Press Releases

March 11, 2022 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY RECOGNIZED FOR VETERAN BUSINESS SUPPORT

San Francisco, CA – The Elite Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOB) Network presented the Radiant Eagle Award to the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) on March 11, 2022 in San Francisco.

Ms. Nila Gonzales, TJPA chief of staff, accepted the crystal eagle sculpture award from the Elite’s representative Mr. Lavelle Jones, …

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December 10, 2021 - THE DOWNTOWN RAIL EXTENSION PROJECT ENTERS THE FTA CAPITAL INVESTMENT GRANTS FUNDING PROGRAM

San Francisco, CA – Today, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), owner and operator of the multimodal Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, announced the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA’s) acceptance of the Downtown Rail Extension (DTX) project, which will extend Caltrain’s rail service and ultimately, the statewide California High-Speed …

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December 9, 2021 - TJPA APPOINTS ADAM VAN DE WATER AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Board of Directors today appointed Adam Van de Water as its new Executive Director, to lead the agency.

“I want to welcome Adam Van de Water as the TJPA’s new Executive Director. He brings a wealth of expertise in innovative financial …

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November 19, 2021 - TJPA ANNOUNCES 2021 HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES AT SALESFORCE ROOFTOP PARK

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), in coordination with the East Cut Community Benefit District (CBD), today announced that free holiday activities will be offered at the Salesforce Rooftop Park starting with a holiday lighting celebration on the evening of November 30th and a weekend of …

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October 14, 2021 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES BAREBOTTLE RETAIL LEASES AT SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) today announced that the TJPA Board of Directors unanimously approved two separate 10-year lease agreements at the TJPA’s Salesforce Transit Center to Barebottle Brewing Company, a nationally-recognized brewery located in Bernal Heights, that brews innovative beers inspired by the San …

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June 15, 2021 - SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER OPEN AND PROVIDING TRANSIT AND IMPORTANT SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC

San Francisco, CA – Today, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), owner and operator of the multimodal Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco, marked the important milestone of the State of California and the City and County of San Francisco’s full reopening by providing information on its important services …

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May 26, 2021 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING THE TRAGEDY AT THE SANTA CLARA VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

San Francisco, CA – Today, Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Board Chair Jeff Gee and Interim Executive Director Nila Gonzales provided the following statement relating to the tragedy that occurred at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail facility this morning:

“We are deeply saddened by today’s events in …

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July 10, 2020 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ISSUES GREEN BONDS & ANNOUNCES STABLE BOND RATING

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) today announced that the authority has issued green bonds as part of its commitment to delivering the Transbay Program in the most environmentally responsible manner possible and to help the region meet its environmental goals by delivering low carbon, climate-resilient …

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September 12, 2019 - Transbay Joint Powers Authority Announces Rooftop Restaurant Space Leased at Salesforce Transit Center

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) today announced that the TJPA Board of Directors unanimously approved a 15-year lease for its one-of-a-kind restaurant space atop the Salesforce Transit Center to JSSK Group, an experiential restaurant management and hospitality venture.

The nearly 5,000 square foot restaurant, in addition …

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August 28, 2019 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES CONDITIONAL “AGREEMENT-IN-PRINCIPLE” FOR GLOBAL RESOLUTION OF MILLENNIUM TOWER LITIGATION

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) today announced that a conditional “agreement-in-principle” to resolve the litigation related to the excessive vertical movement and tilt of the Millennium Tower has been reached among many parties to the litigation.

The fact of the conditional agreement-in-principle was reported today in …

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August 8, 2019 - TJPA ANNOUNCES THREE ADDITIONAL RETAIL SPACES LEASED AT SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Transit Center Retail Nearly 64 Percent Full; First Stores to Open Fall 2019

 

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) today announced that the TJPA Board of Directors unanimously approved three additional leases at the Salesforce Transit Center: Feve Chocolates, Dama (doing business as Acquolina) and Dim …

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June 11, 2019 - TJPA ANNOUNCES JULY 1, 2019 REOPENING OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER & SALESFORCE PARK

Facility-Wide Review Complete; Independent Expert Panel Confirms that Transit Center Can Reopen to the Public; Reopening Set for July 1, 2019 with Local Bus Service to Begin in Early July; Regional Bus Service to Follow in Late Summer
 San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) …

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May 10, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Update:

The repair and reinforcement at Salesforce Transit Center are complete.
Shoring has been removed from Fremont and First streets and all lanes are restored to their original condition.
Nighttime street closures will continue throughout May to restore lights, MUNI overhead lines, …

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April 25, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), owner and operator of the Salesforce Transit Center, temporarily closed the facility in September 2018 as a precaution after workers discovered fissures in two steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. A repair and reinforcement project will be …

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April 19, 2019 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES NIGHTTIME STREET CLOSURE TO REMOVE FREMONT STREET TEMPORARY SHORING

 San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) today announced that starting Sunday, April 21, 2019 the temporary shoring system on Fremont Street will be removed. The overnight work will take place Sundays through Fridays for the next four weeks …

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April 10, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA), owner and operator of the Salesforce Transit Center, temporarily closed the facility in September 2018 as a precaution after workers discovered fissures in two steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. Before reopening, the TJPA must:

Repair …

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March 29, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center. …

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February 27, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

This is a localized issue within …

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February 1, 2019 - TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES REPAIRS TO BEGIN AT TRANSIT CENTER

 
San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today that repair and reinforcement work to address the fractured steel beams at the Transit Center is underway and First Street work begins on site this weekend. The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s independent …

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January 22, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center. …

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January 4, 2019 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit …

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December 31, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center. …

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December 13, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

This is a localized issue within …

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November 27, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

Background:

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

This is a localized issue within …

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November 13, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.
This is a …

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November 8, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

This is a localized issue within …

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October 25, 2018 - UPDATE ON TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SALESFORCE TRANSIT CENTER

The Salesforce Transit Center is temporarily closed. In September 2018, workers discovered two fissures in steel beams on the bus deck above Fremont Street. After several inspections and out of an abundance of caution, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) temporarily closed the Transit Center.

This is a localized issue within …

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October 17, 2018 - TJPA Statement Regarding Complaint Filed in San Francisco Superior Court Regarding Salesforce Transit Center

The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) made the following statement today regarding a complaint filed in San Francisco Superior Court Regarding Salesforce Transit Center:

“The Transbay Joint Powers Authority will hold Webcor/Obayashi Joint Venture responsible for their contractual commitment to deliver this project to the people of the Bay Area and …

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October 14, 2018 - FREMONT STREET TO REOPEN FOR MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE

San Francisco, CA – The Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) announced today that work on a four-level shoring system beneath the temporarily closed Salesforce Transit Center on Fremont Street between Howard and Mission streets is complete. Fremont Street will reopen in time for the Monday morning commute.

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October 10, 2018 - Temporary Closure of Salesforce Transit Center

Update

October 10, 2018

Work on a shoring system at the Salesforce Transit Center at Fremont Street between Howard and Mission streets continued today and will continue into early next week, moving the scheduled reopening date of the one block closure. The street will reopen to traffic and the public on Wednesday, …

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