Inner Sunset Curb Management Project
The Inner Sunset has a vibrant commercial core with a diverse set of restaurants, shops, bars and services. The Inner Sunset is also a transit hub, with the N-Judah and seven bus routes passing through the area. As part of a major streetscape improvement project that was completed in Fall 2019 the SFMTA sought community input on how to allocate curb space to different uses. These include loading zones, general metered parking, short-term parking and more.
The project is intended to improve safety and transit reliability while reducing congestion by reducing double-parking and other illegal parking and loading behavior. It will also support economic vitality by ensuring businesses have the space they need for their customers and goods to get to the neighborhood.
Over the course of the summer and fall of 2019, the SFMTA discussed parking and loading needs with community organizations, conducted merchant, resident, and pedestrian intercept surveys, and collected data to inform potential changes to parking and loading in the area, and held a community meeting on September 26, 2019 to learn more about parking and loading needs. At a second community meeting on November 20th, the SFMTA presented curb reallocation options to the community. Based on the feedback gathered the SFMTA made adjustments to the proposed curb management project.
The Inner Sunset Curb Management Project went to Engineering Public Hearing on December 6, 2019 and was approved by the SFMTA Board of Directors at their January 7, 2021 meeting. Installation was completed in June, 2021.