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which this is using to a resort -- to a to look at the community concerns. i hope they will delay the decision. >> thank you. [applause] >> is there any other public comment on items not listed on the agenda we come on up. -- agenda? come on up. >> sorry to prolong things. i'm alice rogers, and i want to second wallace's comments about the possibility of postponing this, and we realize that you are not -- you did not originate this proposal, what you are hearing it, but we need you to lean on the city to engage with
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us. we have been spending a lot of hours speaking past each other. as you know, we have a smaller working group that has been organized, and we keep saying the same things again and again and again. we just keep getting the same response again, and again, and again. there is no engagement. there is no discussion, and i think the fear in the neighborhood which be greatly lessened if there was a dialogue that as well -- that wallace and others have said, here is what the fears are and it gives a substantial baseline information , risk analysis, staffing to make this proposal
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actually a viable proposal. i am all in forgetting to yes. i don't know what yes is, but we just can't throw the community under the bus, i really do think that there is a solution to be had. it can't happen by next week. thank you. >> is there any other public comment on items not listed on the agenda. >> i was not able to come to any of the other meetings because i work, as do most of my neighbors it is a mixed area of different incumbents. i will add a comment aside from the other dangers to children and seniors. but on a personal note, i have to go out and walk a little dog, and i often do it in the dark, i
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do it at morning and at night because that's when he needs to go out. i have learned over the last couple of years i have to navigate around dodgy folks in the neighborhood. they are volatile, and at best unpredictable. i deal with it. but as heard repeatedly, it is number that is not great. the thought of having 20 times that number in the backyard terrifies me. it makes me wonder, what do i do with -- as a good person who goes out to feel vulnerable on the street? i have been in the neighborhood for nine years. i ask you to give this real consideration. you have heard a genuine outpouring from neighbors and community. thank you. >> thank you. [applause]. >> is there any other public comment on items not listed on the agenda? seen none, public comment is closed. thank you. >> good afternoon, president
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brandon, members of the commission, members of the public and port staff. i am the executive director of the port, it is with a heavy heart that i open my report and the memory of karen woods who was our dear friend, she passed away peacefully monday, april 1 st with her husband by her side. she was a resident of mission? , and it was a community advocate for the eastern waterfront and mission bay neighborhood for four decades. she was considered the rudder and conscience of the mission bay harbor association by the chair and i think she was the rudder and conscience of our port commission as well. she was a constant present -- presence here. she attended hundreds support commission meetings, advisory meetings, she voiced her point of view and she also extended a true helping hand. she attended many board meetings
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to support the port commission and port staff. she was a giant for community dialogue. we appreciate her advice, or straightforwardness and we appreciated her as an person of integrity, and for her clear love and passion for the waterfront. so much so that in january of 2016, the commission presented her with the port community leader award, the first and last so far of its kind and recognition of her dedication and volunteer service to our community. pacific work began in 1983 when her and her neighbors created the mission bay conservancy to create -- cleanup. she devoted her efforts to open space and environmental issues related to the development of the eastern shoreline of san francisco and she never stopped volunteering or attending meetings. i have a full page of bullets that outline the various efforts and organizations she was parked out.
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if it had to do with the shoreline and development, she was there at the table. she looked at every single detail and remembered them all and was just such a fierce advocate. she was described by a friend to someone who believed that san francisco is a city for everyone and you can't sight development and change. you have to get yourself at the table and guide to development. big and small changes on the waterfront are a result of her efforts. many of which we will see and many of which will go unseen. she was there for the last four decades at that table. as another community activist, i was bemoaning what life would be without her. someone said who exactly will replace her, and they were quiet for some time, and then the perfect response came. she was a giant and we will miss her tremendously. we asked the commission to close the meeting in her honor. i have a couple of other items that staff would like to speak about, so i will hold my last
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couple of comments. >> we have a few speaker cards. toby. >> this is certainly a giant loss for us all. after all, who will take me home after these meetings? [laughter]. >> i just can't imagine life without her. i'm sure that is also the case for you guys. the executive director mentioned earlier about karine's involvement in the mission? conservancy and that was an important activity of hers among the many of them, and the conservancy was very, very involved with trying to clean up and expand the people's imaginations and views about the future possibility, and i do remember sitting with her long
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before mission bay was actually built, and her saying, well, we have to have a nice and broad promenade for the people to walk on and we have to have lots of trees, and going on and on, and we must be able to see the movements of the tides, so we have to keep that a possibility, and on and on. the conservancy group mainly with the support of the people who live in the floating homes there, as she would say, and in the process of years of work and years of fundraising, the conservancy developed a beautiful book, and i'm sure you all may have seen it, but if you haven't seen it, i brought a copy for the commission, and a copy for the staff, and i hope you will enjoy reading through
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it and with everywhere to think of her, because she was one of the main people responsible for the conservancy and many other good things that have become part of our life. thank you. >> thank you. >> catherine riley? >> good afternoon. i am here wearing three hats, currently i am with brookfield working on the pier 70 project, but also i worked for mission bay as a project manager for eight years. during that time, karine it was chair of the citizens advisory committee. the third hat is i consider her to be a personal friend, that is probably the most important hat for me. she was one of those advocates that never quit fighting.
