Learn more about the proposed project by participating
in community meetings!


Past Public Hearings and Meetings



Outreach materials from the virtual open house can be found below. In addition, there were two online meetings (see Virtual Open House 1 and 2 below) which you can view.


Better Market Street Proposed Design

Detailed Plan View of Market Street, Between 5th and 8th Streets


Download Plan View (PDF 6MB)



Better Market Street StoryMap

Click below for more information and details about the proposed design updates for Phase 1 of Market Street, between 5th and 8th streets.


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Public Survey

Thank you for sharing your feedback on the Better Market Street 2020 Design. A summary of survey responses is now available. Please click below to view the summary. Also available for download is the full survey data set.


Public Survey Summary »



Meeting Date / Time / Location Downloads

SFMTA Board of Directors meeting

TUESDAY, JAN. 19, 2021
1:00 PM

On-line meeting

View: Meeting Meeting Details

Read: How Public Input is Helping Shape a Better Market Street

Meeting with San Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Via Zoom

Download: Meeting Presentation (PDF 1MB)

View: Meeting Video (Pass Code: 2V^sR%v?)

Virtual Open House,
Live Meeting 2

MONDAY, NOV. 9, 2020
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Via Zoom

Download: Meeting Presentation (PDF 8MB)

View: Meeting Video

Virtual Open House,
Live Meeting 1

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Via Zoom

Download: Meeting Presentation (PDF 8MB)

View: Meeting Video

SF Planning Commission,
certification of Final EIR

THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 2019
@ 1:00 p.m.

City Hall, Room 400

Download Meeting Agenda

San Francisco Public Works Director's Hearing

FRIDAY, OCT. 11, 2019
@ 2:30 p.m.

City Hall, Room 305

Download Meeting Agenda

The Municipal Transportation Agency Board Meeting

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2019
@ 1:00 p.m.

City Hall, Room 400

Download Meeting Agenda

Download Supporting Materials

Draft Environmental Assessment Virtual Public Hearing

@ 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
Download Presentation




Explore the Project Online!

BMS Turn by Turn Web Map

View how your travel route may (or may not) change as a result of Better Market Street’s proposed private vehicle restrictions using the BMS Turn by Turn Web Map.


Go to Interactive Map »

BMS Proposed veicle restrictions

View a static map of the proposed private vehicle restrictions to easily see circulation changes between Octavia Boulevard and Steuart Street.


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Past Events:

The Planning Department published the draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act on Feb. 27, 2019, and accepted public comment through 5 p.m. on April 15, 2019. A public hearing on the Better Market Street Draft EIR was held by the Planning Commission on April 4, 2019. Caltrans published a Draft Environmental Assessment for the Better Market Street Project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act on May 29, 2020, and accepted public comment until July 14, 2020. Following publication of the Draft Environmental Assessment, a virtual public hearing was conducted using Zoom on Wednesday June 17, 2020 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.


Project team members from Public Works, SFMTA and SF Planning held a community open house on Tuesday, August 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Sanchez Elementary School, 325 Sanchez Street, to discuss proposed changes to Market Street east of Octavia designed to enhance safety for everyone, including two design options for the intersection of Market and Van Ness.


Click here to view the boards from this event.


If you missed the previous Better Market Street workshops, view the workshop materials below. Photos of the workshops are in our galleries.