SF’s Downtown Rail Line Plan is now The Portal

SF’s Downtown Rail Line Plan is now The Portal

San Francisco’s planned Downtown Rail Extension, an expensive and controversial project that transit advocates view as a lynchpin for the region’s long-term needs, is set to be renamed “The Portal” when transit bosses meet next month.

The proposed rail tunnel will connect Caltrain—and future high-speed trains—at 4th and King Street Station to the massive new Salesforce Transit Center, where a newly built station awaits.

The rebrand comes after the authority surveyed 400 voters along Bay Area major transit corridors and found that just 12% were “very familiar” with DTX, or the Downtown Rail Extension, while 28% were “somewhat familiar” with the project.

Source: SF Standard

Sold! Please build it already!


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