INTERDEPARTMENTAL STAFF COMMITTEE
ON TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION
Meeting of August 9, 2007 - Thursday, 9:00 AM
1184th Regular Meeting
Meeting Location: One South Van Ness Avenue
MINUTES OF THE JULY 26, 2007 MEETING (ACTION ITEM)
The Committee to adopt the Minutes.
Members of the public may address ISCOTT members on matters that are within ISCOTT purview and are not on today’s agenda.
CONSENT CALENDAR (ACTION ITEMS)
All matters hereunder constitute a consent calendar are considered to be routine by ISCOTT and will be acted upon by a single vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a member of the Committee or, if the public so requests, in which event the matter shall be removed from the Consent Calendar and considered as a separate item.
1. Bella Vista Way at Dorcas Way and Sequoia Way - Red Zone
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider:
A. Establishing a red zone on the south side of Bella Vista Way, from DorcasWay to 10 feet westerly; and
B. Establising a red zone on the north side of Bella Vista Way, from SequoiaWay to 20 feet easterly.
2. Holyoke Street at Ankeny Street - Tow-Away, No Parking Anytime
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider establishing "Tow-Away NoParking Any Time" on the south side of Holyoke Street, from Ankeny Street to 120 feet easterly.
3. 5th Street at Harrison Street - Tow-Away
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider establishing "Tow-Away No Stopping" on the west side of 5th Street, from Harrison Street to 120 feet southerly.
4. 5th Street at Mission Street – Left Turns
DPT recommends exempting Buses and Taxis from existing “No Left Turn, 7 AM to 7 PM, Everyday.”
5. Van Ness Avenue, 300 and 400 Blocks – Vanpool Parking
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider rescinding Vanpool Parking Only, 6 AM to 9 AM, Monday through Friday, on the east side of Van Ness Avenue, from McAllister Street to Grove Street.
6. Belgrave Avenue - Residential Permit Parking Extension Area “J”
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider extending Area "J" to include Belgrave Avenue, both sides, from west of Stanyan Street to the eastern terminus with a 2-hour time limit, 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday (Unit, 100 and 200 blocks).
7. 21st Street - Residential Permit Parking Extension Area “Z”
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider extending Area "Z" to include 21st Street, both sides, between Noe and Sanchez Streets with a 2-hour time limit, 8 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Friday (3700 block).
8. Hill Street - Residential Permit Parking Extension Area “I”
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider extending Area "I" to include Hill Street, both sides, between Guerrero and Valencia Streets with a 2-hour time limit, 9 AM to 8 PM, Monday through Saturday (Unit block).
9. Fulton Street - Residential Permit Parking Extension Area “N”
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider extending Area "N" to include the 3800 block of Fulton Street, north side, between 14th and 15th Avenues. Note: No signs will be posted on the block, but residents will be eligible for permits.
10. La Playa Street, 700 Block - Parking Meters
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider rescinding "Parking Meters, Area No. 3 (30-minute and 1-hour parking time limits, 9 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Saturday)" on the eastside of La Playa Street.
11. Beale Street at Bryant Street – Tow-away No Stopping
DPT recommends considering temporarily establishing a “Tow-Away No Stopping Anytime” on Beale Street, west side, from Bryant Street to 50 feet northerly under section 33.1 of the Traffic Code.
