Click on via the gallery above to see maps of closed streets in San Francisco.

San Francisco is closing 13 more streets to via traffic this week, rising the area the place residents can stroll, run and cycle whereas sustaining no less than six ft of distance from others.

The Sluggish Streets program began final month, and within the first part 20 miles of streets have been closed to via traffic, primarily alongside corridors that mimic a few of Muni’s in style routes the place bus service has been decreased.

On this second part, 13 new corridors are being transformed into Sluggish Streets and when full, town may have 34 miles closed to via traffic.

These are the brand new streets added to this system:

–20th Road, from Valencia to Potrero 
–23rd Avenue, from Lake to Cabrillo 
–Chenery, from Elk to Brompton 
–Excelsior, from London to Prague 
–Golden Gate Avenue, from Masonic to Divisadero 
–Jarboe, from Moultrie to Peralta 
–Lane, from third Road to Oakdale 
–Lombard, from Jones to Stockton 
–Mariposa, from Kansas to Texas 
–Sanchez, from 23rd to 30th  
–Shotwell, from 14th Road to Cesar Chavez 
–Somerset, from Silver to Woolsey  
–Stockton, from Bay to Lombard

These new streets that prioritize strolling and biking have been recognized via a survey accomplished by 1,300 residents who supplied solutions for avenue closures.

Sluggish streets are solely closed to via automobile traffic and folks residing on the streets and emergency automobiles nonetheless have entry. SFMTA mentioned in an announcement that it has labored with navigation map suppliers to re-route via traffic via these corridors on their apps.

Be taught more in regards to the Sluggish Streets program on the SFMTA web site.


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