San Jose and Santa Ynez station

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San Jose and Santa Ynez
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Outbound train arriving at San Jose and Santa Ynez, May 2018.JPG
Outbound train arriving at San Jose and Santa Ynez in 2018
Location San Jose Avenue at Santa Ynez Avenue
San Francisco, California
Coordinates 37°43′33″N 122°26′33″W / 37.72578°N 122.44240°W / 37.72578; -122.44240Coordinates: 37°43′33″N 122°26′33″W / 37.72578°N 122.44240°W / 37.72578; -122.44240
Owned by Muni
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
History
Opened August 31, 1991
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO SFmuni.svg Muni Metro   Following station
toward Balboa Park
J Church
toward Embarcadero

San Jose and Santa Ynez is a light rail stop on the Muni Metro J Church line, located in the Mission Terrace neighborhood of San Francisco, California adjacent to Balboa Park. The stop has two side platforms located before the intersection in each direction.

J Church and N Judah trains began using the extension of the J Church line along San Jose Avenue for carhouse moves on August 31, 1991. Although these trips were open to passengers, the extension and its stops did not open for full-time service until June 19, 1993.[1]

In March 2014, Muni released details of the proposed implementation of their Transit Effectiveness Project (later rebranded MuniForward), which included a variety of stop changes for the J Church line. The inbound platform at Santa Ynez, currently less than the length of a single Muni Metro car, would be extended.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callwell, Robert (September 1999). "Transit in San Francisco: A Selected Chronology, 1850-1995" (PDF). San Francisco Municipal Railway. 
  2. ^ "Chapter 3: Proposals by Route". Transit Effectiveness Project Implementation Workbook (PDF). San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. March 24, 2014. pp. 52–56. 

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