TRA
Transportation
TRA.INT Introduction
TRA.FAS Fundamental Assumptions
TRA.HIS
History of Transportation in San Francisco
TRA.GEN
General
TRA.GEN.1
  MEET GENERAL TRANSPORTATION NEEDS
TRA.GEN.1.1
  Involve citizens in planning and developing transportation facilities and services...
TRA.GEN.1.2
  Ensure the safety and comfort of pedestrians throughout the city.
TRA.GEN.1.3   Give priority to public transit and other alternatives to the private automobile...
TRA.GEN.1.4   Increase the capacity of transit during the off-peak hours.
TRA.GEN.1.5   Coordinate regional and local transportation systems...
TRA.GEN.1.6   Ensure choices among modes of travel...
TRA.GEN.1.7   Assure expanded mobility for the disadvantaged.
TRA.GEN.1.8   Develop a flexible financing system for transportation...
TRA.GEN.1.9   Develop a multi-modal emergency transportation plan for the city...
TRA.GEN.2   USE THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM AS A MEANS FOR GUIDING DEVELOPING AND IMPROVING THE ENVIRONMENT
TRA.GEN.2.1   Use rapid transit and other transportation improvements in the city and region as the catalyst for desirable development...
TRA.GEN.2.2   Reduce pollution, noise and energy consumption.
TRA.GEN.2.3   Design and locate facilities to preserve the historic city fabric and the natural landscape, and to protect views.
TRA.GEN.2.4   Organize the transportation system to reinforce community identity...
TRA.GEN.2.5   Provide incentives for the use of transit, carpools, vanpools, walking and bicycling...
TRA.GEN.2.6   Provide for a balanced, multi-modal transportation system that is consistent with the planned land use...
TRA.REG Regional
TRA.REG.3   MAINTAIN CITY'S POSITION AS A REGIONAL DESTINATION
TRA.REG.3.1   The existing capacity of the bridges, highways and freeways entering the city should not be increased for single-occupant vehicles...
TRA.REG.3.2   New elevated and surface freeways should bypass or terminate outside San Francisco...
TRA.REG.3.3   Develop and maintain an efficient system of arterials and thoroughfares to distribute traffic...
TRA.REG.3.4   Promote I-880, I-80 (East Bay), 101 (North of San Rafael), I-580, I-680 and I-5 as the principal freeways for through automobile traffic...
TRA.REG.4   MAINTAIN CITY'S POSITION AS A TRANSIT HUB
TRA.REG.4.1   Rapid transit lines should lead to downtown stations and terminals...
TRA.REG.4.2   Increase transit ridership capacity in all congested regional corridors.
TRA.REG.4.3   Bridges and freeways should have priority transit treatment...
TRA.REG.4.4   Integrate future rail transit extensions...
TRA.REG.4.5   Connect the regional transit network to major employment centers outside the downtown area...
TRA.REG.4.6   Facilitate transfers between different transit modes and services...
TRA.REG.4.7   Locate outlying transit stations near activity centers...
TRA.REG.4.8   Expand use of waterborne passenger transportation...
TRA.REG.5   PROMOTE CITY AS A MAJOR DESTINATION
TRA.REG.5.1   Support and accommodate the expansion of San Francisco International Airport...
TRA.REG.5.2   Develop direct transit connections from downtown to the Airport...
TRA.REG.5.3   Encourage the development of a high-speed water transit system from the Airport to the Ferry Building and to Oakland Airport...
TRA.REG.5.4   Encourage the use of public transportation and improve its services between the airport and all Bay Area communities...
TRA.REG.5.5   Develop high-speed rail as the principle alternative to interstate air travel...
TRA.REG.5.6   Secure a berth for cruise ships...
TRA.REG.6   DEVELOP REGIONAL, MULTI-MODAL FACILITIES FOR EFFICIENT MOVEMENT OF FREIGHT AND GOODS
TRA.REG.6.1   Designate expeditious routes for freight trucks...
TRA.REG.6.2   Upgrade and modernize port facilities and landside operations...
TRA.REG.6.3   Encourage the use of water transportation...
TRA.REG.6.4   Identify new freight rail corridors...
TRA.REG.6.5   Develop the facilities and accessory transportation systems serving the Airport...
TRA.REG.7   ENCOURAGE SHORT-TERM PARKING AT THE PERIPHERY OF DOWNTOWN...
TRA.REG.7.1   Reserve off-street parking spaces at the periphery of downtown for short term parking...
TRA.REG.7.2   Convenient parking at outlying stations...
TRA.REG.7.3   Maintain adequate outlying intercept parking facilities...
TRA.REG.8   MAINTAIN ACCESS TO THE COAST, BAY AND RIDGE TRAILS.
TRA.REG.8.1   Ensure that the Coast Trail, the Bay Trail and the Ridge Trail remain uninterrupted...
TRA.REG.8.2   Identify the Citywide Pedestrian and Bicycle Networks...
TRA.REG.9   IMPROVE BICYCLE ACCESS TO SAN FRANCISCO FROM ALL OUTLYING CORRIDORS.
TRA.REG.9.1   Allow bicycles on regional transit facilities and important regional transportation links...
TRA.REG.9.2   Provide parallel routes accessible to bicycles on bicycle-prohibited roadways...
