Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
The Central Subway Project: San Francisco's Railway to Nowhere?
- Author(s): Barrow, J.J.
- et al.
For only 1.7 miles of rail, San Francisco is spending $1.58 billion. Traveling from Chinatown to King Street, the premise for the project — one of the most expensive in the nation — doesn't stand up to critique. But even after decades of political maneuvering to make the project reality, the general public didn't learn about it until the boondoggle was unstoppable.