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British Airways to launch Gatwick-Oakland flights in spring 2017

British Airways to launch Gatwick-Oakland flights in spring 2017

2 November 2016 Airline News Tourism News

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.

Brits lead San Francisco tourism boom

Brits lead San Francisco tourism boom

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.

SFMTA Board approves two-year budget

SFMTA Board approves two-year budget

20 April 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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.

Central Subway Project Moves Forward on Chinatown Station

Central Subway Project Moves Forward on Chinatown Station

1 March 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

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.

San Francisco - A Spring Fling

San Francisco - A Spring Fling

18 February 2012 Press Release Tourism News

Spring doesn’t arrive until March 20. San Francisco already has a case of “spring fever” though, and there’s plenty to make green fingers itch: