Published on February 26, 2008
Bayview Transportation Improvements Project: Bayview Transportation Improvements Project Peg Divine, Senior PM San Francisco Department of Public Works APA Conference March 20, 2005 Project Area: Project Area Context : Context Bayview Hunters Point Survey Area and Hunters Point Shipyard Redevelopment Area Bayview Transportation Improvements Project: Bayview Transportation Improvements Project Why Are We Here: Why Are We Here For many years, community wants trucks off residential streets and off 3rd Street Light rail vehicles on 3rd Street This is an environmental justice project – air, noise Trucks on 3rd Street near Evans St. Project Purposes: Project Purposes Provide an alternate route for future truck traffic from US Highway 101 to the planned industrial portion of the redeveloped Hunters Point Shipyard Project Purposes: Project Purposes Provide an alternate designated route between US 101 and existing South Basin industrial area which reduces truck traffic on Third Street and other residential streets Industrial Areas: Industrial Areas Current Truck Routes: Current Truck Routes 90% of trucks on 3rd make pickups and deliveries in industrial areas Currently there are no designated truck routes Trucks use streets with weight restrictions Trucks on Carroll Ave. Slide10: Figure 1. Truck Traffic entering from the North Figure 2. Truck traffic entering from the South Existing Neighborhood Truck Traffic Truck Traffic Entering From the North Truck Traffic Entering From the South Environmental Process: Environmental Process Identify environmental and community concerns and issues Incorporate concerns and solutions into the project Inform Listen Technical Studies Evaluate Document Development (NEPA DEIS/CEQA DEIR) Circulate Document & Public Hearing Identify Preferred Alternative Final Document (EIS/EIR) Respond Record of Decision/ Notice of Determination Decide Scoping Notice of Intent / Notice of Preparation March 2004 2004 –2006 2006 2007 Community Diversity: Community Diversity Ethnically diverse Economically diverse Education and Language Changing demographics New housing Grandchildren of WWII workers Diverse Community Concerns: Diverse Community Concerns Air Quality Hazardous Materials Truck traffic vs. Residential Neighborhoods Views Jobs creation IMPORTANT FOR COMMUNITY SEGMENTS TO HEAR EACH OTHER OutreachSuccess: Outreach Success Past distrust New relationships New trust Public OutreachAdvisory Groups: Public Outreach Advisory Groups PAC (Project Area Committee for the Bayview Hunters Point Survey Area) CAC (Mayor’s Hunters Point Shipyard Citizens Advisory Committee) Ad Hoc Community Advisory Committee (Project specific – Members from PAC Land Use, PAC Transportation, CAC Environment, & CAC Land Use Subcommittees) RAB (Restoration Advisory Board for Navy’s Cleanup of Hunters Pt. Shipyard) Public OutreachGeneral Public: Public Outreach General Public Neighborhood Groups CBOs Youth Organizations Seniors Business Groups/Rotary Public Housing Individuals Religious Organizations Newspapers Radio Internet sites Libraries Schools/Colleges/ Trade Schools GO TO THEIR MEETINGS Slide17: New alternative by community Show Routing to, not through shipyard Spurs Since the refinements came from community, trust & support Continue communication—minimize challenges and community support for them Benefits Slide18: Public Involvement Opportunities Public Involvement Activities: Workshops and other public meetings Redevelopment Project Meetings Ongoing agency coordination Written comments Mailed Project Updates as the study progresses Interim project web-site at: http://www.sfdpw/bayview_transit/btip.htm Public hearing on Draft EIS/EIR (2006) How to Stay Involved: Review project materials Sign-up for mailing list Attend public meetings Visit the project web-site Email us at [email protected] Contact Tom Trimbur, SFDPW, 415.558.4530 Thank You!: http://www.sfdpw.com/bayview_transit/btip.htm Thank You! Back-up Slides: Back-up Slides Project Team: Project Team San Francisco Department of Public Works Margaret Divine, PE Project Manager Dina Potter, PE Quality Assurance/Control Ron Bass Terry Rivasplata Engineering Lead: Dina Potter, PE Bayview Transportation Consultants HNTB Michael Willis Architects LCW Consulting WRECO Geotechnical Consultants Baseline Environmental Olivia Chen Consultants Universal Field Services Environmental Lead: Mike Davis Bayview Transportation Consultants Baseline Environmental Environmental Vision Pittman & Associates SR Beard & Associates Public Involvement Support Lead: Judis Santos (HNTB) Alfred Williams Consultancy World Connect Inc. Pittman & Associates HNTB Slide22: Scoping is the earliest opportunity to participate in the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review of the Project. This meeting is important because it: Gives you an opportunity to identify project issues early in the process; Ensures that your issues are addressed in the environmental study, and Documents your input in the environmental process. What is Scoping? Slide23: Listening Station 1 2 3 COMPLETE AND LEAVE A COMMENT SHEET HERE. TELL US about environmental issues and alternatives to consider. WRITE TO US about the project Send to: San Francisco Planning Department Attn: Bill Wycko 1660 Mission Street, 5th Floor SF, CA 94103 Please submit your comments by July 23, 2004.