June 22, 2020
The Transportation Authority board allocated funding to SF Public Works for the Buchanan Mall Bulbouts Project which aims to reduce pedestrian crossing distances and increase visibility of pedestrians. Later on, SF Public Works will also renovate the entire Buchanan Mall 5-block park which is located in Western Addition.
June 19, 2020
San Francisco Public Works renovated 24 blocks near Twin Peaks and Glen Canyon Park by repaving the street, adding 70 new curb ramps, and implementing sidewalk and curb repairs.
June 11, 2020
We stand with the millions of people protesting the brutal murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Sean Monterrosa, Erik Salgado, Ahmaud Arbery, and many other Black and Brown people unjustly killed at the hands of law enforcement and white civilians.
May 29, 2020
To determine how the remaining portion of the $1.3 billion in federal CARES funding should be distributed, MTC established the Blue Ribbon Transit Recovery Task Force, which will also inform transit agency recovery strategies.
May 29, 2020
The recent shelter-in-place orders have changed traffic patterns and congestion much more rapidly than we’ve ever seen.
May 26, 2020
What does coronavirus mean for our Downtown Congestion Pricing Study? The future is uncertain, but as we move toward economic recovery, we expect to see the return of congestion, possibly at greater levels than before.
May 21, 2020
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.
April 24, 2020
Muni, BART and Bay Ferry to receive $157M in state transit grants. Funding will purchase more than 300 new BART railcars, improve reliability and efficiency for the J Line and M Line, and invest in zero-emission ferry service between San Francisco and Mission Bay.
April 14, 2020
In order to limit the spread of Coronavirus, the Governor’s office and City of San Francisco have directed residents to practice social distancing and stay home as much as possible. For this reason, the Transportation Authority has shifted to a virtual office and will be hosting essential public meetings for the public online.
April 08, 2020
The Transportation Authority will continue to support the cash needs for a multitude of public works and transit projects across the city. We are also working on keeping capital project delivery moving forward and collaborating with partner agencies to ensure San Francisco’s needs and priorities are included in federal and state responses to the crisis.
April 06, 2020
Street safety improvements and new paving are coming to 19th Avenue, thanks to the Senate Bill 1 Gas Tax and San Francisco's half-cent sales tax for transportation. Caltrans has started repaving lower 19th Avenue from Holloway to John Daly Boulevard, with additional street paving to come after the city implements safety and transit reliability improvements on 19th Avenue.
April 01, 2020
The Transportation Authority Board voted to approve SFMTA’s purchase of 219 new Muni light rail train cars to replace its aging fleet. The new vehicles will improve reliability and be easier to maintain.