The US department of transportation’s Federal Transit Administration has awarded $75 million in federal grant funds for construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit Project in San Francisco. The project is designed to significantly improve transit service in one of the busiest bus corridors in the city.
British Airways is launching a new service to Oakland, San Francisco Bay on March 28th, 2017. It will be the airline’s first route from Gatwick to California, and its fifth service from London to the ‘Golden State’. Oakland offers close connections to world-famous landmarks including Napa Valley, Carmel and Yosemite national park.
In line with its growth strategy, Finnair has announced that it will open a new seasonal route from Helsinki to San Francisco in June 2017, operating three weekly flights between both cities from June 1st to September 30th. The flights will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
United Airlines will introduce daily non-stop flights between its San Francisco International Airport hub and Singapore’s Changi Airport, from June 1st, 2016, subject to government approval. United will be the first airline to offer nonstop service between San Francisco and Singapore, and this will be the only non-stop service to the US from Singapore.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and its 511 Traveler Information Service have released the 2012 edition of the Getting There on Transit guide.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), today announced that the entrance to the Powell Street Muni Metro/BART Station located at Stockton and Ellis streets will close August 27.
BART is expanding the number of locations throughout the Bay Area that can accept applications and issue discounted Clipper cards In an effort to make the all-in-one transit cards more accessible to senior citizens.
The San Francisco Travel Association, the official tourism marketing organisation for the City and County of San Francisco, has announced the city welcomed 2,872,000 international visitors in 2011, an increase of nearly ten percent over 2010. The figure also represents an increase of nearly 30 per cent over 2009.
Westfield San Francisco Centre is a member of the San Francisco Travel Association, the U.S. Travel Association, the National Tour Association and the Shop America Alliance.
The Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which oversees all transportation in the city, including the Municipal Railway (Muni), approved the Agency’s two-year budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 and FY 2014.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which manages transportation in the City, today announced that the Agency has completed the acquisition of the property that will be the future home of the Central Subway’s Chinatown Station. Starting today, the property, located at 933-949 Stockton Street, will be secured, signage will be removed and a decorative vinyl wrap will be applied along Stockton and Washington streets.
New First of its Kind “Treasures from the Muni Archive” Exhibit Showcases San Francisco’s Historic Past During Muni’s Centennial.