Contact: Eric Young, San Francisco County Transportation Authority
SAN FRANCISCO – Tilly Chang, Executive Director of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, today issued the following statement following the passage of new revenue for pedestrian and bicycle safety, transit reliability, and traffic management citywide:
“The San Francisco County Transportation Authority joins with our partner agencies in thanking the voters of San Francisco and our city leaders for supporting much-needed investment in our city’s local and regional transportation system. With these funds, San Francisco can enhance pedestrian safety, increase transit efficiency and support housing and job growth in a sustainable manner. We look forward to continued collaboration with city agencies and the public to develop comprehensive funding strategies to realize our shared transportation vision.”
About the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (www.sfcta.org)
Created in 1989, the SFCTA is responsible for long-range transportation planning for the city, and it analyzes, designs and funds improvements for San Francisco’s roadway and public transportation networks. The SFCTA administers and oversees the delivery of the Prop K half-cent local transportation sales tax program and the Prop AA $10 annual vehicle registration fee program. The Authority acts as the San Francisco Program Manager for grants from the Transportation Fund for Clean Air, serves as the designated Congestion Management Agency for San Francisco and is the Treasure Island Mobility Management Agency. The SFCTA Board consists of the eleven members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, who act as SFCTA Commissioners. Commissioner John Avalos is Chairman of the Board. Tilly Chang is the SFCTA’s Executive Director.