SPUR Forum: Powell Street BART, From Drab to Fab

From SPUR:

Powell Street BART station is a special place where people from around the world arrive to access some of San Francisco’s biggest attractions, and where locals pass through to get to work or play. With BART in the midst of upgrading and refreshing a number of its aging stations as part of the ambitious Station Modernization Program, its staff will present plans for the future of the Powell Street hub.

+ Tim Chan / BART
Robin Chiang / Robin Chiang and Company

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