Travel by bicycle on Market Street and use a new bicycle signal protected bike bay to turn onto Valencia Street–a bicycle route that has evolved through a number of iterations, from a ground-breaking road diet to a streetscape project to a street with the first two-way green wave timed for cyclists – to Cesar Chavez Street, a new streetscape project that is the largest road diet to date (at 50,000+ veh/day) that incorporates the latest in stormwater management measures. A partnership of the SF Department of Public Works (SFDPW), the SF Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), the SF Planning Department, and the SFMTA, the Cesar Chavez Streetscape Improvement Project installed green infrastructure along a one mile corridor and features 18 bioretention planters, along with two permeable pedestrian plazas. Return home along the Folsom Street green wave and see a successful example of a near term bikeway improvement to calm traffic and increase space for cyclists. This tour includes traveling by bicycle.
Christina Olea, Project Manager, DPW
Mike Sallaberry, Transportation Engineer, SFMTA
Michael Adamow, Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planner, SFPUC