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Engineering Public Hearing Results, February 1, 2019

Effective Date 
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 10:00am
News categories 
Traffic

SUSTAINABLE STREETS DIVISION
DIRECTIVE ORDER No. 6042

Pursuant to the public hearing held on February 1, 2019, traffic 
movement and safety may be improved by the changes approved below. 
The Environmental Clearance for these items is noted on Order No. 
6037.


1.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     25th Street, between Noe Street and Sanchez Street (2 three-lump 
     cushions) * (Supervisor District 8) Daniel Carr, 
     daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs two three-lump cushions on the block at the 
     request of local residents. SFMTA data confirmed that typical 
     motorists’ speeds were above the de-facto speed limit of 25 MPH.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  Comments in favor received.

2.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     25th Street, between Church Street and Dolores Street (2 three-lump
     cushions) * (Supervisor District 8) Daniel Carr, 
     daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs two three-lump cushions on the block at the 

     request of local residents. SFMTA data confirmed that typical 
     motorists’ speeds were above the de-facto speed limit of 25 MPH.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  Comments both for and against received.


3.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
     Alviso Street, between Holloway Avenue and Urbano Drive 
     (2 speed humps) * (Supervisor District 7) Ariel Ward, 
     ariel.ward@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block 
     at the request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and 
     confirmed that typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed 
     limit of 25 MPH.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  No comments received.

4.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     Fitzgerald Avenue, between Hawes Street and Ingalls Street 
     (2 three-lump cushions) (Supervisor District 10) * Daniel Carr, 
     daniel.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at 
     the request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and 
     confirmed that typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed 
     limit of 25 MPH. These devices will have slots in the eastbound 
     direction only.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  No comments received.

5.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
     Post Street, between Scott Street and Pierce Street (1 cushion)
     (Supervisor District 5) * Nick Carr, nick.carr@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at 
     the request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed 
     that typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 
     MPH.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  No comments received.


6.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     4th Avenue, between Balboa Street and Cabrillo Street (2 3-lump 
     cushions)
     4th Avenue, between Cabrillo Street and Fulton Street (2 3-lump 
     cushions)
     (Supervisor District 1) * Ariel Ward, ariel.ward@sfmta.com

     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the blocks at 
     the request of block residents.SFMTA collected data and confirmed 
     that typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 
     MPH.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  No comments received.

7.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
     Fitzgerald Avenue, between Ingalls Street and Jennings Street  
     (2 three-lump cushions) (Supervisor District 10) * Daniel Carr, 
     daniel.carr@sfmta.com
    
     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH. 
     These cushions will have slots in the eastbound direction only.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  No comments received.


8.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
     Baker Street, between Anza Vista Avenue and Terra Vista Avenue 
     (2  humps) (Supervisor District 2) * Nick Carr, nick.carr@sfmta.com
     This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
     request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
     typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

     Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

     Public Comments:  Comments in favor received.

9.   ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
      15th Avenue, between Anza Street and Geary Boulevard (2 3-lump 
      cushions) (Supervisor District 1) * John Garzee, 
      john.garzee@sfmta.com
    
      This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
      request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
      typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

      Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

      Public Comments:  No comments received.

10.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Ellsworth Street, between Ogden Avenue and Tompkins Avenue (1 speed 
       hump) (Supervisor District 9) * John Garzee, John.garzee@sfmta.com
       This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
       request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
       typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 15 MPH.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.


11.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Shannon Street, between Geary Street and O’Farrell Street
       (Supervisor District 6) * Ariel Ward, ariel.ward@sfmta.com

       This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
       request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
       typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 15 MPH.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received

12.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Theresa Street, between Cayuga Avenue and San Jose Avenue (1 hump) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.
     
       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  Comments in favor received

13.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
       Naples Street, between Rolph Street and Athens Street (1 cushion)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.


14.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Shields Street, between Arch Street and Ramsell Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       Jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.
     
       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

15.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Brunswick Street, between Lowell Street and Whittier Street  
       (1 speed hump) (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

16.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       San Juan Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Capistrano Street  
       (1 hump) (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.
   
       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  One comment received in opposition.


17.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       Cotter Street, between Cayuga Avenue and San Jose Avenue (2 humps)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

18.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       Seneca Avenue, between Cayuga Avenue and Delano Avenue (2 humps) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

19.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Byxbee Street, between Shields Street and Sargent Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.


