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Engineering Public Hearing Meeting, February 5, 2021

Effective Date
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 10:00am
News categories
Traffic

 

The Sustainable Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will 
hold an on-line public hearing on Friday, February 5, 2021, 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 SFTMA website.

Public opinion about these proposals can be shared in any of the following ways:

•    Online Skype Meeting
•    To speak about any items, please phone in during the public hearing by dialing 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. 
•    Send an email to Sustainable.Streets@SFMTA.com with the subject line “Public Hearing.”

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

Moncada Way at Cedro Avenue – STOP Signs 
1.    ESTABLISH – STOP SIGNS 
Moncada Way, northbound and southbound at Cedro Avenue, making this intersection an all-way STOP. Amy Chun, amy.chun@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 7) (Engineer)

Proposal to make this intersection an all-way STOP to clarify the right-of-way 
Natoma Street at Russ Street – STOP Sign 
2.    ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN 
Natoma Street, eastbound at Russ Street, making this intersection an all-way STOP 
Amy Chun, amy.chun@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 6) (Engineer)

Proposal to make this intersection an all-way STOP to clarify the right-of-way.

10 Short Street – No Parking Anytime
3.    ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME
Short Street, north side, from 10 Short Street west property line to 15 feet easterly 
(restricts parking across driveway of 10 Short Street) 
Alvin Lam, alvin.lam@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 8) (Engineer)

Proposal to restrict parking across 10 Short Street in order to improve visibility between motorists on Short Street.

Balboa Street at 2nd Avenue – STOP Sign
4.    ESTABLISH - STOP SIGN
Balboa Street eastbound and westbound at 2nd Avenue, making this intersection an all-way stop Kevin Shue, Kevin.Shue@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 1) (Engineer)

Proposal to make this intersection an all-way STOP.

Shotwell Street, between Precita Avenue and Cesar Chavez Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
5.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA AA.
ESTABLISH--2 HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA AA PERMITS.
Shotwell Street, both sides, between Precita Avenue and Cesar Chavez Street
Kathryn Studwell, kathryn.studwell@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 9)

The proposal will extend RPP Area AA to Shotwell Street so residents will be eligible for Area AA permits.

2323 19th Avenue – Residential Permit Parking Extension
6.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING ELIGIBILITY, AREA O
2323 19th Avenue (Eligibility only; no signs)
Kathryn Studwell, kathryn.studwell@sfmta.com (District Supervisor 4)

The Area Extension will allow residents of 2323 19th Ave to obtain parking permits for Area O.

3968-3970 24th Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
7.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING ELIGIBILITY, AREA S 
3968-3970 24th Street (Eligibility only; no signs)
Kathryn Studwell, kathryn.studwell@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 8)

This legislation will allow residents to purchase RPP Area S permits

877-881 Valencia Street – Residential Permit Parking Eligibility Only
8.    ESTABLISH—RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING ELIGIBILITY, AREA I
877 – 881 Valencia Street (Eligibility only; no signs)
Gerry Porras, Gerry.Porras@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 9)

This will allow residents to obtain Area I permits

3210-3212 Mission Street – Residential Permit Parking Eligibility Only
9.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA Z ELIGIBILITY
3210-3212 Mission Street (Eligibility only; no signs) 
Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 9)

Eligibility will allow the residents to obtain Area Z permits

25th Street, between Minnesota Street and Indiana Street – Parking Time Limit
10.    RESCIND--2-HOUR PARKING, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8 AM TO 6 PM, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA EE PERMIT
ESTABLISH--4-HOUR PARKING, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8 AM TO 6 PM
25th Street, south side, from Minnesota Street to Indiana Street
Kathryn Studwell, kathryn.studwell@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 10)

This proposal would convert one block face, a total of 8 spaces, of RPP parking to 4-hour parking.

