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Public Hearing: 1 California Temporary Emergency Transit Lanes

Effective Date
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 1:00pm
News categories
Parking
Traffic
Transit

A Public Hearing for the below proposed changes on segments of California, Sacramento and Clay streets will be held online on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 1 p.m. as a part of the SFMTA Board of Director’s regular meeting. Proposals are in Supervisorial Districts 2 and 3.

If you would like to comment on this proposed change, you may attend the SFMTA Public Hearing or file your comments in writing before the hearing by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 19:

  • Email:  MTABoard@SFMTA.com with subject line “1 California Transit Lanes”
  • Mail:  Board of Directors, One South Van Ness Avenue, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5417
  • Public Hearing:  Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 1 p.m.

Join the meeting online and view shared materials.

To join by phone or to provide comment, dial 888-808-6929 and enter the code 9961164#.

For the best experience if you plan to provide public comment, join the online session and use your telephone for audio by using the phone instructions above. When prompted online, select “Don’t join audio.”

  1. ESTABLISH – TRANSIT-ONLY LANE AT ALL TIMES –  California Street, westbound and eastbound, from Presidio Avenue to Steiner Street; Clay Street, eastbound, from Van Ness Avenue to Larkin Street; Sacramento Street, westbound, from Larkin Street to Franklin Street; Sacramento Street, westbound, from Front Street to Leidesdorff Street
     
  2. ESTABLISH – TRANSIT ONLY LANE, 7AM TO 10AM AND 3PM TO 7PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Clay Street, eastbound, from Larkin Street to Leavenworth Street; Clay Street, eastbound, from Jones Street to Taylor Street; Clay Street, eastbound, from Mason Street to Powell Street
     
  3. ESTABLISH – TRANSIT ONLY LANE, 7AM TO 9AM AND 3PM TO 6PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Clay Street, eastbound, from Powell Street to Grant Avenue
     
  4. ESTABLISH – TRANSIT ONLY LANE, 7AM TO 9AM AND 3PM TO 7PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY –  Sacramento Street, westbound, from Kearny Street to Stockton Street
     
  5. ESTABLISH – TRANSIT ONLY LANE, 3PM TO 7PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Sacramento Street, westbound, from Stockton Street to Powell Street; Sacramento Street, westbound, from Mason Street to Larkin Street
     
  6. ESTABLISH – TOW AWAY NO STOPPING ANYTIME – Sacramento Street, north side, from Front Street to Leidesdorff Street
     
  7. ESTABLISH – TOW AWAY NO STOPPING 7AM TO 10AM AND 3PM TO 7PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Clay Street, south side, Larkin Street to Leavenworth Street; Clay Street, south side, Jones Street to Taylor Street; Clay Street, south side, Mason Street to Powell Street
     
  8. ESTABLISH – TOW AWAY NO STOPPING 7AM TO 9AM AND 3PM TO 6PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Clay Street, south side, from Powell Street to Grant Avenue
     
  9. ESTABLISH – TOW AWAY NO STOPPING 7AM TO 9AM AND 3PM TO 7PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY –  Sacramento Street, north side, from Kearny Street to Stockton Street
     
  10. ESTABLISH – TOW AWAY NO STOPPING 3PM to 7PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Sacramento Street, north side, from Stockton Street to Powell Street; Sacramento Street, north side, from Mason Street to Larkin Street
     
  11. RESCIND – PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, 9AM TO 6PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY –  Clay Street, south side, from 66 feet to 110 feet east of Powell Street (to be relocated to meters #937, 939, and 941)
     
  12. ESTABLISH – PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, 9AM to 6PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Clay Street, south side, from Powell Street to 66 feet easterly (relocates existing zone at metered spaces #935 and #933)
     
  13. ESTABLISH – COMMERCIAL LOADING FROM 10AM TO 3PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY –  Clay Street, south side, from Jones Street to 40 feet easterly (modifies existing hours)
     
  14. ESTABLISH – COMMERCIAL LOADING 9AM-3PM MONDAY TO SATURDAY – Sacramento Street, north side, from Waverly Place to 51 feet easterly (modifies existing commercial hours and replaces white zone)
     
  15. ESTABLISH – COMMERCIAL LOADING 9AM TO 3PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY – Sacramento Street, north side, from 54 feet to 142 feet east of Grant Avenue (modifies existing hours)
     
  16. ESTABLISH – COMMERCIAL LOADING 9AM TO 3PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY AND 7AM TO 6PM SATURDAY – Sacramento Street, north side, from Grant Avenue to 54 feet easterly (modifies existing hours); Sacramento Street, north side, from 64 feet to 158 feet west of Kearny Street (modifies existing hours)
     
  17. ESTABLISH- RIGHT LANE MUST TURN RIGHT EXCEPT MUNI – Clay Street, eastbound at Stockton Street
     
  18. ESTABLISH – WHITE ZONE, PASSENGER LOADING ZONE, 7AM TO 3PM AND 3PM TO 10PM, MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 7AM TO 10PM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY – Sacramento Street, north side, from 38 feet to 90 feet west of Mason Street (modifies existing hours);  Sacramento Street, north side, from 20 feet to 40 feet east of Sproule Lane (modifies existing hours); Sacramento Street, north side, from 20 feet to 40 feet west of Sproule Lane (modifies existing hours); Sacramento Street, north side, from 15 feet to 35 feet east of Taylor Street (modifies existing hours); Sacramento Street, north side, from 3 feet to 23 feet west of Taylor Street (modifies existing hours)

All of the above traffic modifications would be limited in duration and expire 120 days following the expiration or termination of the COVID-19 Local Emergency Proclamation, unless the SFMTA Board of Directors takes action to make them permanent. All of the proposed changes would be made with signs and paint that are easily reversible. In order for these proposed temporary changes to become permanent, additional environmental review, public outreach, TASC review, and SFMTA Board of Directors approval would be required.

All comments will be reviewed by project staff and will be entered into the public record. Comments will be considered by the SFMTA Board before a decision is made.

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 here.