Welcome to the San Francisco County Transportation Authority

Created in 1989, the Transportation Authority is responsible for long-range transportation planning for the city, and it analyzes, designs and funds improvements for San Francisco's roadway and public transportation networks. The Transportation Authority administers and oversees the delivery of the Prop K half-cent local transportation sales tax program. It also serves as the designated Congestion Management Agency (CMA) for San Francisco under state law, and acts as the San Francisco Program Manager for grants from the Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA). Read more

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The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (Transportation Authority) will receive sealed construction bid documents for the Folsom and Fremont Street Off-Ramp Realignment Project in the Hearing Room of the Transportation Authority’s office building; 1455 Market Street, 22nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 until 3:00 PM after which time said bids will be publicly opened and read.  A non-mandatory Pre-Bid and Small Business Enterprise Outreach Meeting will be held for the project on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 9:30 AM in the Hearing Room of the Transportation Authority offices.  Read more


The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (Transportation Authority) invites proposals from interested firms for Planning and Engineering Services for the 19th Avenue/M-Ocean View Project. The proposal must respond to the specific scope of services described in Section III of this Request for Proposals (RFP).  Proposals are due by Monday, May 5, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Transportation Authority's offices. (Please excuse the email announcement of this opportunity that incorrectly indicated an April 5 deadline)READ MORE

19th Avenue Transit Study Final Report Adopted!

19th Ave. report coverOn March 25, 2014, the Transportation Authority Board unanimously adopted the 19th Avenue Transit Study Final Report. The two-year study explored options for re-locating the M-Ocean View light-rail line from where it currently operates in the 19th Avenue median to the west side of the street through grade-separated crossings, completely re-building the street with wider sidewalks, off-street bike facilities, and a landscaped median. The Study developed and evaluated several alternatives, and identified one, the Longer Subway and Bridge alternative, as the highest-performing that should be the focus of subsequent phases of project development. Key benefits include a 35-45% reduction in light-rail travel time through the corridor and major pedestrian and cycling upgrades including: four new locations to cross 19th Avenue, a 33% decrease in the distance across the street, and wider sidewalks and off-street cycling facilities. The next phase of Pre-Environmental Study is now starting up, led by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. Read More

MyStreetSF Projects Map

MyStreetSF Projects Map logoMyStreetSF Projects Map thumbnailFrom signals to streetcars, bicycles to boulevards, from pedestrian safety to paving, the Transportation Authority provides funding for hundreds of transportation projects citywide. The MyStreetSF interactive map shows projects currently underway, proposed, and recently completed that are funded by, or prioritized for funding by the Transportation Authority, as well as those for which the we provide some level of oversight, in our role as Congestion Management Agency for San Francisco. The MyStreetSF interactive map allows you to search for projects by location, Supervisorial District, project type (e.g., bicycle, pedestrian safety, transit rehabilitation), project sponsor, or timeline. Click on a project on the map to see key information (e.g., short description, schedule, cost) and a link to the project page and/or project sponsor’s main page. The map page also includes information on city-wide projects and programs like Bicycle Education and Outreach. READ MORE

Through April 2014: Track your bike rides with the CycleTracks Smartphone app!

CycleTracks logoThe Transportation Authority, working with the SFMTA and researchers at UC Davis, is re-launching the CycleTracks smartphone app. CycleTracks helps users track their San Francisco rides, and uploads route data so researchers and planners can learn about how and where people ride. 

In 2010, we used CycleTracks to learn how important bike lanes are to San Francisco riders. We were able to use the thousands of trips submitted to help our SF-CHAMP travel demand computer model learn about what cyclists like, and to understand how many more people will bike with more bike infrastructure.

The 2010 data was collected before the addition of much new bike infrastructure put in place over the past few years, and now we want to see how the new facilities have changed the bicycling landscape. Download Cycletracks now for iOS and Android. READ MORE

Join our Citizens Advisory Committees!

Citizens (or Community) Advisory Committees, also known as CACs, are an important part of our planning efforts: they give the public—community and business stakeholders—a voice in the direction and scope of many of our projects, analyze benefits and impacts on San Francisco’s many communities, and recommend courses of action.

We’re currently actively seeking candidates for three of our CACs: one additional member for the Geneva-Harney BRT Feasibility Study Community Advisory Committee representing the Oceanview, Merced, and Ingleside neighborhood; representatives from the areas around the Balboa Park BART Station for the Balboa Park CAC, which we participate in, along with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency; and one vacancy on our agency-wide CAC. If you’re interested, get in touch with us! Call 415.522.4800 or send us an email. We need your guidance and support!

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