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Central Subway – Union Square Market Street Station (UMS)


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Union Square is one of the premiere retail centers in the world. In beautiful and sophisticated San Francisco it thrives because of its convenient location: near the financial district, convention center, museums, luxury hotels and Chinatown; as well as its compact size: contained within not much more than a dozen city blocks.

BART Concept Station Fulton & Parker

BART to the Beach


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Location: San Francisco, California Client: Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Design Services: Planning, Mapping, Illustrations Project Type: Rail, Transportation Stations Cost of Project: $8 Billion Planner & Architect: Robin Chiang...

San Francisco’s Central Subway: Part I – The Roots of Tunneling


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As a native New Yorker I spent years riding the subway before moving to San Francisco. Although San Franciscans may assume that this experience is not one I would want...

San Francisco’s Central Subway: Part II – Underground Stations


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The Union Square and Market Street Station (UMS) is located in a downtown area with abundant shopping and places to meet.  As you can see in the section  below, the...

Glen Park BART Station


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At a BART event in August 2009 BART director Tom Radulovich said, “Glen Park BART station is the crown jewel in the system.” I wondered why and set out to...