Public Hearing Notice: SFMTA Board of Directors Meeting, December 6, 2022
Saturday, November 26, 2022 - 1:00pm to Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 1:00pm
Notice is hereby given that the SFMTA Board of Directors intends to hold a public hearing on the following items and on other matters on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, beginning at 1:00pm. Additional information may be found on the meeting webpage.
- Proposed Legislation: Amending Transportation Code, Division II, Section 702 to reduce the speed limit from 25 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour on the following 10 City street segments: 2nd Street, between Market Street and Folsom Street; 16th Street, between Guerrero Street and South Van Ness Avenue; 18th Street, between Connecticut Street and Texas Street; Folsom Street, between The Embarcadero and 3rd Street; Fremont Street, between Market Street and Folsom Street; Mission Street, between 1st Street and 3rd Street; Mission Street, between The Embarcadero and Beale Street; New Montgomery Street, between Market Street and Howard Street; Spear Street, between Market Street and Howard Street; and Steuart Street, between Market Street and Howard Street.
- Proposed Legislation: Establishing a Slow Streets Program (Program) by amending the Transportation Code to establish a citywide Program of low-stress routes on residential streets in San Francisco that prioritize biking, walking, and other forms of active transportation while ensuring access to all San Franciscans; amending the Transportation Code to require Board of Directors approval to add streets to the Program and, both in the context of the Program and otherwise, to implement certain traffic diversions; approving an initial set of 15 Slow Streets as part of the Program including 12th Avenue, 22nd Street, 23rd Avenue, Arlington Street, Cabrillo Street, Cayuga Avenue, Clay Street, Golden Gate Avenue, Hearst Avenue, Lyon Street, Minnesota Street, Noe Street, Sanchez Street, Shotwell Street, and Somerset Street; authorizing the Director to consider revised treatments for the streets in the Program; and directing the COVID Response Slow Streets Program and the post-pandemic Slow Streets Program to sunset in Winter 2023; and seeking direction from the SFMTA Board of Directors as to whether Lake Street should or should not be added to the Program.