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.
March 16, 2020
In support of the city’s "shelter in place" public health order, the San Francisco County Transportation Authority will be shifting to a "virtual office" effective Tuesday, March 17.
February 26, 2020
The Muni Reliability Working Group has completed its work and recently presented findings and recommendations to the Transportation Authority. Here are the key recommendations from the Working Group.
February 25, 2020
The SFMTA installed new traffic signals at the intersection of Oak Street and Masonic Avenue this month to improve safety for people walking and biking.
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.