TRA.CON Congestion Management
TRA.TPM   Transportation Performance Measures
TRA.TPM.10   DEVELOP AND EMPLOY METHODS OF MEASURING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CITY'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS...
TRA.TPM.10.1   Assess the performance of the city's transportation system...
TRA.TPM.10.2   Employ performance measures...
TRA.TPM.10.3   Employ methods that are easily measured, understandable, and useful...
TRA.TPM.10.4   Consider the transportation system performance measurements in decisions for transportation projects...
TRA.TF   Transit First
TRA.TF.11   Establish Public Transit as the Primary Mode of Transportation...
TRA.TF.11.1   Maintain and improve the Transit Preferential Streets program...
TRA.TF.11.2   Continue to favor investment in transit infrastructure and services...
TRA.TF.11.3   Encourage development that efficiently coordinates land use with transit service...
TRA.TF.11.4   Encourage the development of one or more multi-service transportation outlets...
TRA.TDM   Transportation Demand Management
TRA.TDM.12   DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN PROGRAMS THAT SUPPORT TRANSPORTATION DEMAND MANAGEMENT AND AIR QUALITY OBJECTIVES...
TRA.TDM.12.1   Develop and implement strategies that promote the use of alternative public transit...
TRA.TDM.12.2   Coordinate with theprivate sector to promote ridership...
TRA.TDM.12.3   Implement private and public sector TDM programs...
TRA.TDM.12.4   Encourage private and public sector alternative work programs...
TRA.TDM.12.5   Phase program implementation in a manner that is most cost effective...
TRA.TDM.12.6   Maximize revenue sources for program implementation...
TRA.TDM.12.7   Promote coordination between providers of transportation management services...
TRA.TDM.12.8   Encourage the creation of Transportation Management Associations...
TRA.TDM.13   DEVELOP MARKETING STRATEGIES THATE PROMOTES USE OF TRANSIT AND OTHER ALTERNATIVES...
TRA.TDM.13.1   Encourage the use of alternatives to the automobile for all age groups in the advertisement of business, recreational and cultural attractions...
TRA.TDM.13.2   Promote the identification of core fixed guideway and regional transit lines...
TRA.TDM.13.3   Use Transit Centers and Visitor Information Centers for the promotion of transit services...
TRA.TSM   Transportation Systems Management
TRA.TSM.14   DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN FOR OPERATIONAL CHANGES AND LAND USE POLICIES THAT WILL MAINTAIN MOBILITY AND SAFETY...
TRA.TSM.14.1   Reduce road congestion on arterials through the implementation of traffic control strategies...
TRA.TSM.14.2   Ensure that traffic signals are timed and phased...
TRA.TSM.14.3   Improve transit operation...
TRA.TSM.14.4   Reduce congestion by encouraging alternatives to the single occupant auto...
TRA.TSM.14.5   Encourage the use of alternative fuels for City vehicles...
TRA.TSM.14.6   Reduce peak period congestion through the promotion of flexible work schedules at worksites throughout the City.
TRA.TSM.14.7   Encourage the use of transit and other alternatives modes of travel...
TRA.TSM.14.8   Implement land use controls that will support a sustainable mode split...
TRA.TSM.15   ENCOURAGE ALTERNATIVES TO THE AUTOMOBILE AND REDUCED TRAFFIC LEVELS ON RESIDENTIAL STREETS...
TRA.TSM.15.1   Discourage excessive automobile traffic on residential streets...
TRA.TSM.15.2   Consider partial closure of certain residential streets to automobile traffic...
TRA.PM   Parking Management
TRA.PM.16   DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS THAT WILL EFFICIENTLY MANAGE THE SUPPLY OF PARKING AT EMPLOYMENT CENTERS...
TRA.PM.16.1   Reduce parking demand through the provision of comprehensive information that encourages the use of alternative modes of transportation.
TRA.PM.16.2   Reduce parking demand where parking is subsidized by employers with "cash-out" programs...
TRA.PM.16.3   Reduce parking demand through the provision of incentives for the use of carpools...
TRA.PM.16.4   Manage parking demand through appropriate pricing policies including the use of premium rates near employment centers...
TRA.PM.16.5   Limit the absolute amount of parking spaces...
TRA.PM.16.6   Locate public transit access and ride-share vehicle and bicycle parking at more close-in and convenient locations on-site...
TRA.PM.17   DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PARKING MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS IN THE DOWNTOWN...
TRA.PM.17.1   Discourage new long-term parking downtown...
TRA.PM.17.2   Encourage cooperation between property owners, neighboring uses and developers...
TRA.VC   Vehicle Circulation
TRA.VC.18   ACHIEVE STREET SAFETY FOR ALL

