San Francisco - Transportation & Infrastructure

Jul 17, 2020
San Francisco

New Slow Streets, more car-free Golden Gate Park proposed, but eastern neighborhoods still left out

The proposal creates a route for walking and biking from Ocean Beach to Market Street, but still leaves many dense neighborhoods without relief from crowded sidewalks. Read More

Jul 09, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park NoPa Upper Haight

Set to start construction in June, Fell Street bike lane now has no firm timeline [Updated]

With the bike lane delayed, advocates say the Panhandle path is "crowded and unsafe," and makes social distancing impossible. Read More

Jul 02, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

With construction ongoing during shelter in place, Upper Haight project is ahead of schedule

Reduced area traffic gave crews the opportunity to accelerate work and push up the expected completion date on the long-running project. Read More

Jul 01, 2020
San Francisco

SFMTA to create emergency transit-only lanes for 3 key corridors

Muni has been faster than ever during shelter-in-place, and as cars return to the roads, officials want to keep key bus lines moving. Read More

Jul 01, 2020
Jun 30, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

3 Bay Wheels bikeshare stations on the way to the Upper Haight

Lyft, Bay Wheels' parent company, is currently running a neighborhood survey on where the three new bike docks should go. Read More

Jun 08, 2020
San Francisco

Citing expanded reopening, city resumes street sweeping enforcement next week

"Now as we’re reopening, we’ve reached the point where we must resume parking enforcement so that we can clean our streets," Mayor London Breed said. Read More

May 21, 2020
San Francisco SoMa

Final 7th St. protected bikeway construction phase begins next week

The bikeway improvements, which began in 2016 following two deadly hit-and-run collisions, will provide an uninterrupted protected bike lane between Market Street and Mission Bay. Read More

May 19, 2020
San Francisco NoPa Upper Haight

Panhandle to get new parking-protected bike lane along Fell Street

The new westbound bike lane on Fell is intended to take pressure off the Panhandle's crowded mixed-use path. Read More

May 11, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Hayes Valley Japantown Western Addition

Geary & Steiner pedestrian bridge to be demolished later this month

Built in 1962, the bridge is set to come down as part of the project to speed up the 38 and 38R-Geary buses. Read More

Apr 21, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley Inner Sunset Mission Outer Sunset Tenderloin Upper Haight

San Francisco to close some streets to car traffic for social distancing

Starting this week, some streets will be closed to through vehicle traffic in order to prioritize walking and biking as well as to provide more space for social distancing. Read More

Apr 06, 2020
San Francisco

Muni to undertake major service cuts, shutting down more than 70 lines

Muni is slicing service to just 17 key lines as the shelter-in-place wears on. Read More

Apr 01, 2020
San Francisco

As Muni trains go offline, riders say buses are too crowded to socially distance

"The decision to shutter the subways to promote social distancing has completely backfired," wrote one commuter. Read More

Mar 26, 2020
San Francisco

Muni to suspend train service, go bus-only as shelter-in-place order wears on

Several bus lines are also being cut back as the agency loses $1 million a week from decreased ridership. Read More

Mar 25, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Upper Haight surface reconstruction continues during shelter-in-place order

A possible bright spot for some local businesses in the Haight: some of the most disruptive work is underway while businesses are already closed by the shelter-in-place order. Read More

Mar 20, 2020
San Francisco

Social distancing in SF: Signs warn parkgoers to stay apart, Muni to monitor passenger thresholds

Not everyone's gotten the memo on remaining six feet apart, so city agencies are intervening. Read More

Mar 20, 2020
San Francisco

SF deems bike repair an essential business during shelter-in-place

The city clarified a concern from many regular riders, noting that bike repair shops are considered as essential as auto repair shops. Read More

Mar 19, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Sunset

Advocates call for making Golden Gate Park's JFK Drive car-free during shelter-in-place

"We need to be sure people can maintain six feet of space around them," said Jodie Medeiros of pedestrian organization Walk SF. Read More

Mar 17, 2020
San Francisco

SF to waive today's street sweeping tickets, but parking meters will still be enforced

Tickets for street cleaning issued earlier today will be waived, but other driving restrictions — including meters — remain in place. Read More

Mar 04, 2020
San Francisco Forest Knolls Inner Sunset Midtown Terrace Twin Peaks

TV stations to go dark for some customers as Sutro Tower antenna upgrades go online

Nine local stations will switch to new frequencies next Monday, with more following in late April, requiring over-the-air TV customers to re-scan. Read More

Feb 14, 2020
San Francisco Bayview Bernal Heights Mission Potrero Hill

Widening, rebuilding work shuts down "Hairball" bike path until May

The path, one of only a few connecting southeastern neighborhoods to downtown, is getting an upgrade. Read More

Feb 13, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Following major collision, high-injury Panhandle intersection gets new pedestrian safety features

SFMTA hopes the new safety features will help reduce injuries in the busy, high-speed traffic corridor. Read More

Feb 10, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley

Page Street pilot project adds protected bike lane, ends freeway access starting February 24

In the works for five years, the pilot project aims to increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists on Page Street and the surrounding neighborhood. Read More