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Engineering Public Hearing Meeting, August 5, 2022

Effective Date
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 10:00am

The Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will 
hold an on-line public hearing on Friday, August 5, 2022, at 10:00 AM to consider the various matters listed on the agenda below.

The purpose of the public hearing will be to get public feedback on these proposals. No decisions will be made on these items at the public hearing.  Based upon all public feedback received, the SFMTA will make and post the decision on these items by 5.pm. the following Friday on the SFMTA website.

CALL TO ORDER

INTRODUCTION/OVERVIEW 

For clarification about any items before the public hearing, the responsible staff person is listed, along with an email address.

This Engineering Public Hearing is for the Lake Street Traffic Calming Project (stop signs, raised crosswalks, and speed cushions) ONLY. Direction on design elements addressing cut-through traffic along Lake Street will be sought from the SFMTA Board in the coming months. The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on July 26, 2022, Lake Street Traffic Calming Project (Case 2022-007043ENV):

Lake Street from Arguello to 25th Avenue 
1(a).    ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN 
A.    Lake Street, eastbound and westbound, at 24th Avenue 
B.    Lake Street, eastbound and westbound, at 21st Avenue 
C.    Lake Street, eastbound and westbound, at 17th Avenue 
D.    Lake Street, eastbound and westbound, at 10th Avenue
E.    Lake Street, eastbound and westbound, at 8th Avenue 
F.    Lake Street, eastbound and westbound, at 3rd Avenue 
 
1(b).    ESTABLISH – RAISED CROSSWALK 
A.    Lake Street at 15th Ave, east crosswalk 
B.    Lake Street at 12th Avenue, west crosswalk 
C.    Lake Street at 10th Avenue, west crosswalk 
 
1(c).    ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS 
A.    Lake Street from 15th Avenue to 14th Avenue (1 3‐lump cushion) 
B.    Lake Street from Funston Avenue to 12th Avenue (1 3‐lump cushion) 
C.    Lake Street from 3rd Avenue to 2nd Avenue (1 3‐lump cushion) 
D.    2nd Avenue from California to Lake Street (1 3‐lump cushion) 
(Supervisor District 1) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) 
Jonathan Chimento, jonathan.chimento@sfmta.com

Proposed traffic calming and traffic control modifications along Lake Street. 
 

PUBLIC COMMENT
Members of the public may provide comments on matters that are not on today’s calendar.

ADJOURNMENT

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 SFMTA.com/EngineeringResults 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 SFMTA.com/BOSAppeal.

Approved for Public Hearing by:

    _________________________
    Ricardo Olea
City Traffic Engineer
    Streets Division

cc:     James Lee, SFMTA Parking and Enforcement 
    Matt Lee, SFMTA Service Planning

RO:ET:ND
ISSUE DATE:  7/22/22