TRA.VC.18.1

  Prioritize safety in decision making regarding transportation choices, and ensure safe mobility options for all in line...

TRA.VC.18.2

  Advance policies at the local, state and federal level, as appropriate, to support safety in our transportation system, with a priority...

TRA.VC.18.3

  Focus the City's limited resources toward those areas most in need of safety improvements, based on appropriate data...
TRA.VC.19   ESTABLISH A STREET HIERARCHY SYSTEM IN WHICH THE FUNCTION AND DESIGN OF EACH STREET ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE CHARACTER AND USE OF ADJACENT LAND

TRA.VC.19.1

  Divert through automobile and commercial traffic from residential neighborhoods onto major and secondary arterials...

TRA.VC.19.2

  Design streets for a level of traffic that serves adjacent land uses...
TRA.VC.19.3   The existing single-occupant vehicular capacity of the bridges, highways and freeways entering the city should not be increased...

TRA.VC.19.4

  Discourage high-speed through traffic on local streets...
TRA.VC.19.5   Mitigate and reduce the impacts of automobile traffic in and around parks...
TRA.VC.19.6   Use the Street Hierarchy System of the Transportation Element...
TRA.VC.20   PROVIDE FOR CONVENIENT MOVEMENT AMONG DISTRICTS IN THE CITY DURING OFF-PEAK TRAVEL PERIODS...
TRA.VC.20.1   Promote increased traffic safety...
TRA.MTR Mass Transit
TRA.MTR.21   GIVE FIRST PRIORITY TO IMPROVING TRANSIT SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE CITY...
TRA.MTR.21.1   Give priority to transit vehicles based on a rational classification system of transit preferential streets.
TRA.MTR.21.2   Reduce, relocate or prohibit automobile facility features on transit preferential streets...
TRA.MTR.21.3   Develop transit preferential treatments according to established guidelines.
TRA.MTR.21.4   Develop transit centers according to established guidelines.
TRA.MTR.21.5   Place and maintain all sidewalk elements...at appropriate transit stops...
TRA.MTR.21.6   Provide priority enforcement of parking and traffic regulations on all Transit Streets...
TRA.MTR.21.7   Encourage ridership and clarify transit routes...
TRA.MTR.21.8   Intensify overall transit service in the "central area."
TRA.MTR.21.9   Improve inter-district and intra-district transit service.
TRA.MTR.21.10   Keep fares low enough to obtain consistently high patronage...
TRA.MTR.21.11   Promote the electrification of bus operation.
TRA.MTR.21.12   Use the Transit Preferential Street network as the foundation for any national, state, regional or local transit street hierarchy system in San Francisco.
TRA.MTR.21.13   Create dedicated bus lanes and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lanes...
TRA.MTR.21.14   Engage new technologies that will emphasize and improve transit services on transit preferential streets.
TRA.MTR.22   DEVELOP TRANSIT AS THE PRIMARY MODE OF TRAVEL TO AND FROM DOWNTOWN...
TRA.MTR.22.1   Provide transit service from residential areas to major employment centers outside the downtown area.
TRA.MTR.22.2   Upgrade transit service or technology along corridors with high ridership.
