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Engineering Public Hearing Agenda, February 1, 2019

Effective Date 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:00am
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SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Order # 6037
FOR PUBLIC HEARING

The Sustainable Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal 
Transportation Agency will hold a public hearing on Friday, 
February 1, 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:


     25th Street, between Noe Street and Sanchez Street – Speed Cushions 
     (Three-Lump Cushions)
1.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     25th Street, between Noe Street and Sanchez Street (2 three-lump 
     cushions) * (Supervisor District 8) Daniel Carr, daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs two three-lump cushions on the block at the 
     request of local residents. SFMTA data confirmed that typical motorists’ 
     speeds were above the de-facto speed limit of 25 MPH.

     25th Street, between Church Street and Dolores Street – Speed Cushions 
     (Three-Lump Cushions)
2.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     25th Street, between Church Street and Dolores Street (2 three-lump 
     cushions) * (Supervisor District 8) Daniel Carr, daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs two three-lump cushions on the block at the 
     request of local residents. SFMTA data confirmed that typical motorists’ 
     speeds were above the de-facto speed limit of 25 MPH.

     Alviso Street, between Holloway Avenue and Urbano Drive – Speed Humps
3.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
     Alviso Street, between Holloway Avenue and Urbano Drive (2 speed humps) *
     (Supervisor District 7) Ariel Ward, ariel.ward@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

     Fitzgerald Avenue, between Hawes Street and Ingalls Street – Speed 
     Cushions
4.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     Fitzgerald Avenue, between Hawes Street and Ingalls Street 
     2 three-lump cushions) (Supervisor District 10) * 
     Daniel Carr, daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH. 
     These devices will have slots in the eastbound direction only.


     Post Street, between Scott Street and Pierce Street – Speed Cushion
5.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
     Post Street, between Scott Street and Pierce Street (1 cushion)
     (Supervisor District 5) * Nick Carr, nick.carr@sfmta.com
   
     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

     4th Avenue, between Balboa Street and Fulton Street – Speed Cushions
6.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     4th Avenue, between Balboa Street and Cabrillo Street (2 3-lump cushions)
     4th Avenue, between Cabrillo Street and Fulton Street (2 3-lump cushions)
     (Supervisor District 1) * Ariel Ward, ariel.ward@sfmta.com
   
     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the blocks at the 
     request of block residents.SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.
     Fitzgerald Avenue, between Ingalls Street and Jennings Street – Speed 
     Cushions

7.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     Fitzgerald Avenue, between Ingalls Street and Jennings Street 
     (2 three-lump cushions) (Supervisor District 10) * Daniel Carr, 
     daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     requestof block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH. 
     These cushions will have slots in the eastbound direction only.

     Baker Street, between Anza Vista Avenue and Terra Vista Avenue – Speed 
     Humps   
8.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
     Baker Street, between Anza Vista Avenue and Terra Vista Avenue 
     (2 humps) (Supervisor District 2) * Nick Carr, nick.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motoristspeeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

     15th Avenue, between Anza Street and Geary Boulevard – Speed Cushions
9.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     15th Avenue, between Anza Street and Geary Boulevard (2 3-lump cushions)
     (Supervisor District 1) * John Garzee, john.garzee@sfmta.com  

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.


       Ellsworth Street, between Ogden Avenue and Tompkins Avenue – Speed Hump
10.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Ellsworth Street, between Ogden Avenue and Tompkins Avenue (1 speed hump) 
       (Supervisor District 9) * John Garzee, John.garzee@sfmta.com
       
       This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
       request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
       typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 15 MPH.
   
       Shannon Street, between Geary Street and O’Farrell Street – Speed Humps
11.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Shannon Street, between Geary Street and O’Farrell Street
       (Supervisor District 6) * Ariel Ward, ariel.ward@sfmta.com
    
       This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
       request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
       typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 15 MPH.
 
       Theresa Street, between Cayuga Avenue and San Jose Avenue – Speed Hump
12.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Theresa Street, between Cayuga Avenue and San Jose Avenue (1 hump) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
    
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.
    
