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Engineering Public Hearing Meeting, July 30, 2021

Effective Date
Friday, July 30, 2021 - 10:00am

The Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will 
hold an on-line public hearing on Friday, July 30, 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 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.”

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

Linden Street at Octavia Boulevard – YIELD Sign 
1.    ESTABLISH – YIELD SIGN 
Linden Street, eastbound, at Octavia Boulevard (Supervisor District 5) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Jeffrey Tom, jeffrey.tom@sfmta.com 

Proposal to establish a YIELD sign to control traffic at this intersection. 

Franklin Street and Sacramento Street – No Turn on Red 
2.    ESTABLISH – NO TURN ON RED 
Sacramento Street, westbound, at Franklin Street 
Franklin Street, northbound, at Sacramento Street 
(Supervisor District 2) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Jeffrey Tom, jeffrey.tom@sfmta.com 

Proposal to prohibit turns on red due to reduced visibility.

Market Street, between Larkin Street and Hyde Street – Speed Table
3.    ESTABLISH - SPEED TABLE
Market Street, westbound, between Larkin Street and Hyde Street (Supervisor District 6) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Michael Tamin, michael.tamin@sfmta.com 

This proposal would implement a speed table to enhance the future installation of an already-approved traffic restriction for westbound Market Street at the Larkin/Hayes intersection.

California Street at Hyde Street – No Turn on Red 
4.    ESTABLISH – NO TURN ON RED 
California Street, westbound, approaching Hyde Street (Supervisor District 3) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Edward Tang, edward.tang@sfmta.com 

This proposal would prohibit westbound right turns on red from California Street onto Hyde Street in support of a proposed preempt project for the California Cable Car pull-in. 

2nd Street and Tehama Street - STOP Signs
5.    ESTABLISH - STOP SIGNS
Tehama Street, eastbound and westbound at 2nd Street (Supervisor District 6) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Maurice Growney, maurice.growney@sfmta.com 

Proposal to establish additional STOP controls at this intersection's minor approaches.

1211 Polk Street – Residential Permit Parking Eligibility
6.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA C (Eligibility only, no signs)
1211 Polk Street eligibility for residents (Supervisor District 3) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com 

The proposal will add 1211 Polk Street to RPP Area C so residents will be eligible for Area C permits.

1-11 Lilac Street – Residential Permit Parking Eligibility
7.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA I (Eligibility only, no signs)
1-11 Lilac Street eligibility for residents (Supervisor District 9) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com 

The proposal will add 1-11 Lilac Street to RPP Area I so residents will be eligible for Area I permits.

5 Hallam Street – Residential Permit Parking Eligibility
8.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA U (Eligibility only, no signs)
5 Hallam Street eligibility for residents (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com 

The proposal will add 5 Hallam Street to RPP Area U so residents will be eligible for Area U permits.

655 Kansas Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
9.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA X (Eligibility only, no signs)
655 Kansas Street (Supervisor District 10) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

This proposal will add eligibility for RPP Area X to 655 Kansas Street. The property primarily faces an RPP-regulated street, Rhode Island Street.

766 Harrison Street – Residential Permit Parking Eligibility
10.    ESTABLISH--RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA U (Eligibility only, no signs)
766 Harrison Street eligibility for residents (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com 

The proposal will add 766 Harrison Street to RPP Area U so residents will be eligible for Area U permits.

11 Franklin Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
11.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA S (Eligibility only, no signs)
11 Franklin Street (Supervisor District 5) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@SFMTA.com 

The proposal will add 11 Franklin Street to RPP Area S so residents will be eligible to purchase permits.

Unit block of Rose Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
12.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA S (Eligibility only, no signs)
Unit block of Rose Street, south side (Supervisor District 5) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

This proposal will add eligibility to a street with existing RPP regulations.

88 Townsend Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
13.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA Y (Eligibility only, no signs)
88 Townsend Street (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

Extending RPP eligibility to a building near an existing RPP zone. 

536 Leavenworth – Residential Permit Parking Extension
14.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA C - 536 Leavenworth (eligibility only, no signs)
536 Leavenworth (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

Extending RPP area eligibility to a building on a block with metered parking.

785 Brannan Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
15.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA U - 785 Brannan Street (Eligibility only, no signs)
785 Brannan Street (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com 

This proposal will add 785 Brannan Street to RPP Area U so residents will be eligible to purchase permits.

