Oakland News Now reports that a cost committee created by the Transbay Joint Powers Authority under executive director Mark Zabadeh may have ordered a change order that called for exposed steel to replace a planned concrete support system above the bus ramp.
This is the second example of how cost cutting done in the wake of the termination of Salesforce Transit Center Developer Maria Ayerdi Kaplan has apparently hampered the operation of the Transit Center.
Oakland News Now Note: this post demonstrates the full and live operation of the latest version of an experimental mobile media video-blogging system network that’s part of a new approach to the production of media. The uploaded video is from a vlogger with the Zennie62 onYouTube Partner Channel, then uploaded to and formatted automatically at the Oakland News Now site and social media pages. The objective is real-time on the scene reporting of news, interviews, observations, and happenings anywhere in the World and within seconds and not hours. We are constantly working to improve the system network coding and also seek interested content and media technology partners.