20.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Russia Avenue, between Madrid Street and Edinburgh Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

21.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
       Plymouth Avenue, between Lobos Street and Minerva Street (1 cushion) 
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

22.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
       Winding Way, between Cordova Street and Naylor Street (1 hump)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.


23.  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
       Excelsior Avenue, between Paris Street and Lisbon Street (1 cushion)
       Excelsior Avenue, between Naples Street and Edinburgh Street 
       (1 cushion)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.

24.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       Ney Street, between Mission Street and Craut Street (1 hump)
       Ney Street, between Congdon Street and Trumbull Street (2 humps)
       (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
       Jennifer.molina@sfmta.com
     
       District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
       Supervisor Safai.

       Decision:  Approved by the City Traffic Engineer for implementation.
     
       Public Comments:  Comment received in opposition.

25.  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
       A.  Shotwell Street, between 19th Street and 20th Street (2 speed 
            humps)
       B.  Shotwell Street, between 20th Street and 21st Street (2 speed 
            humps)
       C.  Shotwell Street, between 21st Street and 22nd Street (2 speed 
             humps)
       (Supervisor District 9) * Daniel Carr, daniel.carr@sfmta.com
     
       This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
       request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that
       typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments:  No comments received.


26(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
           Rolph Street, between Mission Street and Curtis Street (1 hump) *

26(b).  ESTABLISH – RAISED CROSSWALK
           Rolph Street and Newton Street (1 raised asphalt crosswalk)
           (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
           jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

           District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
           Supervisor Safai.

           Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.
 
           Public Comments:  No comments received.

27(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMP
           Cordova Street, between Rolph Street and Athens Street (1 hump) *

27(b).  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHION
           Cordova Street, between Prague Street and Winding Way (1 cushion)
           (Supervisor District 11) * Jennifer Molina, 
           jennifer.molina@sfmta.com

           District 11 neighborhood traffic calming location, prioritized by 
           Supervisor Safai.

           Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.
 
           Public Comments:  No comments received.

28(a).  ESTABLISH – SPEED CUSHIONS
           18th Avenue, between Lawton Street and Moraga Street (2 3-lump 
           cushions) *
           18th Avenue, between Moraga Street and Noriega Street (2 3-lump 
           cushions) *

28(b).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
           18th Avenue, between Vicente Street and Wawona Street (2 speed 
           humps) (Supervisor District 7) * Nick Carr, nick.carr@sfmta.com
    
           This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
           request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
           typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

           Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

           Public  Comments: Comments in favor received.

29(a).  ESTABLISH – RAISED CROSSWALK
           Buena Vista East Avenue at Duboce Avenue (1 raised crosswalk) *

29(b).  ESTABLISH – SPEED HUMPS
           Buena Vista East Avenue, between Duboce Avenue and Haight Street
           (2 speed humps) *

29(c).  ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
           Buena Vista East Avenue, east side, from Waller Street steps to  
           30 feet northerly (Supervisor District 8) Daniel Carr, 
           daniel.carr@sfmta.com

           This proposal installs traffic calming devices on the block at the 
           request of block residents. SFMTA collected data and confirmed that 
           typical motorist speeds are above the legal speed limit of 25 MPH.

           Decision:  Items 29(a) and 29(b) approved by City Traffic Engineer for 
                            implementation; item 29(c) to be sent to the SFMTA Board for 
                            final approval. The proposed modification supplements speed 
                            humps and a raised crosswalk approved by the City Traffic 
                            Engineer for this intersection.

           Public Comments:  Comments in favor received.


30(a).  ESTABLISH – STOP SIGNS
           Casitas Avenue, southbound, at Hazelwood Avenue, stopping the stem of 
           this “T” intersection (existing three-way intersection will be 
           refigured into a “T” intersection)
           Hazelwood Avenue, westbound, at Yerba Buena Ave, stopping the stem of 
           this “T” intersection

30(b).  ESTABLISH – SIDEWALK EXTENSION
           ESTABLISH – RED ZONE
           A.  Hazelwood Avenue, north side, from Casitas Avenue to 60 feet
                easterly (for sidewalk extension)
           B.  Casitas Avenue, east side, from Hazelwood Avenue to 80 feet 
                northerly (removes 1 space)
           C.  Casitas Avenue, west side, from Yerba Buena Avenue to 80 feet 
                northerly (for sidewalk extension; removes 1 space)
           D.  Yerba Buena Avenue, east side, from Casitas Avenue to 50 feet 
                northerly (for sidewalk extension)
           E.  Hazelwood Avenue, south side, from Yerba Buena Avenue to 30 feet 
                easterly (for sidewalk extension; removes 1 space)
           F.  Yerba Buena Avenue, east side, from Hazelwood Avenue to 40 feet 
                southerly (for sidewalk extension; removes 1 space)
               (Supervisor District 7) John Garzee, john.garzee@sfmta.com

