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Engineering Public Hearing Agenda, June 14, 2019

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SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Order # 6100
FOR PUBLIC HEARING 

The Sustainable Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will hold a public hearing on Friday, June 14, 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:


    Wentworth Place at Washington Street – STOP Signs
1. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
    Wentworth Place, southbound, at Washington Street, stopping the stem of this 
    "T" intersection (Supervisor District 3) Alvin Lam, Alvin.Lam@sfmta.com

    SFMTA recommends stopping the stem of this "T" intersection to better clarify 
    the right of way.

     Golden Gate Avenue and Hyde Street – No Turn on Red
2.  ESTABLISH – NO TURN ON RED
     Golden Gate Avenue, eastbound, at Hyde Street
     Hyde Street, southbound, at Golden Gate Avenue
     (Supervisor District 6) James Shahamiri, james.shahamiri@sfmta.com

     Proposal to establish No Turn on Red for both approaches at Golden Gate Avenue 
     and Hyde Street. This proposal is to support a pedestrian scramble at this 
     intersection.

     4600 block of 17th Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
3.  ESTABLISH – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA J
     ESTABLISH – 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCEPT VEHICLES 
     WITH AREA J PERMITS
     17th Street, both sides, between Clayton Street and Belvedere Street 
     (Supervisor District 7) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com

     Extension of Area J will allow the residents of 17th Street to park within Area J.

     Bush Street and Kearny Street – No Turn on Red
4.  ESTABLISH – NO TURN ON RED
     Bush Street, eastbound, at Kearny Street
     Kearny Street, northbound, at Bush Street
     (Supervisor District 3) Corbin Skerrit, corbin.skerrit@sfmta.com

     SFMTA recommends NO TURN ON RED to accommodate a non-diagonal pedestrian scramble 
     to enhance pedestrian safety.


          Iowa Street, between 23rd Street and 25th Street – Perpendicular Parking & 
          Parking Meters
5(a).  ESTABLISH – PERPENDICULAR PARKING
          Iowa Street, east side, from 23rd Street to 25th Street

5(b).  ESTABLISH – PARKING METERS, 1-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH 
          SATURDAY 
          Iowa Street, east side, from 55 feet to 81 feet northerly of 25th Street

5(c).  ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPPING ANY TIME
         Iowa Street, west side, from 23rd Street to 25th Street
         (Supervisor District 10) Kenya Wheeler, kenya.wheeler@sfmta.com

         SFMTA recommends a reconfiguration to perpendicular parking along Iowa Street 
         to provide safe access to parking meters and increase parking supply. 

         Various Locations in the Dogpatch Neighborhood – 55 Dogpatch Re-Route
6(a).  ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME
         A. Connecticut Street, east side, from 20th Street to 16 feet northerly (removes 
              2 perpendicular parking spaces)
         B. Connecticut Street, west side, from 12 feet to 30 feet north of 20th Street 
              (removes 1 parking space)
         C. 20th Street, south side, from Connecticut Street to 20 feet easterly 
             (removes 1 parking space)
         D. 22nd Street, north side, from 12 feet to 32 feet west of Tennessee Street 
             (extends existing red zone at hydrant by 20 feet, removes 1 parking space)
         E. Pennsylvania Avenue, east side, from 15 feet to 31 feet south of 20th Street 
             (removes 2 perpendicular parking spaces)
         F. Pennsylvania Avenue, east side, from 22nd Street to 25 feet northerly 
             (removes 3 perpendicular parking spaces)
        G. Tennessee Street, west side, from 9 feet to 29 feet south of 20th Street 
             (removes 1 parking space)

6(b).  ESTABLISH – BUS FLAG STOP 
          20th Street, south side, at Pennsylvania Avenue
          Pennsylvania Avenue, east side, at 20th Street

6(c).  ESTABLISH – BUS ZONE
         20th Street, south side, from Missouri Street to 100 feet westerly 
         (for a 100-foot long bus zone, removes 4 parking spaces)
         20th Street, north side, from Missouri Street to 100 feet easterly 
         (for a 100-foot long bus zone, shifts 2 carshare spaces and removes 4 parking spaces)


6(d).  ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING EXCEPT PERMITTED CAR SHARE VEHICLES
         20th Street, north side, from Texas Street to 40 feet westerly (relocated from 
         20th Street at Missouri Street)

6(e).  ESTABLISH – PERPENDICULAR PARKING
         Missouri Street, east side, from 19th Street to 126 feet southerly (increases 
         parking by 3 spaces for a total of 4 spaces) 

6(f).  RESCIND – BUS ZONE
         A. 17th Street, north side, from De Haro Street to 80 feet westerly 
              (restores 4 unmetered parking spaces)
         B. 18th Street, north side, from Connecticut Street to 75 feet easterly 
              (restores 3 unmetered parking spaces and a corner red zone)
         C. 18th Street, north side, from Texas Street to 75 feet easterly 
              (restores 2 unmetered parking spaces, a corner red zone, and one existing 
              driveway)
         D. 18th Street, south side, from Texas Street to 75 feet easterly 
              (restores 4 unmetered parking spaces)
         E. 18th Street, north side, from Pennsylvania Street to 75 feet easterly 
              (no parking spaces restored since no sidewalk on the north side)
         F. 18th Street, south side, from Pennsylvania Street to 75 feet easterly 
              (restores 4 unmetered parking spaces)
         G. 18th Street, south side, from Minnesota Street to 75 feet westerly 
              (no parking on bridge)
         H. 18th Street, south side, from 3rd Street to 75 feet westerly 
              (restores 3 unmetered parking spaces and a corner red zone for existing 
              fire hydrant) (Supervisor District 10) Ken Kwong, kenneth.kwong@sfmta.com

              The 55 Dogpatch will be a re-route of the existing 55-line and is being designed 
              to maintain and enhance transit connections to Potrero Hill and the Dogpatch.

