Central Embarcadero Safety Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
City and County of San Francisco
Document Title
Central Embarcadero Safety Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) proposes transportation and safety improvements along the above-noted corridors to increase pedestrian and bicyclist visibility and safety. The project would extend an existing two-way bikeway along the eastern side of The Embarcadero, north from Mission to Broadway, and south from Folsom to Bryant. The project would also implement one-way bike lanes in each direction on Washington Street. To accommodate these improvements, the project would remove a northbound lane on The Embarcadero between Mission and Broadway and would also remove a travel lane in each direction on Washington between The Embarcadero and Drumm

Contact Information

Lauren Bihl
Agency Name
City and County of San Francisco
Job Title
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


San Francisco
San Francisco
Cross Streets
Embarcadero between Broadway and Bryant Street, and on Washington Street between The Embarcadero

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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