February 20, 2020
We are exploring how a fee to drive downtown during busy hours could get traffic moving and achieve goals around street safety, clean air, and equity. This is a strategy called congestion pricing. Here’s the latest on our Downtown Congestion Pricing Study.
February 06, 2020
The Transportation Authority released our 2019 Annual Report that provides a review of what the agency planned, funded, and delivered throughout the past year. Here are some highlights from the report.
January 29, 2020
Starting today, Market Street is car-free. City leaders, advocacy organizations, community members, and city agencies gathered at Embarcadero Plaza to celebrate the new car-free zone. The Transportation Authority is proud to support a car-free Market street and SFMTA’s Quick Build Program with funding through San Francisco’s half-cent sales tax for transportation.
January 22, 2020
An all-electric ferry could transport people between Treasure Island and downtown San Francisco by 2023. The Water Emergency Transit Agency, known as WETA, and the Transportation Authority have submitted a joint application for state funds to support the 100-person electric ferry and charging facilities.
January 16, 2020
The SFMTA’s Bike Wayfinding Project upgraded the almost 30-year-old bike wayfinding signs citywide with a next-generation design that is easier to read and provides time/distance estimates.
January 14, 2020
The Transportation Authority Board voted to allocate funds to design and implement bike lanes on Anza Street at its January 14 meeting.
January 06, 2020
Matt Haney (District 6) and Shamann Walton (District 10) traveled to London and Stockholm last fall to learn about the cities' congestion pricing programs firsthand. Here are 10 lessons the delegates learned on the trip.
December 16, 2019
The SFMTA has completed a suite of improvements for people walking and biking between the Embarcadero and Financial District.
November 20, 2019
The Transportation Authority is in the early stages of a study to explore how a fee to drive into downtown/SoMa during busy hours could keep traffic moving while making our transportation system safer and more equitable.
November 09, 2019
The construction of the Presidio Tunnel Tops project kicked off in November in a “groundmaking” ceremony. The new 14-acre park will rest on top of the existing Presidio Parkway tunnels, a project recently completed by Caltrans and the Transportation Authority.
October 22, 2019
This week, we joined Mayor Breed, our board chair and District 3 Supervisor Aaron Peskin, community members, and local agencies attended to celebrate street improvements coming to Jefferson Street at Fisherman’s Wharf.
October 22, 2019
The Transportation Authority Board earlier this year convened a panel of experts to evaluate the delivery strategy for the Caltrain Downtown Rail Extension Project.
October 15, 2019
We were honored to host California State Transportation Agency Secretary David Kim and his colleagues for a meet-and-greet at our office this month.