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Engineering Public Hearing Meeting, February 4, 2022

Effective Date
Friday, February 4, 2022 - 10:00am
News categories
Traffic

The Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will hold an on-line public hearing on Friday, February 4, 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.
Public opinion about these proposals can be shared in any of the following ways:

  • Online Teams Meeting: SFMTA.com/EngHearing
  • To speak about any items, please follow the phone-in instructions.
  • Phoning during the public hearing: please dial 888-398-2342 and enter the code 8647385. When public comment is open key in “1” and then “0” to join the queue of people wishing to comment.  Sending an email to Sustainable.Streets@SFMTA.com with the subject line “Public Hearing.”

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.

Duboce Avenue at Valencia Street – No Turn on Red
ESTABLISH – NO RIGHT TURN ON RED, EXCEPT BICYCLES
Duboce Avenue, eastbound, at Valencia Street (Supervisor District 6)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Winnie Lee, winnie.lee@sfmta.com
Proposal to restrict right turns on red signal to prevent blocking the bikeway.

2. 33 Tehama Street between 1st and 2nd Streets
ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA Y
33 Tehama Street between 1st and 2nd Streets (eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
Resident requested extension of eligibility to include their building in area Y. Their entire street frontage is NPAT

3. 250 Fremont Street and I-80 W Off-Ramp
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA Y
250 Fremont Street and I-80 W Off-Ramp (eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 250 Fremont Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area Y

4. 340-374 Fremont Street between Folsom and Harrison Streets
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA Y
340-374 Fremont Street (Eligibility only, no signs) (Supervisor District 6)
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 340-374 Fremont Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area Y

5. 601 O'Farrell Street at Leavenworth Street
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA C
601 O'Farrell Street at Leavenworth Street (Eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 601 O'Farrell Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area C

1400 Mission Street at the Corner of 10th Street
ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA U
1400 Mission Street (Eligibility only, no signs) (Supervisor District 6)
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 1400 Mission Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area U

7. 1699 Market Street between Valencia Street, Gough Street, and McCoppin
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA S
1699 Market Street between Valencia Street, Gough Street, and McCoppin
(Eligibility only, no signs) (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 1699 Market Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area S. This parcel has access through McCoppin Street which is planned to be meter-regulated in the future.

8. 1754-1766 Haight Street between Cole and Shrader Streets
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA J
1754-1766 Haight Street (Eligibility only, no signs) (Supervisor District 5)
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 1754-1766 Haight Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area J

9. 1968-1998 Post Street at the Corner of Steiner Street
ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA G
1968-1998 Post Street at the Corner of Steiner Street (Eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 5) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 1968-1998 Post Street so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area G

10. 2326 Mission Street between 19th and 20th Street
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA I
2326 Mission Street between 19th and 20th Street (Eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 9) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 2326 Mission Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area I

11. 3236 17th Street between Capp Street and South Van Ness Avenue
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA I
3236 17th Street between Capp Street and South Van Ness Avenue
(Eligibility only, no signs) (Supervisor District 9) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 3236 17th Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area I

12. 3368 26th Street between Lilac Street and Capp Street
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA I
3368 26th Street between Lilac Street and Capp Street (Eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 9) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 3368 26th Street, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area I

13. 5029-5035 Geary Blvd between 14th and 15th Avenue
ESTABLISH RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA N
5029-5035 Geary Blvd between 14th and 15th Avenue (Eligibility only, no signs)
(Supervisor District 1) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
This proposal adds RPP eligibility to the residents of 5029-5035 Geary Blvd, so they can purchase parking permits for their vehicle to park within RPP Area N

14. Sacramento Street, at Laguna Street, and Webster Street
ESTABLISH – RED ZONES
A. Sacramento Street, south side, from Laguna Street to 15 feet westerly
B. Laguna Street, west side, from Sacramento Street to 7 feet northerly
C. Laguna Street, east side, from Sacramento Street to 8 feet southerly
D. Webster Street, east side, from Sacramento Street to 10 feet southerly
(Supervisor District 2) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
Edward Tang, edward.tang@sfmta.com
Proposal to install red zones to improve pedestrian visibility.
Lincoln Way and 19th Avenue – Tow-Away, No Stopping Anytime

15(a). ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Lincoln Way, north side, from 240 feet east of 19th Avenue to 232 feet easterly
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
15(b). ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
19th Avenue, east side, from 42 feet to 105 feet south of Lincoln Way
(removes 3 parking spaces) (Supervisor District 4)(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Kevin Shue, kevin.shue@sfmta.com
Parking removal on 19th Avenue will help facilitate northbound right turns from 19th Avenue to eastbound Lincoln Way.
McAllister Street and Van Ness Avenue – Tow-Away, No Stopping

16(a). ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
RESCIND – BLUE ZONE
McAllister Street, south side, from 11 feet to 52 feet west of Van Ness Avenue (extends existing red zone by 41 feet and removes two blue zones)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
16(b). ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
McAllister Street, south side, from Gough Street to 75 feet westerly
(removes 3 RPP parking spaces) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
16(c). ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING, 3 PM TO 7 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
McAllister Street, north side from 53 feet to 73 feet east of Gough Street (extends existing part-time tow away by 20 feet) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
16(d). ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING, 7 AM TO 10 AM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
McAllister Street, south side from 100 feet to 248 feet east of Gough Street (extends existing part-time tow away by 148 feet) (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Kevin Shue, kevin.shue@sfmta.com
Proposals to improve bus operation on McAllister between Gough and Van Ness.

