September 29, 2023
Caltrain hosted its second public tour to showcase the arrival of their new electric train sets at San Francisco’s 4th and King Caltrain Station. The Transportation Authority provided $41 million in transportation sales tax funds, One Bay Area Grant, and other funds to support Caltrain Electrification.
September 28, 2023
We celebrated the grand opening of the new transit-oriented housing development and open space plaza adjacent to the Balboa Park BART Station. The Transportation Authority contributed $950,000 in transportation sales tax funds for design and construction of the new plaza.
September 26, 2023
Our board approved the Treasure Island Supplemental Transportation Study Final Report. The study was requested by former District 6 board member Matt Haney to identify near-term supplemental transportation services that can meet the needs of existing Treasure Island residents.
September 18, 2023
SFMTA completed safety improvements along three miles of Fulton Street between Stanyan and La Playa Streets, as part of the Fulton Street Safety Project. The Transportation Authority supported the planning and construction of the project with over $400,000 in funding from the Neighborhood Program.
September 11, 2023
The Transportation Authority is exploring how an on-demand shuttle service could improve transportation options in the Sunset, Outer Sunset, Parkside, Pine Lake Park, Lakeshore, and Merced Manor neighborhoods, as part of the District 4 Community Shuttle Study.
August 09, 2023
In July, San Francisco welcomed attendees from around the world to the 2023 Transportation Research Board’s Automated Road Transportation Symposium, an international autonomous vehicle industry conference where participants from industry, government and academia discussed the research, progress, challenges, and opportunities around AVs.
August 07, 2023
During its July meeting, the Transportation Authority Board approved the first four 5-Year Prioritization Programs and related funding allocations from San Francisco’s new Prop L half-cent sales tax Expenditure Plan.
July 07, 2023
In June, California lawmakers agreed to make $1.1 billion available to the state’s mass transit systems for financial support as agencies run low on federal COVID relief funding. While this gives funding operators time to develop more sustainable financial models as they continue to face ridership and revenue losses, Bay Area transit operators still face difficult challenges.
June 28, 2023
The Transportation Authority developed the Ocean Avenue Mobility Action Plan at the request of Transportation Authority Board Vice-Chair Myrna Melgar (District 7), and in partnership with a 14 member Task Force, to prioritize safety and access improvements for Ocean Avenue.
June 27, 2023
The Octavia Improvements Study was requested by former District 5 Transportation Authority Board Member Vallie Brown to improve safety, accessibility, and circulation along Octavia Boulevard and the surrounding neighborhoods.
June 20, 2023
The SFMTA’s Residential Traffic Calming Program is a resident-directed program that implements traffic calming measures to reduce speeding on residential streets in San Francisco.
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.