Several public transit agencies in the Bay Area have announced promotions for September, offering reduced or free fares. The adjusted prices are being provided by BART, Caltrain, AC Transit, VTA, and County Connection. Discounts vary from 50% reductions to free fares to promote the systems, thank existing commuters, and court new riders into the wonderful world of buses and trains.
Permits have been filed seeking the approval of a residential project at 316 12th Street in downtown Oakland. The project proposal includes the redevelopment of a residential building with three additional levels above a double-story building. oWow Development is responsible for the design concepts and construction.
New renderings have been revealed alongside the Draft Environmental Review for 1101-1123 Sutter Street in Polk Gulch, San Francisco. The project will rise 14 stories to create 221 residential units, including affordable housing, on top of retail and child care facilities. 1101 Sutter Affordable, LP is the project sponsor and developer.
A new affordable housing project has been proposed at 15101 Washington Avenue in San Leandro. The project proposal includes the development of an apartment complex on a vacant lot near Greenhouse Marketplace. Abode Communities is the project developer.
Plans are under review to make adaptive reuse of the existing building at 350 San Jose Avenue to more than triple residential capacity. The property is in San Francisco’s Mission District, seven minutes from the 24th Street Mission BART station by foot. Most remarkably, the proposal requires moving the existing building fifteen feet forward toward the sidewalk. SIA Consulting is behind the development process and design.