In our new report, we ask the big question:
What impact do ride-hail companies like Uber and Lyft have on congestion in San Francisco?
We compared congestion between 2010 and 2016 using three metrics: vehicle hours of delay, vehicle miles traveled, and speed.
We found that ride-hail companies are responsible for about 50 percent of increased congestion on San Francisco streets. Job and population growth are responsible for most of the rest of our city's worsening congestion.
What's happening: Updates from our monthly newsletter
California Voters Reject Prop 6, Preserving Senate Bill 1 Funds for Local Road Repair and Transit Projects
Transportation Authority Board Requests Update on Congestion Pricing
San Francisco and San Mateo Leaders Tour Los Angeles Express Lanes
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NEIGHBORHOOD TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
The Neighborhood Transportation Improvement Program funds community-based neighborhood-scale planning efforts, especially in underserved neighborhoods and areas with vulnerable populations (e.g. seniors, children, and/or people with disabilities).
The program was developed in response to mobility and equity analysis findings from the San Francisco Transportation Plan, the city’s 30-year blueprint guiding transportation investment in San Francisco, and the Transportation Authority Board's desire for more focus on neighborhoods, especially on Communities of Concern and other underserved neighborhoods.
The transportation plan found that walking, biking and transit reliability initiatives are important ways to address socio-economic and geographic inequities.
The Neighborhood Transportation Improvement Program is made possible by the Transportation Authority through grants from San Francisco's half-cent sales tax for transportation.
MyStreetSF Projects Map
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 San Francisco's Congestion Management Agency. READ MORE
About 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 for San Francisco under state law, and acts as the San Francisco Program Manager for grants from the Transportation Fund for Clean Air.
The Transportation Authority was designated Treasure Island Mobility Management Agency in 2014, charged with planning for sustainable mobility on Treasure Island, coordinating new ferry and regional bus service, on-island shuttle, bike share, and car share opportunities. Read more
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