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Engineering Public Hearing Meeting, November 1, 2019

Effective Date
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 10:00am
News categories
Traffic
SFMTA
SAN FRANCISCO MUNICIPAL TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
ORDER #6175
FOR PUBLIC HEARING
 
The Sustainable Streets Division of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will
hold a public hearing on Friday, November 1, 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:
 
Clay Street and Gough Street – STOP Sign
1. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
Clay Street, westbound, at Gough Street, stopping the stem of this "T" intersection (Supervisor District 2) ♦ Kevin Shue, kevin.shue@sfmta.com
 
SFMTA recommends stopping the stem of this "T" intersection to better clarify the right of way.
 
Arguello Boulevard at Fulton Street – No Left Turns
2. ESTABLISH – NO LEFT TURN
Arguello Boulevard, northbound, at Fulton Street
(Supervisor District 1) Jarrett Hornbostel, jarrett.hornbostel@sfmta.com
 
The SFMTA proposes prohibiting northbound left turns in conjunction with providing a signalized southbound left turn to address a pattern of southbound left turn collisions at this intersection.
 
Washington Street at Mason Street – Red Zone
3. ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Washington Street, south side, from Mason Street to 30 feet easterly
(removes 2 parking spaces) (Supervisor District 3) Edward Tang, edward.tang@sfmta.com
 
The proposed red zone will improve Muni operations for Cable Car bus substitution.
 
San Jose Avenue at 27th Street – STOP Signs
4. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
San Jose Avenue, northbound, at 27th Street, making this intersection an all-way STOP (Supervisor District 9) ♦ Elizabeth Chen, elizabeth.chen@sfmta.com
 
Proposal to make this intersection an all-way STOP to clarify right-of-way.
 
21st Street and Grand View Avenue – STOP Signs
5. ESTABLISH – STOP SIGN
21st Street, westbound, at Grand View Avenue, stopping the stem of this “T” intersection (Supervisor District 8) ♦ Elizabeth Chen, elizabeth.chen@sfma.com
 
SFMTA recommends stopping the stem of this “T” intersection to better clarify the right of way.
 
Dolores Street, between 19th Street and Cumberland Street – Residential Permit Parking Extension
6. ESTABLISH – RESIDENTIAL PERMIT PARKING AREA S
ESTABLISH – 2-HOUR PARKING, 8 AM TO 9 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA S PERMITS
Dolores Street, east side, between 19th Street and Cumberland Street
(Supervisor District 8) Gerry Porras, gerry.porras@sfmta.com
 
Extension of Area S will allow residents to purchase permits for and park within RPP Area S.
 
Golden Gate Avenue, between Hyde Street and Jones Street – Speed Limit
7. ESTABLISH – 15 MILES PER HOUR SCHOOL SPEED LIMIT WHEN CHILDREN ARE PRESENT
Golden Gate Avenue, between Hyde Street and Leavenworth Street
Golden Gate Avenue, between Leavenworth Street and Jones Street
(Supervisor District 6) André Wright, andre.wright@sfmta.com
 
This location falls under the Mayor's Pedestrian Executive Directive regarding 15mph zones near schools.
 
Visitacion Avenue, between Mansell Street and Hahn Street – Speed Limit
8. ESTABLISH – 25 MILES PER HOUR SCHOOL SPEED LIMIT WHEN CHILDREN ARE PRESENT
Visitacion Avenue, between Mansell Street and Hahn Street
(Supervisor District 10) André Wright, andre.wright@sfmta.com
 
This sets a reduced school speed limit for Visitacion Avenue, which is contiguous to Visitacion Valley Middle School.
 
Castro Street – Green Metered Parking
9(a). GREEN METERED PARKING – RESCIND
ESTABLISH - NO PARKING ANYTIME
Castro Street, west side, from 19th Street to 20 feet northerly ♦
 
9(b). ESTABLISH - NO PARKING ANYTIME
Castro Street, east side, from 19th Street to 20 feet southerly
(Supervisor District 8) ♦ Andre Wright, andre.wright@sfmta.com
 
Red zones are being installed on the north and south approaches of Castro Street approaching 19th Street to help increase visibility at the intersection.
 
Sagamore Street at Capitol Avenue – Red Zones
10(a). RESCIND – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
Sagamore Street, south side, from Capitol Avenue to 80 feet westerly
Sagamore Street, south side, from Capitol Avenue to 45 feet easterly
 
10(b). ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
Sagamore Street, south side, from Capitol Avenue to 10 feet westerly
Sagamore Street, north side, from Capitol Avenue to 10 feet easterly
(Supervisor District 11) Jarrett Hornbostel, jarrett.hornbostel@sfmta.com
 
After removal of existing traffic islands, eastbound Sagamore Street traffic lanes will be shifted northerly removing the need for the existing parking prohibition along the south curb. New red zones will increase visibility of pedestrians to cross Sagamore Street. The proposal restores three parking spaces.
 
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 November 1, 2017, Case 2007.1238E:
 
Harrison Street at Spear Street – No Parking Anytime
11. ESTABLISH – NO PARKING ANYTIME
Harrison Street, south side, from Spear Street to 29 feet easterly
(Supervisor District 6) Philip Louie, philip.louie@sfmta.com
 
Legislation for one 6-ft wide bulb-out in the original Harrison Street Streetscape Project passed by the SFMTA Board on 1/16/2018.
 
The following items have been environmentally cleared by the Planning Department on October 19, 2015, Case 2015-005492ENV:
 
9th Avenue at Geary Boulevard – Bike Share Station
12. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
9th Avenue, west side, from 199 feet to 278 feet north of Geary Boulevard (72-foot station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 1) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Ford GoBike bike share station in the parking lane on the west side of 9th Avenue, adjacent to the Richmond Branch Public Library.
 
Funston Street at Clement Street – Bike Share Station
13. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Funston Street, west side, from Clement Street to 81 feet southerly (72-foot station with red zones on either end) (Supervisor District 1) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the west side of Funston Street, south of Clement Street, adjacent to the Park Presidio grass border.
 
Arguello Boulevard at Edward Street – Bike Share Station
14. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Arguello Boulevard, east side, from 157 feet to 216 feet north of Edward Street (50-foot bike share station with red zones on either end)
(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 Arguello Boulevard, adjacent to Rossi Park.
 
Funston Avenue at Fulton Street – Bike Share Station
15. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Funston Avenue, west side, from 56 feet to 135 feet north of Fulton Street (70-foot bike share station with red zones on either end)
(Supervisor District 1) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in the parking lane on the west side of Funston Avenue, adjacent to the Park Presidio grass border.
 
Powell Street at Union Street (Columbus Avenue) – Bike Share Station
16. ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES
ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
Powell Street, east side, from Union Street to 56 feet northerly (bike share station in a back-to-back configuration in angled parking bay)
(Supervisor District 3) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station in a back-to-back configuration in the angled parking bay at Marini Plaza.
 
Egbert Avenue at Jennings Street – Bike Share Station
17. ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK BIKE SHARE STATION
Egbert Avenue, north side, from Jennings Street to 72 feet easterly (70-foot bike share station) (Supervisor District 10) ♦ Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com
 
Proposing a Bay Wheels bike share station on the sidewalk adjacent to 2787 Jennings 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
 
RO:TF:ND
ISSUE DATE: 10/18/19