800 block of Buchanan – Residential Permit Parking Extension
16.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA S - Buchanan Street, both sides, between Grove Street and Fulton Street (eligibility only, no signs)
800 block of Buchanan Street (Supervisor District 5) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

Extending RPP area eligibility to a block without street parking to allow residents to park on nearby streets.

911 Bryant Street and 500 7th Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
17.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA U (Eligibility only, no signs)
911 Bryant Street and 500 7th Street (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

This proposal will add eligibility for 911 Bryant Street and 500 7th Street to RPP Area U so that residents can park on nearby streets.

Post Street, south side, at Meacham Place – Residential Permit Parking Extension
18.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA C (eligibility only, no signs)
921-925 Post Street (Supervisor District 6) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

This proposal will add RPP eligibility for one parcel that currently faces a metered block.

1075 O'Farrell Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
19.    ESTABLISH - RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA R (Eligibility only, no signs)
1075 O'Farrell Street (Supervisor District 5) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com

Extending RPP eligibility to a building near Area R.

18th Street, south side, between Guerrero Street and Oakwood Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
20.    ESTABLISH - RPP AREA S (eligibility only, no signs)
3623-3649 18th Street, south side (Supervisor District 8) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Raynell Cooper, raynell.cooper@sfmta.com 

This proposal will extend Area S eligibility to an unregulated portion of a block that currently has its parking occupied with Shared Spaces zones.

Rockwood Court at Rockaway Avenue – STOP Sign 
21.    ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
Rockwood Court, northbound, at Rockaway Avenue (Supervisor District 7) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Amy Chun, amy.chun@sfmta.com 

Proposal to stop the stem of this T-intersection to formalize the right-of-way.

Treat Avenue at Harrison Street, between 16th Street and 17th Street – Traffic Circulation Reversal 
22(a).RESCIND – ONE-WAY STREET
Treat Avenue, southbound, from Harrison Street to 17th Street

22(b).ESTABLISH – ONE-WAY STREET 
Treat Avenue, northbound, from 17th Street to Harrison Street (reverses this existing one-way street) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)

22(c).ESTABLISH – RIGHT TURN ONLY
Treat Avenue, eastbound, at Harrison Street (between 16th Street and 17th Street) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

22(d).RESCIND – STOP SIGN
Treat Avenue, southbound, at 17th Street (removes existing stop) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

22(e).ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
Treat Avenue, eastbound, at Harrison Street (between 16th Street and 17th Street)
(Supervisor District 9) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Amy Chun, amy.chun@sfmta.com 

Proposal to reverse one-way regulation, relocate STOP signs, and restrict Treat Avenue left turns at the request of Public Works.

Washington Street at Wentworth Place – Parking Meters 
23(a).RESCIND – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY     
ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Washington Street, north side, at 5 feet to 24 feet west of Wentworth Place (19 foot zone, replaces meter 736) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

23(b).RESCIND – PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 10 PM, DAILY
ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Washington Street, north side, at 3 feet to 23 feet east of Wentworth Place (20 foot zone, replaces passenger loading zone) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

23(c).RESCIND – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY     
ESTABLISH – PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, 7 AM TO 10 PM, DAILY 
Washington Street, north side, at 67 feet to 87 feet east of Wentworth Place (replaces meter 722) (Supervisor District 3) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Amy Chun, amy.chun@sfmta.com

Proposal to modify existing metered parking and passenger loading zone to ease Recology access.

Jackson Street at Davis Street – Parking Meters 
24(a).RESCIND – METERED YELLOW ZONE, COMMERCIAL LOADING, 30-MINUTE TIME LIMIT, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY      
ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Jackson Street, south side, from Davis Street to 23 feet westerly (replaces 23-foot yellow zone, meter 101) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

24(b).RESCIND – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 2-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 9 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
ESTABLISH – METERED YELLOW ZONE, COMMERCIAL LOADING, 30-MINUTE TIME LIMIT, 7 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY 
Jackson Street, south side, from 46 feet to 68 feet west of Davis Street (22-foot space, relocates yellow zone from meter 101 to 105) (Supervisor District 3) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Amy Chun, amy.chun@sfmta.com 

Proposal to relocate yellow zone for daylighting purposes.

