SFMTA Engineering Hearing: Market Street Transit Lanes, Car Restrictions


Items of Note:

  • Muni and Taxi Only lanes on Market Street, 3rd to 5th Streets eastbound, 3rd to 8th Streets westbound
  • No right turns, except for bicycles, buses, taxis, and commercial vehicles on Market Street, 3rd and 7th Street northbound, Stockton and Hyde Street southbound
  • Bus/bicycle/taxi/commercial vehicle only lanes on Mason, O’Farrell, and 7th Streets
  • Passenger loading zones on various streets
  • On-street car share vehicle spaces on various streets


SFMTA Proposes New Car Restrictions, Extended Bus Lanes on Lower Market

Last week, the SFMTA presented its proposal to ban private auto drivers from turning onto Market Street, between Third and Eighth Streets. The move would be complemented with extended transit-only lanes, plus a new system of wayfinding signs aimed at keeping drivers off of Market. The new plans, named “Safer Market Street,” would be implemented over nearly a […]

San Francisco Planners Proud of Long List of Road Diets

Valencia Street bicycle lane and stencil. Photo:KayVee.INC Although there is no record book for the cities with the most traffic-calmed streets, San Francisco planners believe their city has the most road diets, or roads that have had auto lanes narrowed or removed to calm traffic speeds and provide room for other modes of travel. The […]