Overview
A map of the Project Area and its surroundings. To the west of the Project Area is a green line, running along brotherhood way from Lake Merced Boulevard to just east of Junipero Serra Boulevard, labeled "ParkMerced Bike Path." To the east of the Project Area are green lines labeled "Existing Bike Paths." Within the Project area are two blue lines, one connecting the green lines on either side, the other running from St. Charles Avenue to Daly City BART.

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Introduction

The Brotherhood Way Safety and Circulation Plan will develop near- and long-term concepts to improve safety, circulation, and connectivity through the Brotherhood Way and Alemany Boulevard corridors and on surrounding streets.

ConnectSF is San Francisco’s long-range transportation planning effort. As part of ConnectSF, the Streets and Freeways Strategy (PDF) identified the Brotherhood Way and Alemany Boulevard area for future planning to address safety on high-speed, high-capacity streets and improve neighborhood connections. The Streets and Freeways Strategy includes a high-level concept for the area to inspire future planning efforts.

The Brotherhood Way Safety and Circulation Plan is the next step in the planning process. The study will begin with an analysis of existing conditions to identify transportation needs and areas for improvement. Concepts will be developed to address transportation needs including near- and long-term improvements. 

Community engagement will be a key element of each study phase and a Community Working Group will be formed to guide all aspects of project development.

Study Partners

  • San Francisco County Transportation Authority
  • SFMTA
  • SF Planning

Goals

Draft goals for the Brotherhood Way Safety and Circulation Plan include:

  • Prioritize safety
  • Improve connectivity
  • Support community amenities
  • Prepare for the future
  • Demonstrate accountability

Timeline

  • Fall/Winter 2023

    Confirm study goals and needs. Outreach. 

  • Spring 2024

    Develop long-range alternatives. Outreach. 

  • Summer/Fall 2024

    Refine and evaluate alternatives. Outreach. 

  • Winter 2024

    Select preferred alternative. Final town hall.

Public engagement will happen at each study stage, with the first round of engagement in November 2023. 

Cost and Funding 

Funding for the Brotherhood Way Safety and Circulation Plan is provided by a Caltrans Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant with support from SFCTA Vice Chair Myrna Melgar and Commissioner Asha Safai.

Resources

ConnectSF website

Contact 

David Long, Senior Transportation Planner: brotherhood-way@sfcta.org

Background

This study emerged as one recommendation from the ConnectSF Streets and Freeways Strategy, which is the city’s multi-agency long-term planning effort to build an effective, equitable, and sustainable transportation system.

This study is hoping to advance three key ConnectSF recommendations

  1. Prioritize safety
  2. Reconnect communities that are divided by freeways and large roads
  3. Build a complete network for walking and biking

The work will also advance recommendations from previous plans, including the Vision Zero Action Plan, BART Station Access Studies, and San Francisco’s 2009 bike plan.

Public engagement

The Transportation Authority is working with the community to draft study goals and understand key challenges near Brotherhood Way.

2023 Outreach Events

Past Events 

Outreach survey (closed December 26, 2023)

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Neighborhood Walk

Neighbors joined a group walking tour with others in the community to learn more about the Brotherhood Way Safety and Circulation Plan. 

Date: Saturday, December 16
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Entrance to Daly City BART Station (parking garage side)
500 John Daly Blvd
Daly City, CA 94014
Register here. 

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Time: 6 p.m. 
 

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ConnectSF is a multi-agency collaborative process to build an effective, equitable, and sustainable transportation system for San Francisco’s future.