           The proposed modifications 30(a) and 30(b) complement design changes to 
           construct a new corner sidewalk extension (bulb-out), which was developed 
           with neighbors to better clarify right-of-way and shorten pedestrian 
           crossing distances at this three-way intersection.

           Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer to send to SFMTA Board for 
                           legislation. Item 30(a) is subject to appeal. #

          Public Comments:  Comments in support, with some concern about drainage 
                                         design details.


31(a).  RESCIND – 1-HOUR PARKING, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 8 AM TO
            6 PM, EXCEPT VEHICLES WITH AREA EE PERMITS
            A.  Minnesota Street, west side, between 18th Street and 19th Street
            B.  Indiana Street, east side, between 19th Street and 20th Street
            C.  19th Street, north side, between Indiana Street and Tennessee Street

31(b).  ESTABLISH – GENERAL METERED PARKING, 4-HOUR TIME LIMIT, 
            8 AM TO 6 PM, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
            Minnesota Street, west side, between 18th Street and 19th Street
            19th Street, north side, between Indiana Street and Minnesota Street

31(c).  ESTABLISH – 4-HOUR TIME-LIMITED PARKING,  8 AM TO 6 PM,
           MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
           Indiana Street, east side, between 19th Street and 20th Street
           19th Street, north side, between Minnesota Street and Tennessee Street
           (Supervisor District 10) Kathryn Studwell, kathryn.studwell@sfmta.com
    
           Decision:  SFMTA staff has decided not to move forward with these 
                            proposals. #

           Public Comments:  Comments mainly in opposition.

32.  ESTABLISH – TOW-AWAY, NO STOPPING ANYTIME
       Norfolk Street, east side, from Harrison Street to 450 feet northerly
       (Supervisor District 6) Norman Wong, norman.wong@sfmta.com

       Sidewalk being widened from 3.5 to 7 feet adjacent to the proposed 333 12th 
       Street and 1532 Harrison Street developments. The no stopping restriction is 
       required to maintain a 14.5 foot travel lane on Norfolk Street.

       Decision:  Approved by City Traffic Engineer to send to SFMTA Board for 
                        legislation.

       Public Comments:  Comments in support.


33.  ESTABLISH – NO STOPPING EXCEPT BICYCLES\
       ESTABLISH – BIKE SHARE STATION
       Parker Avenue, west side, from 102 feet to 181 feet north of McAllister 
       Street (72-foot bike share station with red zones on either end)
       (Supervisor District 5) * Laura Stonehill, laura.stonehill@sfmta.com

       Proposing a Ford GoBike bike share station in the parking lane on the west 
       side of Parker Avenue, adjacent to USF's Negoesco Stadium.

       Decision: Approved by City Traffic Engineer for implementation.

       Public Comments: Comments received in support and opposition.

* Items denoted with a asterik (*) 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. Whether or 
not 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, it is considered a 
Final SFMTA Decision.  If a City Traffic Engineer disapproves or declines a parking 
or traffic modification, a member of the public must request additional review by 
the SFMTA of that decision which shall be conducted pursuant to Division II, 
Section 203 of the Transportation Code before the decision becomes a Final SFMTA 
Decision. Final SFMTA Decisions, whether made by the City Traffic Engineer or the 
SFMTA Board, can be reviewed by the Board of Supervisors pursuant to 
Ordinance 127-18.  Decisions reviewable by the Board of Supervisors are denoted 
with a pound (#).  Information about the review process can be found at: 
https://sfbos.org/sites/default/files/SFMTA_Action_Review_Info_Sheet.pdf.

* Items denoted with a asterik (*) can be approved by the City Traffic Engineer after 
the public hearing per Section 201 of the San Francisco Transportation Code.

For questions about any of these items, please contact:  sustainable.streets@sfmta.com 
and reference this order number.

 

Approved:

 

______________________________________                Date: February 8, 2019
Ricardo Olea
City Traffic Engineer

cc:  Directive File

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