November 20, 2021
On November 15, President Biden signed the Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act which will invest nearly $1 trillion in transportation, water, broadband, and power infrastructure across the nation. The U.S. Department of Transportation also awarded an $18 million RAISE grant to the West Side Bridges replacement and seismic retrofit project on Yerba Buena Island.
November 15, 2021
Transportation investments are critical to building a well-connected, safe, and accessible transportation network.
November 10, 2021
Our board approved $925,000 in half-cent sales tax for transportation funds to support SFMTA’s Schools Engineering Program. Within San Francisco’s Safe Routes to School, this program will fund the planning, design, and construction of signage, paint markings, and traffic calming measures at schools throughout the city.
November 04, 2021
Creating an equitable transportation system requires options that are safe, accessible, and reliable that meet the needs of all, especially those with the fewest options. The Transportation Authority utilizes Equity Priority Community designations to prioritize transportation projects and funding efforts.
October 22, 2021
The completion of this first phase brings much-needed transit reliability and safety improvements, including dedicated bus lanes, sidewalk extensions, traffic signal upgrades, and more along Geary Boulevard between Stanyan Street and Market Street.
October 21, 2021
We're exploring a number of programs and services to support transportation on the island as new housing is being developed.
October 18, 2021
We’re preparing to ask San Francisco voters in June or November 2022 to continue the existing half-cent transportation sales tax and approve a new 30-year investment plan, also known as the Expenditure Plan. This plan will determine how we invest sales tax dollars to improve transportation across the city.
October 10, 2021
To uplift the voices of women in transportation, we interviewed some key female leaders at our agency to share their insights and advice for women interested in transportation.
September 20, 2021
With schools back in session for in-person learning, many students and families are commuting again. The Transportation Authority will be developing a School Access Plan to provide recommendations that improve transportation options for K-5 students and their families.
September 17, 2021
The Transportation Authority is committed to advancing equity by providing disadvantaged, local, and small business enterprise firms with opportunities to do business with our agency and to participate in contracts funded with federal, state, and local dollars.
September 14, 2021
The Transportation Authority Board advanced $410,000 in funds from the Prop AA vehicle registration fee for renovations to Chinatown’s Joice Alley. Improvements will include new streetlights and sidewalk repairs to create a well-lit and safer walking experience.