       Naples Street, between Rolph Street and Athens Street – Speed Cushion
13.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
       Naples Street, between Rolph Street and Athens Street (1 cushion)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
    
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Shields Street, between Arch Street and Ramsell Street – Speed Hump
14.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Shields Street, between Arch Street and Ramsell Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, Jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Brunswick Street, between Lowell Street and Whittier Street – Speed Hump
15.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Brunswick Street, between Lowell Street and Whittier Street (1 speed hump) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.


       San Juan Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Capistrano Street – Speed 
       Hump
16.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       San Juan Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Capistrano Street (1 hump) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai. 

       Cotter Street, between Cayuga Avenue and San Jose Avenue – Speed Humps
17.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       Cotter Street, between Cayuga Avenue and San Jose Avenue (2 Humps)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
    
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Seneca Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Delano Avenue – Speed Humps
18.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       Seneca Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Delano Avenue (2 humps) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.
   
       Byxbee Street, between Shields Street and Sargent Street – Speed Hump
19.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Byxbee Street, between Shields Street and Sargent Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor
       Safai.

       Russia Avenue, between Madrid Street and Edinburgh Street – Speed Hump
20.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Russia Avenue, between Madrid Street and Edinburgh Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Plymouth Avenue, between Lobos Street and Minerva Street – Speed Cushion
21.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
       Plymouth Avenue, between Lobos Street and Minerva Street (1 cushion) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
    
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.


       Winding Way, between Cordova Street and Naylor Street – Speed Hump
22.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Winding Way, between Cordova Street and Naylor Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
 
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Excelsior Avenue, between Paris Street and Lisbon Street and between 
       Edinburgh Street and Naples Street – Speed Cushions
23.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
       Excelsior Avenue, between Paris Street and Lisbon Street (1 cushion)
       Excelsior Avenue, between Naples Street and Edinburgh Street (1 cushion)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Ney Street, between Mission Street and Craut Street and between Congdon 
       Street and Trumbull Street – Speed Humps
24.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       Ney Street, between Mission Street and Craut Street (1 hump)
       Ney Street, between Congdon Street and Trumbull Street (2 humps)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, Jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
       Safai.

       Shotwell Street, between 19th Street and 22nd Street – Speed Humps
25.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       A. Shotwell Street, between 19th Street and 20th Street (2 speed humps)
       B. Shotwell Street, between 20th Street and 21st Street (2 speed humps)
       C. Shotwell Street, between 21st Street and 22nd Street (2 speed humps)
       (Supervisor District 9) * Daniel Carr, daniel.carr@sfmta.com

       This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the request 
       of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that typical motorist 
       speeds are above the legal speed limit.

           Rolph Street, between Naples Street and Mission Street – Speed Hump and 
           Raised Crosswalk
26(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
           Rolph Street, between Mission Street and Curtis Street (1 hump) *

26(b).  ESTABLISH – RAISED CROSSWALK
           Rolph Street and Newton Street (1 raised asphalt crosswalk)
           (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
       
           District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
           Supervisor Safai.


           Cordova Street, between Rolph Street and Athens Street and between Prague 
           Street and Winding Way – Speed Cushion and Speed Hump
27(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
           Cordova Street, between Rolph Street and Athens Street (1 hump) *

27(b).  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
           Cordova Street, between Prague Street and Winding Way (1 cushion)
           (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

           District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by Supervisor 
           Safai.

           18th Avenue, from Lawton Street to Wawona Street – Speed Cushions and 
           Speed Humps
28(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
           18th Avenue, between Lawton Street and Moraga Street (2 3-lump cushions) *
           18th Avenue, between Moraga Street and Noriega Street (2 3-lump cushions) *

28(b).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
           18th Avenue, between Vicente Street and Wawona Street (2 speed humps)
           (Supervisor District 7) * Nick Carr, nick.carr@sfmta.com

           This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the request of 
           block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that typical motorist 
           speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

           Buena Vista East Avenue, between Duboce Avenue and Waller Street – 
           Raised Crosswalk and Speed Humps
29(a).  ESTABLISH – RAISED CROSSWALK
           Buena Vista East Avenue at Duboce Avenue (1 raised crosswalk) *

29(b).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
           Buena Vista East Avenue, between Duboce Avenue and Haight Street
           (2 speed humps) *

29(c).  ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
           Buena Vista East Avenue, east side, from Waller Street steps to 30 feet 
           northerly (Supervisor District 8) Daniel Carr, daniel.carr@sfmta.com
       
          This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the request of 
          block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that typical motorist 
          speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.