Turk Boulevard and Roselyn Terrace – Bus Zones
17(a). RESCIND – BUS ZONE
Turk Boulevard, north side, from Roselyn Terrace to 105 feet easterly
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
17(b). ESTABLISH – BUS ZONE
Turk Boulevard, north side from Roselyn Terrace to 105 feet westerly
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
17(c). ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME
Turk Boulevard, north side, at Roselyn Terrace, from the western crosswalk to 35 feet easterly to the eastern crosswalk (Supervisor District 2) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Kevin Shue, Kevin.Shue@sfmta.com
Proposal to relocate westbound bus zone far side of the intersection

Kearny Street between Post Street and Pine Street – Tow-Away Lane Must Turn Left
18(a). RESCIND – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING, 7 AM TO 9 AM AND 3 PM TO 7 PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Kearny Street, west side, from Sutter Street to Pine Street
(removes the peak tow-away lane) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
18(b). RESCIND – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING, 4 PM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Post Street, north side, from Grant Avenue to 66 feet easterly
(removes the peak tow-away lane) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
18(c). RESCIND – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Post Street, north side, from Kearny Street to 88 feet westerly
(removes the left turn pocket) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)
18(d). RESCIND – LEFT LANE MUST TURN LEFT
Kearny Street, northbound, at Sutter Street
(Removing legislation that was earlier legislated but never put into effect)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
18(e). RESCIND – YELLOW METERED LOADING ZONE, 9 AM TO 3 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
ESTABLISH – YELLOW METERED LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
A. Kearny Street, west side, from 10 feet north of Geary Street to 5 feet south of Maiden Lane
B. Kearny Street, west side, from 27 feet north of Maiden Lane to 10 feet south of Post Street
C. Kearny Street, west side, from 47 feet to 91 feet north of Post Street
D. Kearny Street, west side, from 8 feet to 92 feet south of Bush Street
(Increases loading times for existing yellow meter zones)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
18(f). RESCIND – 6-WHEEL COMMERCIAL LOADING ZONE, 9 AM TO 3 PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY
ESTABLISH – 6-WHEEL COMMERCIAL LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY
A. Kearny Street, west side, from 5 feet to 47 feet north of Post Street
B. Kearny Street, west side, from 91 feet to 250 feet north of Post Street
C. Kearny Street, west side, from Sutter Street to 183 feet northerly
D. Kearny Street, west side, from 12 feet north of Bush Street to 19 feet south of Pine Street
(Increases loading times for existing 6-wheel commercial loading zones)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

18(g). ESTABLISH – YELLOW METERED LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Post Street, north side, from 44 feet to 66 feet east of Robert Kirk Lane
Post Street, north side, from 114 feet to 200 feet east of Grant Avenue
(Increases loading times for existing yellow meter zones)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
18(h). ESTABLISH – 6-WHEEL COMMERCIAL LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 6 PM MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Post Street, north side, from 10 feet to 114 feet east of Grant Avenue
Post Street, north side, from Robert Kirk Lane to 44 feet easterly
(Increases loading times for existing 6-wheel commercial loading zones)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
18(i). ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Post Street, north side, from Kearny Street to 22 feet westerly
(Intended for daylighting and fire hydrant) (Supervisor District 3)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Edgar Orozco, edgar.orozco@sfmta.com

This proposal eliminates the dual left turns on Post Street at Kearny Street and Kearny Street at Pine Street by removing the peak TOW-AWAY lanes and turn pocket to address pedestrian safety and to increase commercial loading times to help reduce double parking.
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.

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Andrea Contreras, SFMTA              Date

The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on May 15, 2017, Case 2007.0347ENV-10:
19. Austin Street and Van Ness Avenue – On-Street Bicycle Parking
RESCIND – GREEN METERED PARKING
ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME EXCEPT BICYCLES (BIKE CORRAL)
Austin Street, south side, from 26 feet to 48 feet east of Van Ness Avenue
(Supervisor District #3) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
John Garzee, john.garzee@sfmta.com
This proposal would replace an existing green metered space with a 7-rack bike corral.

The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on July 21, 2021, Case Number 2021-007227ENV:
Shotwell Street at 25th Street – Relocate Slow Street Median Diversion
20(a). ESTABLISH - RIGHT TURN ONLY EXCEPT BICYCLES AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES
Shotwell Street, northbound and southbound at 25th Street
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
20(b). ESTABLISH - NO LEFT TURN EXCEPT BICYCLES AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES
25th Street, eastbound and westbound at Shotwell Street
(Supervisor District 9) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)
Ellen Robinson ellen.robinson@SFMTA.com
Relocates the median diversion (striping, flexible delineators and signs) on the Shotwell Slow Street from the 24th Street intersection to 25th 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:

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Ricardo Olea
City Traffic Engineer
Streets Division