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May 24, 2023
The School Access Plan was requested by former District 4 Transportation Authority Board Member Gordon Mar to explore ways to improve transportation options for kindergarten to fifth-grade youth and their caregivers.
May 22, 2023
The Transportation Authority is seeking the public's input on specific projects and programs to be funded for the first five years of Prop L. Learn more about the projects included in the Transportation Expenditure Plan and how to get involved by taking our survey or participating in a town hall.
May 19, 2023
May is national bike month and celebrates a chance to showcase the many benefits of biking and to encourage people to give biking a try.
May 08, 2023
Governor Gavin Newson announced $690 million in competitive Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Project grants to support transportation projects across California.
April 26, 2023
San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution urging Governor Gavin Newsom and the State Legislature to provide multi-year operations funding to assist California’s transit systems as they recover from the pandemic and to develop long-term funding plans to serve the millions of Californians who rely on public transit.
April 25, 2023
Our board approved over $300,000 in half-cent sales tax funds and over $4.4 million in TNC Tax funds to support SFMTA’s Vision Zero Quick-Build Program. This program installs quick-to-deliver reversible and adjustable traffic measures to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety on the Vision Zero High Injury Network.
April 12, 2023
We're developing the Ocean Avenue Mobility Action Plan in partnership with District 7 Supervisor Myrna Melgar to prioritize and identify funding for transportation, pedestrian safety, bike safety, and traffic circulation along Ocean Avenue.
March 27, 2023
We commemorate the numerous citywide projects funded by Proposition K sales tax funds since 2004, and look ahead to some additions under the new Proposition L sales tax program.
March 22, 2023
The Transportation Authority Board approved over $2.7 million in half-cent sales tax for transportation funds to support the construction of pedestrian safety improvements recommended in the Bayview Community-Based Transportation Plan, a community-driven planning effort in partnership with SFMTA.
March 21, 2023
Express lanes are a system of managed lanes used as a pricing tool for managing demand on freeways. Freeway congestion has returned and we are exploring what it takes to build out a regional express lane network that supports equity, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and manages congestion.
March 15, 2023
Transportation Authority Board Member Aaron Peskin (District 3) joined SFMTA, Downtown SF Partnership, and community leaders to celebrate the completion of the first protected bike lane in the Financial District. The Transportation Authority supported the project with funding from the half-cent sales tax for transportation and the TNC tax.
February 28, 2023
Our board held a hearing in February for transit agencies to present on the operating “fiscal cliff.” Muni, BART, and Caltrain anticipate significant operating budget deficits starting in the next two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s lasting impacts on transit ridership and revenues.
February 28, 2023
Our board approved $50,000 in half-cent sales tax funds to support a study that will identify emission reduction strategies for deliveries in the city’s downtown core.
February 22, 2023
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg recently announced $800 million for nationwide projects in the Safe Streets for All Program, which includes two grants awarded to San Francisco to help prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries.
February 15, 2023
The Presidio Trust unveiled its first battery-electric bus, which will join the Presidio GO shuttle fleet, offering riders free connections to and from downtown BART, and on the Southern Hills Route around the park. The Transportation Authority helped provide funding for the shuttle through the Bay Area Air Quality Management District Transportation Fund for Clean Air, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration.