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Slow Streets - SoMa

Project Introduction

The goal of the SFMTA’s Slow Streets program is to provide more space for socially distant essential travel and exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout the city, nearly thirty corridors have been implemented as a Slow Street. For more information on the Slow Streets program, click here

The program is designed to limit through traffic on certain residential streets and allow them to be used as a shared space for people traveling by foot, scooters, skateboards, and bicycles. On these Slow Streets, signage and barricades have been placed to minimize through vehicle traffic.  

  • Slow Streets are temporary restrictions to through traffic.  
  • Residents can still drive to their homes, receive deliveries, be picked up or dropped off, and more.  
  • These are not full street closures, and city services like trash pickup and street sweeping will remain.  
  • On a Slow Street, the space in the roadway is shared between people on bikes or on foot, and people driving or riding in cars. 

Potential Slow Streets in SoMa

Slow Streets in SoMa

A - Combination of Lapu-Lapu Street, Rizal Street, Tandang Sora Street, Bonifacio Street and Mabini Street


We Want to Hear from You! 

Let us know what you think! Please complete our short survey by December 10, 2020, to share your feedback with us. 

Slow Streets SoMa - Survey | 调查 | encuesta | pagsisiyasat

The survey is also available in Chinese, Spanish, and Tagalog. Locate the language bar at the top right-hand corner of the survey to change the language (see image below).

该调查还提供中文,西班牙文和他加禄文。找到调查右上角的语言栏以更改语言(请参见下图)。

La encuesta también está disponible en chino, español y tagalo. Busque la barra de idioma en la esquina superior derecha de la encuesta para cambiar el idioma (vea la imagen a continuación).

Magagamit din ang survey sa Chinese, Spanish, at Tagalog. Hanapin ang bar ng wika sa kanang sulok sa tuktok ng survey upang baguhin ang wika (tingnan ang imahe sa ibaba).

multi language access


We’d Love to Speak with You! 

Plan to join one us at one of the virtual/on-line/call-in events: 

 


Stay Informed and Involved 

November 10 – December 10, 2020: Engage SoMa residents regarding Slow Streets. 

December 11, 2020: SFMTA to review feedback and determine what corridors could become temporary Slow Streets.  

December 2020 – January 2021: Review Slow Streets corridors with City agency partners (Public Works, Police and Fire Departments) and other roadway users. 

February 9, 2021: Phase 4 Slow Streets review/approval at MTA Board of Directors meeting.  

Beginning February 2021: Install temporary traffic restrictions for Phase 4 Slow Streets.  

For questions about Slow Streets, review our Frequently Asked Questions or email slowstreets@sfmta.com