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Engineering Public Hearing Agenda, October 4, 2019

Effective Date
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 10:00am
SFMTA
SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
ORDER #6160
FOR PUBLIC HEARING
 
The Sustainable Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will
hold a public hearing on Friday, October 4, 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:
 
Rico Way at Avila Way – Red Zone
1. ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Rico Way, north side, from Avila Way to 15 feet easterly
(Supervisor District 2) ♦ Elizabeth Chen, elizabeth.chen@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to install a red zone to provide clearance for Recology trucks making a right turn at this corner.
 
Various Locations – Perpendicular Parking
2. ESTABLISH – PERPENDICULAR PARKING
A. Broadway, south side, between Scott Street and Pierce Street (Supervisor District 2)
B. Collingwood Street, east side, between 19th Street and 20th Street
(Supervisor District 8)
C. Colby Street, west side, between Olmstead Street and northern terminus (700 block) (Supervisor District 10) Elizabeth Chen, elizabeth.chen@sfmta.com
 
Proposing to legislate the existing parking conditions on these blocks.
 
Various Location in Tenderloin – No Turn on Red
3. ESTABLISH -- NO TURN ON RED
A. Hyde Street, southbound at McAllister Street
B. McAllister Street, eastbound at Hyde Street
C. Hyde Street, southbound at Turk Street
D. Jones Street, southbound at Turk Street
E. Leavenworth Street, northbound at Turk Street
F. Turk Street, westbound at Leavenworth Street
G. Jones Street, southbound at Ellis Street
H. Ellis Street, eastbound at Jones Street
I. Ellis Street, westbound at Jones Street
J. Jones Street, southbound at Eddy Street
(Supervisor District 6) ♦ James Shahamiri, james.shahamiri@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to prohibit turns on red to reduce conflicts between people crossing and turning drivers.
 
North Potrero Hill – Parking Time Limits, RPP, Meters
4(a). ESTABLISH – 4-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
A. Vermont Street, both sides, between 16th Street and 17th Street
B. Rhode Island Street, both sides, between 16th Street and 17th Street
C. Carolina Street, both sides, between 16th Street and 17th Street
D. Wisconsin Street, both sides, between 16th Street and 17th Street
E. Rhode Island Street, west side, from Mariposa Street to 200 feet northerly
F. Rhode Island Street, east side, from Mariposa Street to 70 feet northerly
G. De Haro Street, west side, from Mariposa Street to 70 feet northerly
H. De Haro Street, east side, from Mariposa Street to 280 feet northerly
I. Carolina Street, west side, from Mariposa Street to 280 feet northerly
J. Carolina Street, east side, from 17th Street to Mariposa Street
K. De Haro Street, both sides, between Mariposa Street and 18th Street
L. Carolina Street, both sides, between Mariposa Street and 18th Street
M. Arkansas Street, west side, between Mariposa Street and 18th Street
N. 17th Street, both sides, between Carolina Street and Arkansas Street
O. Mariposa Street, north side, between Kansas Street and De Haro Street
P. Mariposa Street, both sides, between De Haro Street and Arkansas Street
Q. 18th Street, both sides, between De Haro Street and Arkansas Street
 
4(b). ESTABLISH – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 4-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, EXCEPT SUNDAYS
A. 17th Street, south side, between Kansas Street and Rhode Island Street (establishes up to 5 full-sized metered parking spaces)
B. 17th Street, both sides, between Rhode Island Street and De Haro Street (establishes up to 20 full-sized metered parking spaces)
C. 17th Street, south side, between De Haro Street and Carolina Street (establishes up to 10 full-sized metered parking spaces)
D. Rhode Island Street, west side, between 17th Street and 100 feet southerly (establishes up to 5 full-sized metered parking spaces)
E. Rhode Island Street, east side, from 17th Street to 350 feet southerly (establishes up to 40 perpendicular metered parking spaces)
F. De Haro Street, west side, from 17th Street to 350 feet southerly (establishes up to 40 perpendicular metered parking spaces)
G. De Haro Street, east side, from 17th Street to 100 feet southerly (establishes up to 5 full-sized metered parking spaces)
H. Carolina Street, west side, from 17th Street to 100 feet southerly (establishes up to 5 full-sized metered parking spaces)
 
4(c). ESTABLISH – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA X
A. Kansas Street, east side, between 17th Street and Mariposa Street
B. Mariposa Street, south side, between Kansas Street and De Haro Street
C. Arkansas Street, both sides, between 18th Street and 19th Street
D. Rhode Island Street, both sides, between Mariposa Street and 18th Street
E. 1555 Mariposa Street
4(d). ESTABLISH – 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA X PERMITS
A. Mariposa Street, south side, between Kansas Street and De Haro Street
B. Arkansas Street, both sides, between 18th Street and 19th Street
C. Arkansas Street, east side, from 17th Street to 40 feet southerly (completing the 100 block of Arkansas)
D. Rhode Island Street, both sides, between Mariposa Street and 18th Street
 
4(e). RESCIND – 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA W PERMITS
ESTABLISH – 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA X OR AREA W PERMITS
Kansas Street, both sides, between 17th Street and Mariposa Street
 
4(f). RESCIND – 2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, EXCEPT SUNDAYS
De Haro Street, east side, between 16th Street and 17th Street
 
4(g). ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING ANYTIME, EXCEPT MARKED POLICE VEHICLES
A. 16th Street, south side, from De Haro Street to 150 feet easterly
B. De Haro Street, east side, between 16th Street and 17th Street
C. 17th Street, north side, between De Haro Street and Carolina Street
(Supervisor District 10) Andy Thornley, andy.thornley@sfmta.com
 
The measures proposed here were developed at the request of Potrero Hill stakeholders, including the Potrero Boosters, Potrero-Dogpatch Merchants Association, and the SF Police Department, as a further phase of parking and curb management for the area.
 
