The Connected Corridor Project seeks to evaluate the use of transit platform & traffic signal sensors to inform signal timing adjustments and collect information to support safety improvement efforts. The Project is funded through the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) via the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant.
- Increase safety for all modes
- Reduce public transit travel time
- Reduce signal delays
- Reduce idling and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
The project corridor is on 3rd Street, from Channel to 20th Streets.
The SFMTA originally developed the Connected Corridor Project as part of the city’s 2016 Smart City Challenge proposal to the USDOT. Though this grant was ultimately awarded to Columbus, Ohio, San Francisco was one of seven finalists for the award and was able to pursue other opportunities to advance elements of the Smart City Challenge. From these efforts, the city received an $11 million grant the ATCMTD program, to pursue the Connected Corridor Project and other elements of the Smart City Challenge proposal.