TRA.MTR.22.3   Make future rail transit extensions in the city compatible with existing BART, CalTrain or Muni rail lines.
TRA.MTR.22.4   Provide for improved connectivity and potential facility expansion where any two fixed-guideway transit corridors connect.
TRA.MTR.22.5   Facilitate and continue ferries and other forms of water-based transportation as an alternative mode of transit...
TRA.MTR.22.6   Establish frequent and convenient transit service, including water-based transit, to major recreational facilities...
TRA.MTR.22.7   Make convenient transfers between transit lines, systems and modes...
TRA.MTR.22.8   Bridges and freeways should have exclusive transit lanes where significant transit service is provided by transit.
TRA.MTR.22.9   Improve pedestrian and bicycle access to transit facilities.
TRA.MTR.22.10   Ensure passenger and operator safety in the design and operation of transit vehicles and station facilities.
TRA.MTR.22.11   Ensure the maintenance and efficient operation of the fleet of transit vehicles.
TRA.MTR.23   DEVELOP AND IMPROVE DEMAND-RESPONSIVE TRANSIT SYSTEMS AS A SUPPLEMENT TO REGULAR TRANSIT SERVICES.
TRA.MTR.23.1   Maintain a taxi service adequate to meet the needs of the city and to keep fares reasonable.
TRA.MTR.23.2   Consider possibilities for supplementary, privately operated transit services.
TRA.MTR.23.3   Guarantee complete and comprehensive transit service and facilities that are accessible to all riders...
TRA.PED.24   DESIGN EVERY STREET IN SAN FRANCISCO FOR SAFE AND CONVENIENT WALKING
TRA.PED.24.1   Every surface street in San Francisco should be designed consistent with...
TRA.PED.24.2   Widen sidewalks where intensive commercial, recreational, or institutional activity is present...
TRA.PED.24.3   Maintain a strong presumption against reducing sidewalk widths...
TRA.PED.24.4   Tow-away lanes should not be approved, and removal should be considered...
TRA.PED.24.5   Establish and enforce a set of sidewalk zones that provides guidance for the location of all pedestrian and streetscape elements...
TRA.PED.24.6   Ensure convenient and safe pedestrian crossings by minimizing the distance pedestrians must walk to cross a street.
TRA.PED.24.7   Ensure safe pedestrian crossings at signaled intersections...
TRA.PED.24.8   Support pedestrian needs by incorporating them into regular short-range and long-range planning activities...
TRA.PED.24.9   Implement the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act
TRA.PED.24.10   Maintain a presumption against the use of actuated pedestrian signals.
TRA.PED.25   IMPROVE THE AMBIENCE OF THE PEDESTRIAN ENVIRONMENT.
TRA.PED.25.1   Preserve existing historic features such as streetlights...
TRA.PED.25.2   Maintain and expand the planting of street trees and the infrastructure to support them.
TRA.PED.25.3   Install pedestrian-serving street furniture where appropriate.
TRA.PED.25.4   Preserve pedestrian-oriented building frontages.
TRA.PED.25.5   Where consistent with transportation needs, transform streets and alleys into neighborhood-serving open spaces...
TRA.PED.26   DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A MAP OF KEY WALKING STREETS

