The Transbay Program is a visionary transportation and housing project that has transformed downtown San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Area’s regional transportation system by creating a world class transportation hub in the heart of a new neighborhood. The project replaced the former Transbay Terminal at First and Mission streets in San Francisco with a modern regional transit hub connecting the Bay Area and ultimately the State of California through: AC Transit, BART, Caltrain, Golden Gate Transit, Greyhound, Muni, SamTrans, WestCAT Lynx, Amtrak, Paratransit and future High-Speed Rail from the San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim.
The Transbay Program is a national model for
11 Transit Systems
will be better integrated into the region’s transportation network
Northern Terminus Station
for California’s future high-speed rail system
new housing units with 35% affordable.
square feet of new retail space in the Center
More than 11 acres
of new public parks and open space, including the Transit Center’s 5.4-acre rooftop park.
Building the Center
The new Salesforce Transit Center replaces the former 1939 Transbay Terminal in downtown San Francisco with a modern multimodal transit hub spanning six-levels and four blocks long.
A World Class Transportation Hub
More than one million square feet, with service for 11 transit systems, public artwork installations, wellness services and dining.
Innovative, Sustainable Design
Groundbreaking Penrose non-repeating pattern in the facade and LEED Gold certification.
A 5.4-acre rooftop public park, including a beer garden, destination restaurant, open-air amphitheater, gardens, half-mile walking path, open grass areas, and children’s play space. Learn More.
The Portal/Downtown Rail Extension
The Portal will extend Caltrain and bring high-speed rail service to the Salesforce Transit Center in downtown San Francisco.
Completion of the multimodal Transit Center and two-level trainbox brings The Portal project forward.
The Portal supports environmental and economic benefits for a more sustainable and equitable Bay Area.