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never for what -- never just for what she thought was important, but important for the community itself. she held entities and staff a discussion -- decision-makers to task. when she raised an issue, when she called me, sometimes she would drive me up the wall, but i knew if she raised an issue, it was something that was well thought of and worth listening to and addressing. she did not shy away from change , as executive director mentioned. she understood change happens so she focused on directing that change to the benefit of the community. she knew her project approvals inside and out. i'm sure peter is having to deal with all the paperwork she has collected over the years as she got herself up to speed. she knows what was promised to the committee -- community and had a memory that didn't quit. she understood the big picture and the day-to-day issues. she would hold us accountable. david and i both knew that she remembered what had been
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committed as a big picture to the mission bay association, and the design and replacement of the park. she also was focused on the small stuff, so if pile driving started one minute before 8:00 a.m. or went one minute after 5:00 p.m., she would call me and i told the piledriver guys, please put your? and start two minutes after two minutes before just in case the? is running fast. but also what i appreciated his she would work with staff, decision-makers and developers and partners for the best goals. >> she does not identify problems, but she brought to the table fixes, and i always appreciated that of her. one example that we have is for pier 70, further away from her house, it was not going to immediately affect her, but she is willing to spend two hours of her time to sit down with us on our draft design for development and share her lessons learned on
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mission bay, down to the detail of how do you do the trash management? she was not a planner or designer by trade, but she was in practice. as a staff person, i really appreciated her because of her willingness to stand up and advocate for approved projects that she supported. not only did she hold the government, staff, and developers to task, she held the community to task. i remember when some of the affordable housing folks in our office came in, she was a first one in the meeting to sit there and remind the community that affordable housing was part of that. we will miss her, and i don't know how we will sit there and replace. thank you so much. >> thank you.
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>> madame president, members, staff, my name is philip. i am the president of the mission? -- the mission association where karine lived, and i had the honor of being partners with the port in stewardship of this, and i want to thank the port for its participation and working with us to improve the quality of that area that karine lived in and started her advocacy in. i would say it was a condition of the mission when she moved into it that began this program of advocacy that you all have flouted throughout her life. for decades -- from from decades of working. she started going to meetings to clean up the area and she never stopped going to meetings, and you all know that.
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she was the foremost person in my community movements. she was not a nimby. ironically, we are here today facing a lot of issues relating to our communities, and karine always took the big picture. she always looked for the good of not only her immediate community, but the larger community, the mission bay community, and ultimately, the city at large, we were then partners together in accessibility to the water and the use of the water and making the water available to all the people, and she always believed it was important to have a seat at the table, to have an influence on the end points, but also to work with the city, with the staffs of the various committees, and she worked with everyone, port commission, ucsf,
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bay view boat club, the southeast neighborhoods, eastern neighborhoods, there isn't a group that had an influence on the waterfront or especially on the mission bay community. we thank you for honoring her today, let us add our honor with you, and to answer the question of who will replace her, she would say, we have to replace her, and i think that its were challenged us is that we now have to do the job that she so carefully did. if you are looking for something to honor her in the long term, i will mention to you that the only public launch facility in san francisco, which she very importantly got together, does
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not have a name. [laughter]. >> thank you. elizabeth windsor? >> hello, thank you, commissioners. i'm representing the bay view boat club. and just a small aspect of karine touch at life. she was a lifetime volunteer of our club, and a strong advocate. i believe she was instrumental in implementing the peer 52 public launch, and subsequently, the parking for vehicles with trailers. i don't believe it is the only public launch in the city, and i just want to thank you for honoring her today. she will be greatly missed. >> thank you. >> sarah davis?