TRA.PED.26.1

  Identify Key Walking Streets to be defined by the factors that contribute to high concentrations of people walking.
TRA.PED.26.2   Prioritize safe and convenient walking as a mode of travel on Key Walking Streets. Ensure...
TRA.PED.26.3   Prioritize funding for streetscape and pedestrian improvements on Key Walking Streets.
TRA.PED.26.4   Design pedestrian improvements on Key Walking Streets consistent with the principles and guidelines for the appropriate...
TRA.PED.26.5   Develop streetscape and public realm plans for areas with high pedestrian activity in collaboration with community members.
TRA.PED.26.6   Provide enforcement of traffic and parking regulations to ensure pedestrian safety...
TRA.PED.27   EMPLOY A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO IMPROVING PEDESTRIAN SAFETY
TRA.PED.27.1   Identify locations of high pedestrian injuries and fatalities based on...
TRA.PED.27.2   Prioritize funding for pedestrian safety programs and improvements at high injury locations...
TRA.PED.27.3   Apply best practices in pedestrian safety education and enforcement to improve knowledge and...
TRA.PED.27.4   Apply best practices in street design and transportation engineering to improve pedestrian safety across the City.
TRA.PED.27.5   Focus enforcement on the top violations that most greatly affect pedestrian safety and at locations of high pedestrian injuries and fatalities.
TRA.PED.28   CONSIDER THE SIDEWALK AREA AS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT IN THE CITYWIDE OPEN SPACE SYSTEM
TRA.PED.28.1   Retain streets and alleys not required for traffic, or portions thereof, for through pedestrian circulation and open space use.
TRA.PED.28.2   Partially or wholly close certain streets not required as traffic carriers for pedestrian use or open space.
TRA.PED.28.3   Encourage pedestrian serving uses on the sidewalk
TRA.PED.28.4   Encourage and support the development of walking tours incorporating signage wherever possible.
TRA.BIC Bicycles
TRA.BIC.29   ENSURE THAT BICYCLES CAN BE USED AS A PRIMARY MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION
TRA.BIC.29.1   Expand and improve access for bicycles on city streets...
TRA.BIC.29.2   Develop a rational classification system of bicycle preferential streets.
TRA.BIC.29.3   Remove conflicts to bicyclists on all city streets.
TRA.BIC.29.4   Maintain a presumption against the use of demand-activated traffic signals on designated bicycle routes.
TRA.BIC.29.5   Make available bicycle route and commuter information...
TRA.BIC.29.6   Accommodate bicycles on local and regional transit facilities....
TRA.BIC.29.7   Include bicycle facility funding in all appropriate requests.
TRA.BIC.29.8   Prevent bicycle accidents though bicycle safety education...
TRA.BIC.29.9   Identify and expand recreational bicycling opportunities.
TRA.BIC.29.10   Accommodate bicycles in the design and selection of traffic control facilities.
TRA.BIC.29.11   Where through motor vehicle access is prohibited, through bicycle access should be permitted...
TRA.BIC.29.12   Ensure completion of the Bay Trail in San Francisco.
TRA.BIC.30   PROVIDE SECURE AND CONVENIENT PARKING FACILITIES FOR BICYCLES.
TRA.BIC.30.1   Provide secure bicycle parking in new...developments.
TRA.BIC.30.2   Provide secure bicycle parking at existing city buildings and facilities...
TRA.BIC.30.3   Provide parking facilities which are safe, secure, and convenient.
TRA.BIC.30.4   Provide bicycle parking at all transit terminals.
TRA.BIC.30.5   Provide bicycle parking at major recreational facilities and at all large sports, cultural, or other heavily attended events.
