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Second Street Improvement Project

*** Notice of Availability and Notice of Public Hearingdownload_pdf ***

***Project Update***

The Second Street Improvement Project has completed a Supplemental Environmental Impact Report (SEIR), which will be considered for certification by the Planning Commission. Also, parking and traffic changes will be reviewed for approval by the SFMTA Board. The dates, times, and locations are as follows:

• Thursday, August 13, 2015, 12:00 P.M. - San Francisco Planning Commission, Room 400, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place
• Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 1:00 P.M. – SFMTA Board of Directors, Room 400, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

The SEIR and Response to Comments can be found on the Planning Department’s website. SFMTA staff will post public notices along the Second Street corridor for the SFMTA Board meeting.

MTAB notice and legislation for 8/18/2015

March 19, 2015
Time: Not before 12:00 PM (noon)
Location: City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 400
Case Type: Environmental (Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Report)
Hearing Body: Planning Commission

Written comments will be received from February 12, 2015 – March 30, 2015 and should be addressed to Sarah B. Jones, Environmental Review Officer, San Francisco Planning Department, 1650 Mission Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94103, or emailed to sarah.b.jones@sfgov.org. Comments received at the public hearing and in writing will be responded to in a Draft SEIR Responses to Comment (RTC) document. Visit San Francisco Planning's EIR page for more information.

Second Street Streetscape Improvement Project Diagram

Project Information


Second Street Improvement factsheetdownload_pdf

The 2nd Street Improvement Project extends from Market Street to King Street, stretching from downtown San Francisco to the SOMA district. The community, through the recently adopted East SOMA Area Plan, identified 2nd Street as a primary pedestrian, bicycle and transit thoroughfare and a ‘green connector’ for the neighborhood. This project will work towards implementing that vision by transforming 2nd Street into a pleasant multi-modal corridor that improves safety and access for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit as well as drivers.

In accordance with the San Francisco Bicycle Plan, the project will provide space for bicycles along the entire length of 2nd Street, from King to Market Streets. Streetscape improvements may include special crosswalks and new infill street trees along the entire corridor, as well as a pedestrian refuge space at the South Park Avenue intersection and expansion of an existing pedestrian refuge at Harrison Street. The project also includes roadway resurfacing, concrete curb reconstruction, the installation of ADA-compliant curb-ramps, and upgrades to the traffic signal system. 

Community Meetings



Second Street between King and Market Streets



Construction begins: Mid-2015
Construction duration: 10-12months


Project Team

San Francisco Public Works
Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA)
SF Planning Department



Cristina C. Olea, PE
Project Manager 
Department of Public Works
30 Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102-6099
Phone: 415-558-4004
Fax: 415-558-4519


Ellen Robinson
(415) 701-4322

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