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.
Outer Taraval merchants between 46thand 47th avenues sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor London Breed and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board members, requesting that the SFMTA provide alternative solutions to staging, provide a traffic study, provide more information about the impact of construction on local businesses and a commitment from SFMTA To receive regular updates during construction.
When a raucous meeting about plans for the L-Taraval Improvement Project did not go as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) had hoped, they went back to the drawing board to reassess the plan and have now scheduled another meeting.
Press Release from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), August 1, 2019.
Sunday, July 28: The annual San Francisco Marathon will begin from The Embarcadero and Mission Street at 5:30 a.m., with staggered starts from 5:30 a.m. until 6:30 a.m.
Starting this month, construction is going to begin on Taraval Street as SFMTA/Muni begins a two- to three-year construction project ripping up Taraval Street to install new sewer lines, and then repaving Taraval Street, reinstalling the overhead lines and tracks, building the boarding islands, etc.
In an effort to fully accommodate the final phase of the Inner Sunset Streetscape Improvement Project, shuttle buses will substitute for the N-Judah line between Ocean Beach and Carl and Cole streets starting on April 13 and continuing for approximately two weeks.
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.
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency is holding two meetings in August to show the public final details of the Geary Bus Rapid Transit plan slated to begin construction in the fall.
It is time to scrap this Frankenstein “hybrid” plan that was concocted for the Richmond and to start work on a real transportation plan, one that considers everyone’s needs and best interests, not just the narrow-minded aims of a wayward transportation agency.
As the Sunset District struggles to fill vacant commercial buildings, some merchants along Taraval Street west of 25th Avenue wonder if the recent removal of about 70 parking spaces on the commercial corridor might also be the final factor that puts them out of business.
“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.