Golden Gate, Lake, Sanchez, Shotwell Slow Streets Reauthorization and Update


SCH Number
Public Agency
City and County of San Francisco
Document Title
Golden Gate, Lake, Sanchez, Shotwell Slow Streets Reauthorization and Update
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency proposes to (l) reauthorize the Slow Streets designation beyond the COVID-19 emergency for the following approved temporary Slow Streets: Golden Gate, Lake, Sanchez, and Shotwell Slow Streets; and (2) following a community planning, design, and outreach process, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency would determine additional design treatments from the Slow Streets Toolkit to be applied to the Slow Streets. These additional treatments could include the following: Slow Streets-specific delineators/diverters, signs in the roadway; turn restrictions or median delineators/diverters (for example, plastic posts) to prevent vehicles from turning onto a Slow Street or continuing through an intersection. of a· Slow Street; wayfinding and signage improvements tci connect to the citywide bike network; Slow Streets-specific pavement markings with representative icons and the word 'Slow'; pedestrian visibility improvements like continental crosswalks or daylighting (red curbs that prohibit parking at intersection approaches); and traffic calming devices like speed cushions; all will facilitate safe use of the streets by pedestrians and bicyclists

Contact Information

Jennifer McKellar
Agency Name
City and County of San Francisco
Job Title
Senior Planner
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
Golden Gate Avenue from Masonic Avenue to Broderick Street; Lake Street from 28th to 2nd avenues

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Statutory Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Public Resources Code section 21080.25
Reasons for Exemption
This project in its approved form has been determined to be exempt from environmental review because it is eligible for a Statutory Exemption per Public Resources Code section 21080.25 since it would implement bicycle and pedestrian facility improvements; improve customer information and wayfinding for transit riders, bicyclists, or pedestrians; will be carried out by a public agency; is located within an existing public right of way in an urbanized area; would not add physical infrastructure that increases new automobile capacity on existing rights-of-way; would not require the demolition of affordable housing units; would not exceed a cost of one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000) in 2020 United States dollars; and would be constructed by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and Public Works Shops and would not require the use of contractors for labor.
County Clerk
San Francisco


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