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 May 9, 2019, Case 2007.1238E:

         25th Avenue to Park Presidio Boulevard, Fulton Street to Lake Street – Central 
         Richmond Traffic Safety Project
7(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
         A. 16th Avenue, between Fulton Street and Cabrillo Street (2 Speed Humps)
         B. 17th Avenue, between Cabrillo Street and Balboa Street (2 Speed Humps)
         C. 18th Avenue, between California Street and Lake Street (2 Speed Humps)
         D. 18th Avenue, between Clement Street and California Street (2 Speed Humps)
         E. 18th Avenue, between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street (2 Speed Humps)
         F. 18th Avenue, between Anza Street and Geary Boulevard (2 Speed Humps)
         G. 19th Avenue, between California Street and Lake Street (2 Speed Humps)
         H. 19th Avenue, between Clement Street and California Street (2 Speed Humps)
          I. 19th Avenue, between Anza Street and Geary Boulevard (2 Speed Humps)
         J. 23rd Avenue, between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street (2 Speed Humps)
         K. 24th Avenue, between California Street and Lake Street (2 Speed Humps)
         L. 24th Avenue, between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street (2 Speed Humps)
         M. Cabrillo Street, between 17th Avenue and 18th Avenue (1 Speed Hump)

7(b).  RESCIND – SPEED HUMP
         17th Avenue, between Cabrillo Street and Balboa Street (remove 1 speed hump 
         for purpose of installing standard 2 speed hump layout)

7(c).  ESTABLISH – RED ZONES
         A. Clement Street, south side, from 19th Avenue to 15 feet westerly 
             (removes metered space 1801)
         B. Clement Street, north side, from 21st Avenue to 10 feet easterly 
             (removes metered space 1944)
         C. Clement Street, south side, from 21st Avenue to 15 feet westerly 
             (removes metered space 2001)
         D. 23rd Avenue, west side, from Clement Street to 10 feet northerly 
             (removes metered space 297)
         E. Clement Street, north side, from 23rd Avenue to 10 feet easterly 
             (removes metered space 2144)
         F. Clement Street, south side, from 23rd Avenue to 10 feet westerly 
            (removes metered space 2201) (Supervisor District 1) Jeff Banks, 
            jeffrey.banks@sfmta.com

           The Central Richmond Traffic Safety Project is proposing a number of changes 
           to improve safety conditions for people walking, biking, or being dropped off 
           at schools in the Central Richmond neighborhood.  Designs proposed by the SFMTA 
           focus on streets with a history of high injury collisions, and where children, 
           seniors, and people with disabilities are present.


The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on 
June 12, 2017, Case 2015-007917ENV:

     O'Farrell Street and Anzavista Avenue – Sidewalk Widening
8.  ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
     ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING
     O'Farrell Street, north side, from 28 feet west of Anzavista Avenue to 94 feet 
     easterly (sidewalk widening for 7 foot wide bulb, removes 3 parking spaces) 
     (Supervisor District 2) Westley Myles, westley.myles@sfmta.com

     The proposed project involves widening the existing sidewalk by establishing 
     a bulb-out along O'Farrell Street fronting Anzavista Avenue. The bulb-out is 
     proposed for pedestrian safety.

The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on 
October 19, 2015, Case 2015-005492ENV:

     Thornton Avenue at San Bruno Avenue – Bike Share Station
9.  ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
    ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
    Thornton Avenue, south side, from 11 feet to 50 feet east of San Bruno 
    Avenue (38-foot bike share station)(Supervisor District 9) Laura Stonehill, 
    laura.stonehill@sfmta.com

    Proposing a Ford GoBike bike share station in the perpendicular parking lane 
    on the south side of Thornton Avenue, adjacent to Silver Produce.

       Natoma Street at New Montgomery Street – Bike Share Station
10.  ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
       ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
       Natoma Street, south side, from 30 feet to 89 feet west of New Montgomery 
       Street (59-foot bike share station with red zones on either end) 
       (Supervisor District 6) Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com

      Proposing a Ford GoBike bike share station in the parking lane on the south 
      side of Natoma Street, adjacent to the Academy of Art University building at 
      180 New Montgomery St.

       Jerrold Avenue at 3rd Street – Bike Share Station
11.  ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
       ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
      Jerrold Avenue, north side, from 3rd Street to 62 feet westerly (53-foot 
      bike share station with red zones on either end) 
      (Supervisor District 10) Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com

      Proposing a Ford GoBike bike share station in the parking lane on the north 
      side of Jerrold Avenue, adjacent to the former Taco Bell/KFC.


*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:  5/31/19