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Engineering Public Hearing Agenda, August 30, 2019

Effective Date
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 10:00am
News categories
Traffic
SFMTA
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Order #6135
For Public Hearing
 
 
The Sustainable Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will
hold a public hearing on Friday, August 30, 2019, at 10:00 AM, in Room 416 (Hearing
Room 4), City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102, to consider the following proposals:
 
374 Harriet Street – Unmetered Motorcycle Parking
1. ESTABLISH – UNMETERED MOTORCYCLE PARKING
Harriet Street, west side, from 24 feet to 34 feet north of Brannan Street (10-foot zone for 2 motorcycle stalls) (Supervisor District 6) ♦ Elizabeth Chen, elizabeth.chen@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to install unmetered motorcycle parking spaces on Harriet Street in front of Bolt Inc. at the request of the building.
 
Buchanan Street and Bay Street – Red Zone
2. ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Buchanan Street, east side, from Bay Street to 19 feet northerly (removes 1 parking space) (Supervisor District 2) ♦ Michael Tamin, michael.tamin@sfmta.com
 
The proposed red zone will improve Muni operations for the 43 Masonic inbound.
 
San Bruno Avenue and Silliman Street – Tow-Away, No Stopping Anytime
3. ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
San Bruno Avenue, west side, from 136 feet to 188 feet south of Silliman Street
(Supervisor District 10) Kevin Shue, kevin.shue@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to make the part-time right turn pocket full time.
 
Eddy Street at Mason Street – No Turn On Red
4. ESTABLISH – NO TURN ON RED
Eddy Street, eastbound at Mason Street
Mason Street, southbound at Eddy Street
(Supervisor District 6) ♦ James Shahamiri, james.shahamiri@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to establish No Turn on Red for both approaches at Eddy and Mason streets. This proposal is being made in coordination with the installation of a pedestrian scramble at this intersection.
 
46th Avenue and Santiago Street – STOP Signs
5. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGNS
46th Avenue, northbound and southbound, at Santiago Street, making this intersection an all-way STOP (Supervisor District 4) ♦ Alvin Lam, alvin.lam@sfmta.com
 
Proposal makes this intersection an all-way STOP at the request of local residents and District Supervisor 4's office.
 
 
Hyde Northbound at Lombard Street – No Right Turn
6. ESTABLISH – NO RIGHT TURN, 11 AM TO 8 PM, EXCEPT RESIDENTS OF 1000 LOMBARD STREET AND MONTCLAIR TERRACE
Hyde Street, northbound, at Lombard Street
(Supervisor District 2) ♦ Ricardo Olea, ricardo.olea@sfmta.com
 
SFMTA recommends permanent establishment of this trial regulation to reduce neighborhood congestion.
 
Citywide – On-Street Car Share Parking
7(a). ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING EXCEPT PERMITTED CAR SHARE VEHICLES
A. Golden Gate Ave, north side, from 40 to 60 feet west of Polk Street [removes post ID 442-05040 and post ID 442-05080] (Supervisor District 6)
B. Brighton Avenue, west side, from 20 to 40 feet south of Ocean Avenue
(Supervisor District 7)
 
7(b). ESTABLISH – RED ZONES [Daylighting]
A. Golden Gate Ave, north side, from Polk Street 20 feet west of Polk Street
[removes post ID 442-05020]
(Supervisor District 6) Tracy Minicucci, Tracy.Minicucci@sfmta.com
 
Categorically exempt from Environmental Review: CEQA Guidelines Section 15301 Class 1(c): Operation, repair, maintenance, or minor alteration of existing highways and streets, sidewalks, gutters, bicycle
and pedestrian trails, and similar facilities.
 
 
 
_______________________________
Andrea Contreras, SFMTA Date
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on October 22, 2015, Case 2015-007975ENV:
Cyril Magnin Street and Market Street – Shared Shuttle-Muni Stop
8. ESTABLISH – ABILITY FOR PERMITTED COMMUTER SHUTTLES TO USE MUNI BUS ZONE
Cyril Magnin Street, west side, north of Market Street
(Supervisor District 6) ♦ Scott Leon, scott.leon@sfmta.com
 
Mission Bay Shuttle has been trying to find a better route between Mission Bay and BART without having to double park on Market Street and block Muni and bicyclists. Converting the stop at Cyril Magnin into a shared shuttle zone will reduce congestion on Market Street between 4th and 5th Streets and provide safety for commuter shuttle passengers walking from Civic Center BART.
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on October 23, 2017, Case 2014.1010E:
6th Street, between Market Street and Howard Street – Parking Changes
9(a). RESCIND – METERED YELLOW COMMERCIAL LOADING ZONE, 7AM TO 6PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
A. 6th Street, east side, from 55 feet to 76 feet north of Jessie Street (1 space) ♦
The removal of this space allows for a longer passenger loading zone.
B. 6th Street, west side, from 60 feet to 88 feet south of Stevenson Street (1 space) ♦
Lengthens the proposed commercial loading zone from 24 feet to 28 feet.
C. 6th Street, west side, from 108 feet to 125 feet south of Stevenson Street (1 space) ♦
Resizes the commercial loading zone to comply with Fire Department clearance request.
D. 6th Street, west side, from 47 feet to 71 feet south of Jessie Street (1 space) ♦
The removal of this space allows for a longer passenger loading zone and a longer right turn pocket.
 
