Motorists traveling through the Richmond District and Golden Gate Park along California State Route 1 can expect some road-sharing. changes soon.
As shelter-in-place restrictions begin to relax this month, one thing that is likely to continue for a while longer is the Safe Streets Program, the practice of closing certain streets to through car traffic.
A month after the City banned motor vehicle through traffic on Lake Street between Second and 28th avenues, some locals are fine with the measures, while a lack of social-distancing etiquette among pedestrians and bicyclists makes others nervous.
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) held an open house on Sept. 12 at the Sunset Cooperative Nursery School on Lawton Street to allow west side residents to give feedback on a plan to enact pedestrian safety measures along the Lower Great Highway.
“For years, I’ve heard many residents complain to me about the safety conditions of theLower Great Highway,” said San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang, who represents the Sunset District.
A north-south-avenue in the Sunset District appears to be moving from a road commonly used by bicycles to a legitimate, city-approved traffic corridor complete with a few bulb-out accessories.
On the evening of Jan. 31, in the auditorium of the school at Zion Lutheran Church, more than 70 people gathered at a meeting led by District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer to hear about Muni’s new plan, which will now drop the traffic diversion component entirely.
Officials at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) are taking
another look at a plan to put speed humps and traffic diversions along Eighth Avenue, between Fulton and Lake streets.
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) presented to the public on Oct. 18 its
final plan to ease traffic on Eighth Avenue, between Lake and Fulton streets in the Inner
The SF County Transportation Authority (SFCTA), which is comprised of all 11 members
of the SF Board of Supervisors, allocated $580,926 in half-cent sales tax funds in July to
the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for traffic calming measures in
Golden Gate Park.
Weekends are a time for people to relax from the stresses of daily life and run
our errands. Taking traffic delays off the table is a goal we can achieve together.
Since the Summer of 2013, the SF Department of Public Works has been coordinating
the project with a budget of $9 million.
“The Ocean Beach Master Plan, because of erosion at south
Ocean Beach, identified the need for some retreat so that the beach
can persist there, also protection of the wastewater infrastructure
there,” said Maggie Wenger, of the SF Planning Department,
during a community meeting in May.
The project is funded from the $248 million Road Repaving and Street Safety
Bond, which voters passed in 2011.
Community updates from Supervisor Katy Tang