The Planning Department unveiled the final draft of their Mission Streetscape Plan at the Mission Community Market last Thursday, the culmination of two and a half years of community workshops and citizen dialogue.

The plan outlines 46 projects total that aim to improve pedestrian safety, promote public use of space, calm traffic speeds, and create or improve bike lanes.  There are 28 site-specific street improvement projects included as well as 18 neighborhood alleys marked for improvements like raising crosswalks and removing fences preventing pedestrian access.

A rough breakdown of the timeline is as follows:

Completed Projects:

-Valencia Streetscape* (15th to 19th)
-Guerrero Park* (San Jose at Guerrero, Pavement to Parks)
-Mission Community Market (Bartlett and 22nd)

Short-Term/Ongoing Projects
-24th St. BART Plaza renovations
-Folsom Street Road Diet – Phase I
-Bryant Street Road Diet – Phase I
-Mission Community Market Public Space Enhancements
-Mission Playground renovation*
-Dolores Park Renovation*
-Parklet Permits*
-17th & Folsom Park*
-Minna/Natoma traffic calming*

Medium-Term Projects – 5-10 Years
-Guerrero Park permanent plaza
-Valencia Streetscape* (Cesar Chavez to Mission)
-Hoff Alley improvements
-Capp Street traffic calming
-1-2 alley improvements
-1-2 intersection improvements

Long-Term Projects – 10+ Years
-Folsom St. Road Diet – Phase II
-Bryant St. Road Diet – Phase II
-Valencia Streetscape – extension
-Additional alley improvements
-Additional traffic calming measures

*Projects not explicitly part of Mission District Streetscape Plan, but part of a group of related projects headed up by other departments to improve public spaces.