Mayor and SFMTA Celebrate GroundBreaking of Central Subway

Mayor Newsom and SFMTA Celebrate GroundBreaking of Central Subway Second Phase of Third Street Light Rail Project Will Connect Communities, Provide Thousands of Jobs

02/09/10 – Mayor Gavin Newsom today joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and numerous elected and community leaders to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Central Subway, which is Phase 2 of the Third Street Light Rail Project.  When service begins in 2018, this 1.7-mile extension of the existing T Third rail line will connect communities from Visitacion Valley to Chinatown with modern, convenient light rail service.  The Central Subway will improve transit travel times, relieve congestion, enhance the environment, stimulate economic activity along the corridor and provide thousands of much-needed jobs along the way. Read more

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