station of the West,” workers with the Transbay Joint Powers Authority have found several interesting items that represent various periods of the city’s past … …read more Source: Transbay […]

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Architect Jeanne Gang to design San Francisco tower – San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco Business TimesTishman Speyer has hired architect Jeanne Gang to design a building near the future Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco. Few details of the project, planned for a city-owned lot, were known, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Gang is known for …Top female U.S. architect Jeanne Gang to design S.F. towerSan Francisco […]

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Top female U.S. architect Jeanne Gang to design S.F. tower – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe local office of developer Tishman Speyer confirmed Thursday that it has hired Chicago’s Jeanne Gang to design a tower on one of the city-owned lots near the future home of the Transbay Transit Center. Beyond that, details are sketchy as can be … and more …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center News […]

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Transbay Transit Center Being Built On Native’s Final Resting Place – SFist

SFistTuesday morning in the Transbay Transit Center construction site, a crew preparing to pour a concrete foundation unearthed “an old but well-preserved human skeleton” determined to be of American-Indian descent. Now that the massive future transit hub …Bones found at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Francisco ChronicleNative American Remains Discovered At Transbay Transit Center SiteThe San […]

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Native American remains found buried at Transbay Transit construction site – San Jose Mercury News

Native American remains found buried at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO – Contractors found human remains at the Transbay Transit Center project site in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this morning, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority said in a statement. Around 8 a.m., contractors installing … …read more Source: Transbay Transit […]

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Bones found at Transbay Transit construction site – San Francisco Chronicle

Bones found at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Francisco Chronicle(02-25) 18:29 PST SAN FRANCISCO — A construction crew preparing to pour concrete for the new Transbay Transit Center discovered an old but well-preserved human skeleton – later determined to be that of a Native American – Tuesday morning. and more …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center […]

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Construction site reopens after scaffolding accident – San Francisco Examiner

Construction site reopens after scaffolding accidentSan Francisco ExaminerThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health investigated the site Friday and gave the green light for work to continue today on the 27-story building, which is adjacent to the new Transbay Transit Center also under construction. “We take …Injured Carpenters in Good Shape, One Recovering at […]

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Talking Headways Podcast: Hug This Streetcar – Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)She lives car-free in a transit-oriented and bike-friendly neighborhood of Washington, DC. Email Share … I’d advise a design that connects with the Transbay Center under construction, then have the line head directly west and travel under Geary. Do a … …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center News From Google

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The More Space SF Uses to Store Cars, the Less We’ll Have to House People – Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)

The More Space SF Uses to Store Cars, the Less We’ll Have to House PeopleStreetsblog San Francisco (blog)In fact, the closest the city has come to the concept is a recommendation in the Transbay Transit Center District Plan to study an absolute limit on parking within that portion of SoMa, which is set to grow […]

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Transbay Transit Center SF Construction Update: Excavation Work Complete

The Transbay Transit Center Contruction Project in San Francisco reached a special milestone on Monday, February 10th 2014: excavation work to make the underground “box” that will accommodate the structure, bus road levels, and train track levels, was finished. Now, the part of ‘filling in’ the box starts. To understand what I mean, please take […]

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Excavation Complete at Transbay Transit Center in South Beach – Curbed SF

Excavation Complete at Transbay Transit Center in South BeachCurbed SFMore than three years after first breaking ground, the future Transbay Transit Center has officially completed excavation. The four-block long mega project has dug, scooped and hauled away 640,000 cubic yards of dirt, or “the equivalent of 120 Olympic … …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center […]

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Transbay Transit Center excavation work completed – San Francisco Examiner

Transbay Transit Center excavation work completedSan Francisco ExaminerTwo years in the digging, crews have now completed excavation for The City’s Transbay Transit Center, marking a significant project milestone, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority announced Monday. The process entailed removing 640,000 cubic yards of …Transbay Transit Center Completes Excavation of More Than 600000 Cubic …SanFranciscoSentinel.com all […]

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Transbay Transit Center Completes Excavation of More Than 600000 Cubic … – SanFranciscoSentinel.com

Transbay Transit Center Completes Excavation of More Than 600000 Cubic …SanFranciscoSentinel.comToday, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) reached a significant project milestone – completing excavation for the Transbay Transit Center. “This brings us another step closer to the opening of the ‘Grand Central Station of the West,’ said Maria … and more …read more Source: […]

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Planning Department Takes a Serious Look at Highway 280 Teardown – Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)