    10th Street, between Jessie Street and Harrison Street – Rescind Tow-Away
11(a).    RESCIND - TOW-AWAY NO STOPPING, 7AM TO 9AM AND 4PM TO 7PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
    RESCIND - TOW-AWAY LANE MUST TURN LEFT
    10th Street, east side, between Jessie Street and Mission Street

11(b).    RESCIND - YELLOW METERED LOADING ZONE, 9AM TO 4PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 7AM TO 6PM, SATURDAY
ESTABLISH - YELLOW METERED LOADING ZONE, 7AM TO 6PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
10th Street, east side, from 103 feet to 147 feet north of Mission Street 
(extending hours for 2 yellow metered spaces)

11(c).    RESCIND - GENERAL METERED PARKING, 9AM TO 4 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 7AM TO 6PM, SATURDAY
ESTABLISH - GENERAL METERED PARKING, 7AM TO 6PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
10th Street, east side, from 40 feet to 103 feet north of Mission Street 
(extending hours for 3 metered spaces)
10th Street, east side, from 4 feet to 24 feet south of Jessie Street 
(extending hours for 1 metered space)

11(d).    RESCIND - TOW-AWAY NO STOPPING, 7AM TO 9AM AND 3PM TO 7PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
RESCIND - TOW-AWAY LANE MUST TURN LEFT
10th Street, east side, between Harrison Street and Bryant Street
Jeffrey Tom, jeffrey.tom@sfmta.com (Supervisor District 6)

    Proposal to remove the tow-away regulations on the east side of 10th Street.

Bay Street, between Octavia Street and Taylor Street – Rescind Tow-Away
12(a).    RESCIND - TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING, 4PM TO 6PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Bay Street, north side, between Octavia Street and Columbus Street
Bay Street, north side, between Jones Street and Taylor Street

12(b).    RESCIND - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING, AREA "A", 8AM TO 4PM, 6PM TO 9PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING, AREA "A", 8AM TO 9PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
Bay Street, north side, between Polk Street and Columbus Street

12(c).    RESCIND - GENERAL METERED PARKING, 7AM TO 4PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 7AM TO 6PM, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
ESTABLISH - GENERAL METERED PARKING, 7AM TO 6PM, DAILY
Bay Street, north side, between Jones Street and Taylor Street
Jeffrey Tom, jeffrey.tom@sfmta.com (Supervisor Districts 2 and 3)

Proposal to remove the tow-away regulation on the north side of Bay Street.

The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on January 20th, 2021 Case 2020-009639ENV:

7th Avenue, Fulton Street and Woodside Avenue – Radar Speed Signs
13.    ESTABLISH - RADAR SPEED SIGNS
A.    7th Avenue, southbound, between Lawton and Moraga Streets
B.    Fulton Street, westbound, between 16th and 17th Avenues
C.    Fulton Street, eastbound, between 38th and 39th Avenues
D.    Woodside Avenue, westbound, between Vasquez and Hernandez Streets
    Philip Louie, philip.louie@sfmta.com (Supervisor Districts 1 and 7) (Engineer)

    Installing radar speed signs to encourage drivers to comply with the speed limit.

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

Lyon Street at Fell Street – Bike Share Station
14.    ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES 
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Lyon Street, east side, from 5 feet to 90 feet north of Fell Street 
(85-foot bike share station) Pallavi Panyam, pallavi.panyam@sfmta.com (Engineer)
(Supervisor District 5) 

Proposing to relocate an existing Bay Wheels bike share station to the parking lane on the east side of Lyon Street. This station is being moved because of sewer work in the original location, scheduled to complete in April.

Valencia Street at 16t Street – Bike Share Station
15.    ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES 
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Valencia Street, east side, from 81 feet to 141 feet north of 16th Street 
(60-foot bike share station) Pallavi Panyam, pallavi.panyam@sfmta.com (Engineer)
(Supervisor District 6)

Formalizing the legislation of a Bay Wheels bike share station in the east side parking lane of Valencia Street. The existing station was moved from its original location (east side of Valencia Street, just north of 16th Street) to accommodate a shared space request at an adjacent business (Manny's). 

 Items denoted with (Engineer) 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.