Oregon Iron Works has landed what appears to be a large contract for a prominent San Francisco project. The company, which Vigor Industrial purchased earlier this year, will provide steel fabrication work for the $4.5 billion Transbay Transit Center. Read more...
'Owl Service' to expand in S.F. Bay Area Late-night, weekend transit service between San Francisco and the East Bay is about to be expanded, thanks to state funding. This December, a year-long AC Transit pilot program, in collaboration with BART, will offer extended hours and routes for the current late-night bus service.
SF Gate, Oct. 20
Plans for Kinkisharyo plant in Palmdale, Calif., derailed by labor dispute Kinkisharyo International says it is forfeiting its decision to construct a 400,000-square-foot rail car manufacturing plant in Palmdale, Calif. Announced in June 2014, the proposed $60 million manufacturing and assembly facility raised expectations toward creating hundreds of construction jobs, along with 150 to 200 permanent high-paying jobs once completed.
Antelope Valley Times, Oct. 14