TRA.BIC.30.6   Provide for improved regulation of bicycle parking.
TRA.BIC.31   CITY GOVERNMENT SHOULD PLAY A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN INCREASING BICYCLE USE.
TRA.BIC.31.1   Consider the needs of bicycling and the improvement of bicycle accommodations in all city decisions.
TRA.BIC.31.2   Integrate bicycle planning into regular short-range and long-range planning activities for all city departments.
TRA.BIC.31.3   Designate appropriate staff to coordinate all bicycle related activities.
TRA.BIC.31.4   Encourage non-cyclists to become cyclists and encourage cyclists to ride more often.
TRA.PKG Citywide Parking
TRA.PKG.32   ENSURE NEW OR ENLARGED PARKING FACILITIES DOES NOT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE LIVABILITY AND DESIRABILITY OF THE CITY...
TRA.PKG.32.1   Assure that new or enlarged parking facilities meet need, locational and design criteria.
TRA.PKG.32.2   Discourage the proliferation of surface parking as an interim land use...
TRA.PKG.32.3   Maximize the efficient use of land devoted to parking...
TRA.PKG.32.4   Restrict long term automobile parking at rapid transit stations in the city...
TRA.PKG.32.5   In any large development, allocate a portion of the provided off-street parking spaces for compact automobiles, vanpools, bicycles and motorcycles...
TRA.PKG.32.6   Make existing and new accessory parking available to nearby residents and the general public...
TRA.PKG.32.7   Limit and screen from view from public access areas parking facilities over the water, and near the water's edge where such parking interferes with public access.
TRA.PKG.32.8   Consider lowering the number of automobile parking spaces required in buildings where Class I bicycle parking is provided.
TRA.PKG.33   ESTABLISH PARKING RATES AND OFF-STREET PARKING FARE STRUCTURES TO REFLECT THE FULL COSTS OF PARKING IN THE CITY.
TRA.PKG.33.1   Set rates to encourage short-term over long term automobile parking.
TRA.PKG.33.2   Sset parking rates to encourage higher turnover near institutions and commercial areas outside downtown...
TRA.PKG.33.3   Encourage equity between drivers and non-drivers...
TRA.PKG.34   LIMIT PARKING IN DOWNTOWN...
TRA.PKG.34.1   Discourage new long-term commuter parking spaces for single-occupant automobiles...
TRA.PKG.34.2   Locate any new long-term parking structures in the areas peripheral to downtown...
TRA.PKG.34.3   Encourage short-term use of existing parking spaces within and adjacent to downtown...
TRA.PKG.34.4   Where residential streets that are adjacent to or within the downtown area are used for on-street, long-term commuter parking, implement measures to promote short-term parking...
TRA.PKG.34.5   When the priority functions of service vehicle access and pedestrian movement are sufficiently accommodated on downtown alleys, the function of remaining alley space should be designated for motorcycle parking, primarily short-term.
TRA.PKG.35   CONTAIN AND LESSEN THE TRAFFIC AND PARKING IMPACT OF INSTITUTIONS...
TRA.PKG.35.1   Limit the provision of long-term automobile parking facilities at institutions...
TRA.PKG.35.2   Protect residential neighborhoods from the parking impacts of nearby traffic generators.
TRA.PKG.36   RELATE THE AMOUNT OF PARKING IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS AND NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL DISTRICTS...
TRA.PKG.36.1   Regulate off-street parking in new housing so as to guarantee needed spaces...
TRA.PKG.36.2   Use existing street space to increase residential parking where off-street facilities are inadequate.