Planning Department Takes a Serious Look at Highway 280 TeardownStreetsblog San Francisco (blog)… plans for the area include the conversion of the 280 stub into a boulevard and housing, the Caltrain railyard redevelopment, and the planned rail electrification and downtown extension of Caltrain and CA High-Speed Rail to the Transbay Transit Center. …read more Source: […]

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Crane Malfunction Sends Construction Worker Plummeting From Transbay … – The San Francisco Appeal

The San Francisco Appeal3:25 PM: A worker was injured this morning when he fell from a platform at a construction site for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, project officials said. The accident was reported at about 8:10 a.m. at a site in the 500 block of Howard …Worker Injured In Accident San Francisco Transbay […]

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CIM Group Acquires Office Building at 246 1st Street in San Francisco’s South … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

CIM Group Acquires Office Building at 246 1st Street in San Francisco’s South …The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)Located at the corner of 1st and Tehama Streets, 246 1st Street is conveniently situated near several major Bay Area transportation networks, including the planned Transbay Transit Center (just over one block away), the Montgomery BART and […]

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Study to look at demolishing I-280 – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Study to look at demolishing I-280San Francisco Chronicle (blog)… neighborhood before building the downtown rail extension that will bring Caltrain to the new Transbay Transit Center, the planned electrification of Caltrain and the opening of still-uncertain high-speed rail system, which would also go to the … …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center News From Google

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Transbay Transit Center SF Construction Update: 1-13 To 1-19-2014

The Transbay Transit Center construction process has seen a number of important milestones over its life to final buildout coming in 2017, and in the areas of the installation of micropiles and geothermal piping, cross lot bracing, waterproofing, and concrete pouring. But few of those milestones is more important than the one that was achieved […]

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Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan: TJPA Executive Director Honored by Lambda Alpha

Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Executive Director who has so skillfully directed the construction of the $4 billion Transbay Transit Center Project for The San Francisco Bay Area, has been honored with being inducted into Lambda Alpha International Honorary Society for the Advancement of Land Economics at its Annual Initiation Dinner. Ms. […]

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SF Transbay Transit Center Project Construction Update For Dec 9th – Dec 13th

The SF Transbay Transit Center Construction Process has reached a number of milestones on its way toward completion in 2017. First, this week, reinforcing steel installation, concrete placement, electrical conduits, plumbing and waterproofing system installation, reinforcing steel for walls, wall forming and concrete pours are the order of the day, and while it continues work […]

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Transbay Transit Center San Francisco Construction Update 12/02 – 12/06

This is the latest update of the Transbay Transit Center San Francisco construction progress. This from December 2nd 2013 to December 6th, 2013. And here’s the Transbay Transit Center San Francisco Construction video created during the late Summer of 2013: Weekday Work (12/02/13 – 12/06/13): Night Shift: Transit Center Construction Activity: Western Transit Center Site […]

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Transbay Transit Center SF Had First Of Its Kind LGBT Business Outreach

The Transbay Transit Center held a first-of-its-kind outreach event on Thursday of last week, when it invited LGBT-ran business representatives to a mixer at its headquarters in San Francisco. Generally, an large public works organization like the Transbay Transit Center will have women and minority-focused events to make sure firms ran by women and minorities […]

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Transbay Transit Center Construction Project Update: 8/30 – 9/8 2013

Transbay Transit Center Project Construction San Francisco Video: This report period includes a milestone: the first pouring of concrete in the history of the construction phase of the Transbay Transit Center Project. That occurs on September 6th. Here’s the rest: 10 Day Look Ahead: Transbay Transit Center Construction Activities In San Francisco Friday August 30, […]

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Transbay Transit Center Construction Project Update: 8-17 / 8-25 2013

The Transbay Transit Center Construction Project for San Francisco continues and with that comes another weekly construction update, this one for August 16th through August 25th. And once again, I have to show you the great, 16 minute, comprehensive, must-see video tour of the vaunted Transbay Transit Center Construction Project, before you see the updates. […]

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TransBay Transit Center Construction San Francisco Update: 8-12; 8-16 2013

Here’s the latest San Francisco TransBay Transit Center construction update and for the week from Monday, August 12th to Friday, August 16th. But before we continue, have a look at the video tour of the TransBay Center as it was under construction on July 14th 2013: Weekday Work (8/12/13 – 8/16/13): Night Shift: Excavation and […]

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Transbay Joint Powers Authority Sells Land For $30 Million

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority has announced another giant land deal. This time it sold “Block 6,” the parcel that’s a part of the giant Transbay Transit Center Development Project, slated to be completed in 2017. Here’s the full press release: On April 16, 2013, the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure unanimously approved a […]