9(b). ESTABLISH – PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, AT ALL TIMES
A. 6th Street, east side, from 34 feet to 74 feet north of Jessie Street (40 foot zone) ♦
Lengthens the proposed passenger loading zone to accommodate curbside drop-offs.
B. 6th Street, west side, from 38 feet to 108 feet north of Mission Street (70 foot zone) ♦
Lengthens proposed passenger loading zone.
C. 6th Street, east side, from 28 feet to 71 feet south of Natoma Street (43 foot zone) ♦
This adds passenger loading to a location with high residential density and a large number of passenger loading activity.
 
9(c). ESTABLISH – METERED MOTORCYCLED PARKING
6th Street, east side, from 46 feet to 58 feet north of Natoma Street (4 motorcycle spaces) Adds motorcycle parking to corridor. ♦
 
9(d). ESTABLISH – BLUE ZONE, DISABLED PARKING ONLY, AT ALL TIMES
6th Street, east side, from 26 feet to 46 feet north of Natoma Street (1 space)
This resizes the proposed blue zone to provide increased clearance per Fire Department request. (Supervisor District 6) ♦ Becca.Home@sfmta.com
 
The 6th Street Project, legislated in 2018, and slated for construction in 2020 underwent several curb changes during preliminary engineering to accommodate new passenger and commercial loading and expanded clearance for fire hydrants per the guidance of the San Francisco Fire Department.
 
 
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on October 19, 2015, Case 2015-005492ENV:
5th Avenue at Anza Street – Bike Share Station
10. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
5th Avenue, west side, from 77 feet to 141 feet north of Anza Street (58-foot station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 1) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the west side of 5th Avenue, adjacent to the Kaiser French Campus.
 
Market Street at Cyril Magnin Street – Bike Share Station
11. ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK BIKE SHARE STATION
Market Street, north side, from 28 feet to 124 feet west of Cyril Magnin Street (95-foot station) (Supervisor District 6) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Shifting the existing Bay Wheels bike share station (that is currently on the sidewalk on the north side of Market Street, at Cyril Magnin) further east towards the intersection, at the request of nearby residents.
 
Brannan Street at Colin P. Kelly Junior Street – Bike Share Station
12. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Brannan Street, south side, from 24 feet to 85 feet west of Colin P. Kelly Jr. Street (56-foot station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 6) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the south side of Brannan Street, adjacent to GitHub's office.
 
Brannan Street at 4th Street – Bike Share Station
13. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Brannan Street, south side, from 108 feet to 167 feet west of 4th Street (53-foot station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 6) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the south side of Brannan Street, adjacent to the Bank of America branch and Pinterest office.
 
Grove Street at Gough Street – Bike Share Station
14. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Grove Street, north side, from 32 feet to 103 feet east of Gough Street (68-foot station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 5) ♦Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the north side of Grove Street, adjacent to the Impark Parking Garage.
 
Ellis Street at Pierce Street – Bike Share Station
15. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Ellis Street, north side, from Pierce Street to 85 feet easterly
(73-foot station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 5) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the north side of Ellis Street, adjacent to Raymond Kimball Park.
 
Turk Street at Stanyan Street – Bike Share Station
16. ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK BIKE SHARE STATION
Turk Street, south side, from 122 feet to 184 feet east of Stanyan Street (62-foot station) (Supervisor District 1) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station on the sidewalk on the south side of Turk Street, adjacent to the Koret Heath and Recreation Center
 
 Items denoted with an asterisk ( ) can be given approval by the City Traffic Engineer after the public hearing. Otherwise, the SFMTA Board will make the final approval at a later date based on the outcome at the public hearing.
 
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Appeal Rights under Chapter 31 of the San Francisco Administrative Code: For Approval Actions, the Planning Department has issued a CEQA exemption determination or negative declaration, which may be viewed online at http://www.sf-planning.org/index.aspx?page=3447. Following approval of the item by the SFMTA City Traffic Engineer, the CEQA determination is subject to appeal within the time frame specified in S.F. Administrative Code Section 31.16, typically within 30 calendar days of the Approval Action. For information on filing a CEQA appeal, contact the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102, or call (415) 554-5184. Under CEQA, in a later court challenge, a litigant may be limited to raising only those issues previously raised at a hearing on the project or in written correspondence delivered to the Board of Supervisors or other City board, commission or department at, or prior to, such hearing, or as part of the appeal hearing process on the CEQA decision.
 
Whether the City Traffic Engineer’s decision is considered a Final SFMTA Decision is determined by Division II, Section 203 of the Transportation Code. If the City Traffic Engineer approves a parking or traffic modification, this decision is considered a Final SFMTA Decision. If a City Traffic Engineer disapproves a parking or traffic modification and a member of the public requests SFMTA review of that decision, the additional review shall be conducted pursuant to Division II, Section 203 of the Transportation Code. City Traffic Engineer decisions will be posted on https://www.sfmta.com/committees/engineering-public-hearings by 5 p.m. on the Friday following the public hearing. Final SFMTA Decisions involving certain parking or traffic modifications, whether made by the City Traffic Engineer or the SFMTA Board, can be reviewed by the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Ordinance 127-18. Information about the review process can be found at: https://sfbos.org/sites/default/files/SFMTA_Action_Review_Info_Sheet.pdf.
 
 
Approved for Public Hearing by:
 
 
 
_________________________
Ricardo Olea
City Traffic Engineer
Sustainable Streets Division
 
cc: Debbie Borthne, SFMTA Parking and Enforcement
James Lee, SFMTA Parking and Enforcement
Matt Lee, SFMTA Service Planning
 
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ISSUE DATE: 8/16/18