REGULAR CALENDAR (ACTION ITEMS)
1. Temporary Street Closures
A. Green Street between Baker and Broderick Streets
Saturday, October 13, 2007, 10 AM to 8 PM
Neighborhood Block Party
B. 35th Avenue between Fulton and Cabrillo Streets
Saturday, September 29, 2007, 12:01 PM to 5 PM
Neighborhood Block Party
C. 14th Avenue between Clement and California Streets
Saturday, September 29, 2007, 9 AM to 3 PM
Neighborhood Block Party
D. 16th Avenue between Irving Street and Lincoln Way
Sunday, October 21, 2007, 11 AM to 5 PM
Neighborhood Block Party
E. 23rd Avenue between Fulton and Cabrillo Streets
Sunday, September 30, 2007, 11 AM to 6 PM
Neighborhood Block Party
F. Elizabeth Street between Castro and Diamond Streets
Saturday, September 29, 2007, 8 AM to 8 PM
Sunday, September 30, 2007, 8 AM to 8 PM
Parking for Church Festival
G. Beckett Street between Jackson Street and Pacific Avenue
Sunday, September 2, 2007, 7 AM to 7 PM
Event at Ma-Tsu Temple of USA
H. Capp Street between 16th and 17th Streets
Saturday, September 22, 2007, 10 AM to 9 PM
Bicycle Film Festival
I. 8th Avenue between Geary and Clement Streets
Saturday, October 13, 2007, 9 AM to 3 PM
Star of the Sea Annual Festival
J. Octavia Street between Fell and Grove Streets; Linden Street between Octavia and Gough Streets
Sunday, October 14, 2007, 7 AM to 7 PM
Capsule Design Festival
K. Chestnut Street between Hyde and Larkin Streets
Saturday, October 13, 2007, 7 AM to 6 PM
Jr. League of San Francisco Annual Home Tour
L. San Bruno Avenue between Bacon and Silliman Streets; Thornton Street between San Bruno to Terminus; Intersections: Burrows, Thornton and Felton @ San Bruno Avenue
Sunday, October 21, 2007, 12:01 AM to 8 PM
5th Annual Portola Festival
M. Cortland Avenue between Bocana and Folsom Streets; Andover Street between Cortland Avenue and Ellert Street; Moultrie Street between Cortland and Jarboe Avenues; Intersections: Gates, Ellsworth, Anderson, Bennington, Wool, Andover and Moultrie Streets @ Cortland Avenue
Sunday, October 21, 2007, 6 AM to 9 PM
19th Annual Fiesta on the Hill
N. Oak Street between Stanyan and Baker Streets; Fell Street between Stanyan and Baker Streets; Baker Street between Oak and Fell Streets; Masonic Street between Oak and Fell Streets; Stanyan Street between Oak and Fell Streets; Intersections: Masonic, Baker, and Stanyan Streets at Oak and Fell Streets
Sunday, February 3, 2008, 7:30 AM to 10 AM
San Francisco Half Marathon
O. Jefferson Street between Hyde Street and westerly Terminus (Local Access for Dolphin Club members only) Saturday, March 15, 2008, 8 AM to Sunday, March 16, 2008, 3 PM
Marina Boulevard (most northerly lane only) between Marina Gate at Lyon Street and Buchanan Street; Beach Street (most northerly lane only) between Buchanan and Laguna Streets
Sunday, March 16, 2008, 8 AM to 10 AM
Van Ness Avenue between North Point Street and Northerly Terminus
Sunday, March 16, 2008, 4 AM to 11 AM
Emerald Across the Bay 12K
2. Webster Street, between Post and Geary Expressway - Encroachment
DPW seeks ISCOTT review of a proposed Sensu (fan) element to be placed in the median of Webster Street as part of the Japantown History Walk.
3. Mission Street between 3rd and 4th Streets - Traffic Signal
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider installing a new traffic signal on Mission Street, mid-block between 3rd and 4th Streets.
4. Mission Street at 11th Street - Bus Zones
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider establishing a Bus Zone on Mission Street on the southwest corner from 11th Street to 120 feet westerly.
5. Texas Street at 22nd Street - Red Zone
DPT recommends a public hearing to consider extending the red zone on the east side of Texas Street, from 22nd Street to 20 feet northerly (from 14 feet to 34 feet), for Muni turning clearance.
6. 25th Avenue, between Fulton and Lake Streets – Lane Reduction, Bus Zones
MTA presents to consider a plan to reconfigure 25th Avenue from four lanes (two in each direction) to three lanes (one in each direction with a center turn lane). The following parking and traffic changes are included in the plan:
A. Deleting pole stops at Anza and Cabrillo Streets;
B. Establishing a 100-foot near-side bus zone on the southeast corner of 25thAvenue and Balboa Street (replaces existing pole stop);
C. Establishing an 80-foot far-side bus zone on the southwest corner of 25thAvenue and Balboa Street (replaces existing pole stop); and
D. Rescinding "No Left Turns, 11 AM - 7 PM, Everyday" for northbound 25thAvenue at Geary Boulevard.
7. Vallejo Street between Columbus and Grant Avenues - Street Closure
City Planning presents for information only a proposal to close Vallejo Street between Columbus and Grant Avenues to motor vehicle traffic.
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