The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is in the final stages of putting together a plan to make Lake Merced Boulevard safer, but at the expense of 190 parking spaces.
The Geary-BRT plan would have eliminated the center traffic islands and ripped out all the trees along them, then run Muni buses down the new lanes created, with the long-term goal of making space for a light-rail train to eventually roll down one of the most heavily traveled commercial corridors in the City.
The second phase of the Taraval Street revamp is set to start next year, after a $57.2 million contract to fund it was awarded to the contractor by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Board of Directors.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) announced in July that it has completed Segment A of its L-Taraval Improvement Project, a nearly two-year-long effort that aimed to improve transit and landscaping in the Sunset while replacing key sewer and rail infrastructure.
During a lengthy online meeting July 20, the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) approved a permanent change on Geary Boulevard.
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 22, several targeted bus routes will be restored or extended and frequencies improved on some routes to continue to support essential trips and physical distancing.
Following the rescheduled Public Hearing on July 31, the following temporary street changes have been approved by the City Traffic Engineer and will soon be implemented.
Geary Boulevard at Steiner Street will be closed for the removal of the pedestrian bridge.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is in the planning phase of a project to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians on Fulton Street. Segments of Fulton are located on San Francisco’s High Injury Network, according to the SFMTA website.
Update from SFMTA on the construction projects on the N-Judah and L-Taraval streetcar lines.
You’re invited. Please join us to learn more and have a discussion about staging locations for L Taraval Improvement Project Segment B’s work (Sunset Boulevard to West Portal).
There were many different opinions held by the community, though most were in opposition. It was hoped that this meeting would find an alternate staging area for construction at the large lot cornering Sloat and Lake Merced boulevards.
Forecast of Work Planned for August 26-September 6, 2019.
Starting Thursday, August 15, traffic pattern on lower Great Highway between Ulloa and Santiago streets will be changed. Northbound travel lane on lower Great Highway will be rerouted to 48th Avenue for two blocks between Ulloa and Santiago streets. Southbound travel lane will continue on lower Great Highway as usual. This will be in effect until project completion in 2022.
The votes have been tallied and by more than 50% of the votes, option B- retain more parking, is the winning vote.