TRA.PKG.36.3    Permit minimal or reduced off-street parking supply for new buildings in residential and commercial areas...
TRA.PKG.36.4   Where parking demand is greatest in city neighborhoods, consider wide-scale transit improvements...
TRA.PKG.36.5   Minimize the construction of new curb cuts in areas where on-street parking is in short supply...
TRA.PKG.37   MEET SHORT-TERM PARKING NEEDS IN NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING DISTRICTS...
TRA.PKG.37.1   Provide convenient on-street parking specifically designed to meet the needs of shoppers...
TRA.PKG.37.2   Assure that new neighborhood shopping district parking facilities and other auto-oriented uses meet established guidelines.
TRA.UGM Urban Goods Movement
TRA.UGM.38   PROMOTE FREIGHT DELIVERY/PICKUP TRAFFIC AS NECESSARY FOR THE ECONOMIC VITALITY OF SAN FRANCISCO AND THE BAY REGION.
TRA.UGM.38.1   Support urban goods movement networks in San Francisco...
TRA.UGM.38.2   Coordinate with appropriate governmental agencies to anticipate and accommodate the needs of both local and through freight traffic in future growth areas...
TRA.UGM.38.3   Encourage and facilitate the bicycle as a courier vehicle in congested areas...
TRA.UGM.39   CREATE A PHYSICAL AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE TO THE EXPANSION OF SAN FRANCISCO'S INDUSTRIAL, MARITIME, AND AIRPORT ACTIVITIES...
TRA.UGM.39.1   Provide sufficient curbside and off-street facilities to rail, piers and air terminals where freight movement is dominant...
TRA.UGM.39.2   Improve and maintain intermodal rail freight handling capacity to the Port and other industrial areas...
TRA.UGM.39.3   Enhance access and circulation between highways, freight facilities and intermodal transfer points on the waterfront...
TRA.UGM.39.4   Promote water-based transportation such as freight ferries and waterfront shuttles...
TRA.UGM.40   DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN SELECTED MAJOR AND SECONDARY ARTERIALS...
TRA.UGM.40.1   Improve the existing regional network of truck routes by making designated routes in San Francisco...
TRA.UGM.40.2   Reduce truck trips through San Francisco that have origins and destinations outside the City...
TRA.UGM.41   MAKE FREEWAY AND MAJOR SURFACE STREET IMPROVEMENTS...
TRA.UGM.41.1   Establish and maintain advisory truck routes, with clear signage, between industrial areas and freeway interchanges...
TRA.UGM.41.2   Accommodate heavy vehicles with extra-legal loads on major truck routes...
TRA.UGM.41.3   Implement measures to reduce adverse affects from trucks/service vehicles...
TRA.UGM.42   ENFORCE A PARKING AND LOADING STRATEGY FOR FREIGHT DISTRIBUTION TO REDUCE CONGESTION...
TRA.UGM.42.1   Provide off-street facilities for freight loading and service vehicles on the site of new buildings...
TRA.UGM.42.2    Discourage access to off-street freight loading and service vehicle facilities from transit preferential streets...
TRA.UGM.42.3   Off-street loading facilities and spaces in the downtown area should be enclosed...
TRA.UGM.42.4   Driveways and curb cuts should be designed to avoid maneuvering on sidewalks...
TRA.UGM.42.5   Loading docks and freight elevators should be located conveniently...
TRA.UGM.42.6   Encourage consolidation of freight deliveries and night-time deliveries in the downtown C-3 zoning districts...
TRA.UGM.42.7   Strictly enforce yellow and special truck loading zones...
TRA.UGM.42.8   Provide limited curbside loading spaces to meet the need for short-term courier deliveries/pickup.
TRA.UGM.42.9   Mitigate the undesirable effects of noise, vibration and emission...