June 23, 2021
Our board gave initial approval for the Great Highway Concepts Evaluation Final Report this month. Read the report to learn about our evaluation and findings for the long-term future of the Great Highway.
June 22, 2021
Our board advanced two projects to address challenges with safety and circulation surrounding Balboa Park Station and the I-280 off-ramps.
June 22, 2021
Street trees have the potential to provide many benefits by helping to calm vehicle traffic and improving livability.
June 21, 2021
We provided over $3 million in San Francisco’s half-cent sales tax and Prop AA vehicle registration fee to upgrade traffic signals, pedestrian countdown signals, and more along Gough Street.
June 10, 2021
SFMTA’s Folsom Streetscape project will redesign Folsom Street between 2nd and 11th Streets to provide safer, easier access to key destinations for people walking, bicycling, and taking transit.
May 26, 2021
Bay Area transit service providers are welcoming riders back with increased service and fare discounts as San Francisco reopens.
May 25, 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, John F. Kennedy Drive has been closed to cars to allow people to walk and bicycle while social distancing. We evaluated options for JFK Drive to improve park access which was summarized in a final report approved by the Transportation Authority Board.
May 07, 2021
To provide better visibility and improved safety for all road users, we contributed almost $1.5 million in funding from the half-cent sales tax for transportation, as well as other funding sources to upgrade new traffic signal infrastructure along Arguello Boulevard.
April 27, 2021
Our board voted to allocate $900,000 in half-cent sales tax funds to support traffic calming measures in Visitacion Valley and Portola, as part of SFMTA’s Vision Zero Proactive Traffic Calming program. Traffic calming measures that may be selected could include speed humps, signal changes, and raised crosswalks.
April 27, 2021
The Transportation Authority Board approved $250,000 in Neighborhood Program funding to support planning, outreach, and design of quick-build projects at Lake Merced. Quick-build designs could include protected bikeways, pedestrian refuge islands, narrowed traffic lanes, and more.
April 15, 2021
The Tenderloin made history by becoming the first neighborhood in San Francisco to implement area-wide speed reductions, from 25 to 20 mph. The project has also begun installng ‘no turn on red’ signs at 54 intersections in the neighborhood to support pedestrian safety.
April 03, 2021
We celebrated the completion of Quick-Build projects in the Bayview with the community. Improvements include protected bike lanes, murals, and more as prioritized by the community in the Bayview Community-Based Transportation Plan.