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The March 2016 Plant of the Month is Beaucarnea recurvate . The characteristics of this unusual looking plant include a bulbous trunk and long hair-like leaves that grow out from the top of the trunk, giving it the common name “Ponytail Palm.” Ponytail Palm is not actually a palm at all; it is a member of the Agave family, a succulent. Ponytail Palms are easy to care for, requiring very little water. The Ponytail Palm likes bright light but will tolerate periods of lower light conditions and is a fun to addition to an interior scape for its unusual shape and easy nature. Ponytail Palms are...
Employees traveling to SFO via U.S. Highway 101 should allow extra time to travel to/from work due to construction during the following dates and times: Route 101 southbound will close March 12 and 13, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Route 101 northbound will close March 19 and 20, Saturday and Sunday mornings between 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. During closures, traffic will be detoured onto local streets. Detours will be clearly marked. Signs will be posted to notify motorists of the upcoming closure. Please note that the bridge will be demolished with heavy...
Airports Council International ’s* (ACI) Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey is a standard for measuring passenger satisfaction. ASQ allows airports to see where they stand relative to their peers and competitors and helps them to prioritize improvement projects and validate their investments in new facilities and services. Highlights of the 2015 ASQ survey are listed below. Category Jan-Mar Apr-Jun Jul-Sep Oct-Dec Overall impression of SFO 4.18 4.19 4.10 4.11 Wayfinding 4.28 4.26 4.22 4.21 Courtesy of airport staff 4.31 4.24 4.17 4.22 Ambience of the airport 4.06 4.08 4.01 4.04 Internet...
Airport Commission approves plans to open Museum store in April 2016 The San Francisco International Airport Commission approved plans for SFO to award a pop-up concession contract to the Exploratorium, an internationally-renowned museum of science, art, and human perception. The “Exploratorium @ SFO” store, slated to open April 2016, will be an extension of the museum experience which has been a San Francisco favorite since opening its doors at the Palace of Fine Arts in 1969. “Our innovative pop-up concessions program brings the very best of the San Francisco Bay Area to SFO”, said Airport...
SFO has been honored as the top engineering project in the State of California in 2015. The new Airport Traffic Control Tower was recognized with the annual “Golden State Award” by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for its innovative and collaborative approach to design and construction. The new tower is the tallest structure in the United States to employ a cutting-edge vertical post-tensioned system, enabling the tower to remain upright and fully operational after a major earthquake. “The new Airport Traffic Control Tower demonstrates the value of our Partnering approach...

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