 
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 San Francisco County Transportation Authority on August 10, 2018 and the Federal Transit Administration on November 30, 2018, SCH Number 2008112095:
 
Geary Corridor, between Market Street and Stanyan Street (includes O’Farrell) – Geary Rapid Project Construction Updates
5(a). ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING
ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Geary Boulevard, south side, from Laguna Street to 165 feet westerly (extends transit bulb legislated in 2018 by 12 feet) (Supervisor District 5)
Geary Boulevard, north side, from Laguna Street to 181 feet easterly (extends transit bulb legislated in 2018 by 8 feet) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(b). ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK WIDENING
ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Gough Street, west side, from Geary Boulevard to 8 feet southerly (4-foot wide bulbout in place of painted safety zone) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(c) ESTABLISH – BUS ZONE
Geary Boulevard, south side, from St. Joseph’s Avenue to 105 feet easterly (extends existing bus zone) (Supervisor District 2)
 
5(d). ESTABLISH – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Geary Boulevard, south side, from 105 feet to 117 feet east of St. Joseph’s Avenue (extends length of existing metered parking spaces) (Supervisor District 5)
Geary Boulevard, north side, from 191 feet to 285 feet west of Steiner Street (retains five metered parking spaces that were previously legislated to be removed)
(Supervisor District 5)
 
5(e). ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Geary Boulevard, south side, from Gough Street to 25 feet easterly (extends legislated red zone by 10 feet with no impact to the number of future additional metered parking spaces) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(f). ESTABLISH – YELLOW 6-WHEEL COMMERCIAL METERED LOADING ZONE, 30-MINUTE TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
O’Farrell Street, south side, from 8 feet to 57 feet east of Hyde Street (modifies length of legislated yellow 6-wheel commercial metered loading zone to accommodate fire hydrant; implemented in October 2018 through Order 5987) (Supervisor District 6)
 
5(g). ESTABLISH – YELLOW 6-WHEEL COMMERCIAL METERED LOADING ZONE, 30-MINUTE TIME LIMIT, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Geary Boulevard, south side, from 183 feet to 231 feet west of Fillmore Street (legislates yellow 6-wheel commercial metered loading spaces implemented in October 2018 through Order 5975) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(h). ESTABLISH – GREEN METERED PARKING, 30-MINUTE TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Geary Boulevard, south side, from 137 feet to 183 feet west of Fillmore Street (legislates green metered spaces implemented in October 2018 through Order 5975) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(i). ESTABLISH – YELLOW METERED LOADING ZONE, 30-MINUTE TIME LIMIT, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Geary Boulevard, south side, from 20 feet to 137 feet west of Fillmore Street (legislates yellow metered loading spaces implemented in October 2018 through Order 5975) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(j). ESTABLISH – PASSENGER LOADING ZONE AT ALL TIMES
Geary Boulevard, north side, from 112 feet to 191 feet west of Steiner Street (relocates legislated passenger loading zone eastwards to retain five metered parking spaces that were previously legislated to be removed) (Supervisor District 5)
Geary Boulevard, north side, from 180 feet to 236 feet east of Webster Street (converts shuttle bus zone to passenger loading zone) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(k). ESTABLISH – RIGHT TURN LANE
ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO PARKING ANYTIME
Geary Boulevard, north side, from Divisadero Street to 88 feet westerly (rescinds metered parking spaces 2204, 2206, 2208 and 2210) (Supervisor District 5)
 
5(l). ESTABLISH – RIGHT TURN LANE
ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Laguna Street, west side, from Geary Boulevard to 87 feet northerly (legislates removal of metered parking spaces 1503, 1505, 1507 which was implemented in April 2019 through Order 6081) (Supervisor District 5) Dan Mackowski, daniel.mackowski@sfmta.com
 
Proposed legislation of minor design tweaks to the Geary Rapid Project that were brought up by staff and the public during and after the near-term implementation of transit and pedestrian safety treatments at the end of 2018. Some changes have already been implemented in the field through a construction directive. Construction of the overall project is underway and expected to be complete in mid-2021.
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on May 9, 2013, Case 2005-0555E:
 
Franklin Street, between Geary Street and Post Street – Tow-Away, No Stopping Anytime
6. ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Franklin Street, east side, between Geary Street and Post Street
(Supervisor District 5) Norman Wong, norman.wong@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to remove parking due to the recently completed CPMC Hospital to facilitate access to driveways for loading docks and emergency room.
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on October 19, 2015, Case 2015-005492ENV:
14th Avenue at Geary Boulevard – Bike Share Station
7. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
14th Avenue, east side, from Geary Boulevard to 82 feet southerly (72-foot bike share station with red zones on either side)
(Supervisor District 1) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the east side of 14th Avenue, adjacent to the Park Presidio grass border.
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on September 15, 2010, Case 2007-1238E:
Tennessee Street at 20th Street – Red Zone and Sidewalk Extension
8. ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK EXTENSION
Tennessee Street, east side, from 20th Street to 41 feet southerly
(Supervisor District 10) Norman Wong, norman.wong@sfmta.com
 
Removal of parking due to sidewalk improvements for 901 Tennessee Street.
 
 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: 9/20/19