            Extension, Red Zones, and Stop Signs
30(a).  ESTABLISH – STOP SIGNS
           Casitas Avenue, southbound, at Hazelwood Avenue, stopping the stem of this 
           “T” intersection (existing three-way intersection will be refigured into a 
           “T” intersection) Hazelwood Avenue, westbound, at Yerba Buena Ave, stopping  
            the stem of this “T” intersection

30(b).  ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK EXTENSION
           ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
           A. Hazelwood Avenue, north side, from Casitas Avenue to 60 feet easterly (for 
               sidewalk extension)
           B. Casitas Avenue, east side, from Hazelwood Avenue to 80 feet northerly 
               (removes 1 space)
           C. Casitas Avenue, west side, from Yerba Buena Avenue to 80 feet northerly 
               (for sidewalk extension; removes 1 space)
           D. Yerba Buena Avenue, east side, from Casitas Avenue to 50 feet northerly (for 
               sidewalk extension)
           E. Hazelwood Avenue, south side, from Yerba Buena Avenue to 30 feet easterly 
               (for sidewalk extension; removes 1 space)
           F. Yerba Buena Avenue, east side, from Hazelwood Avenue to 40 feet southerly 
               (for sidewalk extension; removes 1 space)
               (Supervisor District 7) John Garzee, john.garzee@sfmta.com

           Proposing parking restrictions and two stop signs to support a new corner 
           sidewalk extension (bulb-out) – developed with neighbors to better 
           clarify right-of-way and shorten pedestrian crossing distances at this 
           three-way intersection.

           Dogpatch Neighborhood – Parking Time Limit
31(a).  RESCIND – 1-HOUR PARKING, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8 AM TO 6 PM, 
           EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA EE PERMITS
           A. Minnesota Street, west side, between 18th Street and 19th Street
           B. Indiana Street, east side, between 19th Street and 20th Street
           C. 19th Street, north side, between Indiana Street and Tennessee Street

31(b).  ESTABLISH – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 4-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 8 AM TO 
           6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
           Minnesota Street, west side, between 18th Street and 19th Street
           19th Street, north side, between Indiana Street and Minnesota Street

31(c).  ESTABLISH – 4-HOUR TIME-LIMITED PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY 
           THROUGH FRIDAY
           Indiana Street, east side, between 19th Street and 20th Street
           19th Street, north side, between Minnesota Street and Tennessee Street
           (Supervisor District 10) Kathryn Studwell, kathryn.studwell@sfmta.com


These parking modifications will optimize the use of available on-street 
parking in the Dogpatch neighborhood.

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 November 18, 2016, Case 2015-004109ENV:

       Norfolk Street, between Harrison Street and Folsom Street – Tow-Away, No 
       Stopping Anytime
32.  ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
       Norfolk Street, east side, from Harrison Street to 450 feet northerly
       (Supervisor District 6) Norman Wong, norman.wong@sfmta.com
    
       Sidewalk being widened from 3.5 to 7 feet adjacent to the proposed 333 12th 
       Street and 1532 Harrison Street developments. The no stopping restriction 
       is required to maintain a 14.5 foot travel lane on Norfolk Street.

The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department 
on December 18, 2015, Case 2015-005492ENV:

       Parker Avenue at McAllister Street – Bike Share Station
33.  ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES\
       ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
       Parker Avenue, west side, from 102 feet to 181 feet north of McAllister 
       Street (72-foot bike share station with red zones on either end)
       (Supervisor District 5) * Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
    
       Proposing a Ford GoBike bike share station in the parking lane on the west 
       side of Parker Avenue, adjacent to USF's Negoesco Stadium.

* Items denoted with a 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 theSFMTA 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: 1/18/19