Alemany Boulevard and Worcester Avenue – Bus Zone 
25(a).ESTABLISH - BUS ZONE 
Alemany Boulevard, south side, from 20 feet to 112 feet west of Worcester Avenue (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)

25(b).ESTABLISH - RED ZONE
Alemany Boulevard, south side, Worcester Avenue to 20 feet westerly 
(Supervisor District 7) (Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer) Edgar Orozco, edgar.orozco@sfmta.com

This proposal adds a bus zone at an existing flag stop along the 54 Felton route as well as a red zone for pedestrian visibility. This stop has seen a significant increase in ridership, which is largely due to the recent nearby opening of supermarket H Mart. This bus zone would remove five residential parking permit (RPP) parking spaces. 

The following items are pending environmental clearance (Case 2021-003295ENV):

Williams Avenue, between Third Street, and Phelps and Vesta Streets – Williams Avenue Quick-Build Safety Project
26(a).ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
A.    Williams Avenue, between Ceres Street and Mendell Street
B.    Williams Avenue, between Lucy Street and Ceres Street
C.    Williams Avenue, between Apollo Street and Venus Street
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

26(b).ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
A.    Williams Avenue, south side, from Phelps Street to 50 feet easterly
B.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Vesta Street to 30 feet easterly
C.    Williams Avenue, south side, from 60 feet west of Apollo Street to 30 feet east of the west side crosswalk (painted safety zone)
D.    Apollo Street, west side from Williams Avenue to 10 feet northerly
E.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Venus Street to 22 feet easterly
F.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Neptune Street to 31 feet westerly (painted safety zone)
G.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Neptune Street to 20 feet easterly
H.    Neptune Street, west side from Williams Avenue to 10 feet northerly (painted safety zone)
I.    Williams Avenue, south side, from Newhall Street to 28 feet easterly (painted safety zone)
J.    Newhall Street, east side from Williams Avenue to 10 feet southerly (painted safety zone)
K.    Williams Avenue, south side, from west side crosswalk of Reddy Street to 20 feet westerly
L.    Reddy Street, east side, from Williams Avenue to 20 feet northerly
M.    Williams Avenue, south side, from Mendell Street to 30 feet westerly
N.    Williams Avenue, south side, from Mendell Street to 20 feet easterly
O.    Williams Avenue, north side, from east side crosswalk of Mendell Street to 20 feet westerly
P.    Ceres Street, west side from Williams Avenue to 10 feet northerly
Q.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Ceres Street to 25 feet easterly
R.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Ceres Street to 10 feet westerly
S.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Lucy Street to 20 feet easterly
T.    Lucy Street, west side from Williams Avenue to 10 feet northerly
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

26(c).ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME
A.    Williams Avenue, north side from Diana Street to 50 feet west of Reddy Street
B.    Williams Avenue, south side from 48 feet to 260 feet west of Reddy Street 
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)

26(d).ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
A.    Ceres Street, southbound, at Williams Avenue
B.    Lucy Street, southbound, at Williams Avenue
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

26(e).ESTABLISH – PERPENDICULAR PARKING
A.    Williams Avenue, south side, from Apollo Street to 55 feet west of Venus Street
B.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Reddy Street to Mendell Street
C.    Williams Avenue, north side, from Ceres Street to Lucy Street
D.    Williams Avenue, south side, from Newhall Street to 50 feet west of Diana Street
(Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)

26(f).RESCIND – NO PARKING EXCEPT BICYCLES
  RESCIND – BIKE SHARE STATION
Williams Avenue, south side, from Apollo Street to 53 feet easterly
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

26(g).ESTABLISH – NO PARKING EXCEPT BICYCLES
   ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Williams Avenue, south side, from 30 feet to 83 feet easterly of west leg of Apollo Street (shifts an existing 42’-7” bike share station with a 3-foot red zone on the east side of the station and a 5-foot red zone on the west side of the station)
(Approvable by the City Traffic Engineer)

26(h).ESTABLISH – BUS ZONE
Williams Avenue, north side, from 3rd Street to 100 feet westerly (converts flag-stop to bus zone for 54-Felton) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board)

26(i). RESCIND – FLAG STOP
Van Dyke Avenue, north side, east of Lane Street (removes flag-stop for 54-Felton)
(Supervisor District 10) (Requires approval by the SFMTA Board) Jen Wong, jennifer.wong@sfmta.com 

Proposing to install traffic calming and pedestrian safety measures on Williams Avenue between Third Street and Phelps/Vesta Street as part of the Williams Avenue Quick-Build Safety Project. Installing perpendicular parking provides a net increase in parking supply along the corridor. 

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 127-18Information 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

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ISSUE DATE:  7/16/21