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>> sarah davis, i moved to mission bay almost 40 years ago when i was very young, i wanted to talk about how we stand on the shoulders of giants. the first woman -- when we moved down there when i was seven or eight, they were living in this ragtag community of undesirable people. the next karine woods was betty boatright and she looks like a 17-year-old certain -- shirley temple. she had a lock of grey curls. i learned a lot about politics. her technique was, and she would find you after the meeting, put an arm around you, and say i need a little bit of help.
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our urban legend, at 1.., we describe it as a bar napkin. there was some agreement given to us that we would be able to live in mission bay, and that was her generation. and then that generation came, and i remember it work parties, hundreds of work prior to use. peter snyder, karine's husband, i remember dropping the first loads of soil in our community garden. i remember planting trees, it was a neighborhood that nobody wanted and we wanted it. i also remember billions of meetings that she would go to where there was literally building blocks where we were deciding what was going to go where in mission bay and a constant narrative affordable housing and this being a community for everybody, and i just want to thank you guys for the work you did with karine and remind you that her advocacy came from affordable housing.
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with that, people have a capacity to give and away. karine is a great example of that. >> is there any other comment on karine? >> commissioners, i wanted to recognize my work with karine. she was a strong advocate for the blue greenway. i will never -- i will always remember the first time i met her. i have a little project she can help out on. she parked me in a small meeting room with karine woods and john super to talk about the public boat launch project which had been struggling at the point for a number of years, so that was my first friendship with her. she pushed and pushed and pushed , and decided we would build it in phases over time and eventually four or five or six or seven years later, we finally
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built it. it was a fitting project. she was a strong advocate for open space, planning, water, recreation, and our work on pier 70 and other projects come to realize she is an advocate for smart land use and transportation planning. and since our colleagues here are from m.t.a., down 16th street is what you should remember. we miss her and appreciate her. thank you. >> thank you. is there any other public comment? >> dianne, also with planning and environment. that boat launch might have to be the david and karine boat launch, but i want to concur with all of the accolades of
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what karine really cared about. and i think the core of it was about community and her citizenship, and that's what i will really miss the most. it is a rare thing for somebody to invest so much of their hearts, for us, for everyone, and she was so smart and she really gave it to us when we needed it, she found ways to bring us all together to do amazing things in this part of town. i started with her 20 years ago with the port on the waterfront and look what has happened in that time, president brandon, i think we all have our angels, karine is one of them, i would like to also thank peter snyder for being so generous with her time forgiving her to all of us. thank you. >> thank you.
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>> i'm alice rogers. i do want to praise karine. without her as a role model, our neighborhood association would not have had the inspiration that we have had to go forward. she never did get us to her hairdresser, which she worked on for 22 years, so that she is a lesson to us. i do want to mention that the giants was here earlier, and had hoped to speak, but had hoped -- but had to leave. she had sentiments that she wanted to share. thank you. >> thank you. is there any other public comment for you? >> i think a lot has been said. i think karine is a very, very special and a unique person. when he first came on the commission, she was such a bet -- breath of fresh air. i was being very nervous about public comment and input from
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the community, and expecting a lot of usual, adversarial name b. types, and she was such a role model in engaging, and even if she disagreed with us, she would do it with a smile. she really did, it's people mentioned, she really did not look at it narrowly, she looked at issues very broadly. she did her homework. she knew her facts, so she sometimes knew them better than our staff. she really came to the table prepared to discuss what she passionately believed in, and she was able to always make a very good case. i think that she was a gentle giant, and i think the main thing to appreciate if she wanted to be at the table. she always wanted to have a win-win solution. she believed being part of the solution rather then to enforce or push for something that was not going to be acceptable to either side and whether it was a community or the port, and she has made so many contributions. we just heard about some of them today, and i was missing her at
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last few months and wondered why she wasn't here, and obviously i know now why she wasn't. i think we will genuinely miss her because she had institutional memory. she gave us institutional conscience for the city, not just for the port, and i think she did, as alice said, she set up the role model for all of our citizen advisory groups. she was the best of the best. we sorely miss her and i don't know that anyone can replace her , but i guess we will all have to replace her. thank you. >> we will miss her. >> i wanted to mention, i knew her for over a decade in a different capacity. i knew her for her working at mission bay, and she definitely was a guest in my backyard. and with the comments we heard today, she was able to always
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drive what the community needed to. besides the affordable housing issue, they were one of the first communities that have been planned for homeless and vivid judgement -- individuals. i think it is really important that we remember the integrated communities was something that she really accepted, and she worked to make it the best of the best for everyone. particularly, i call them houseboats, that's what we call them where i am from, but the folks who lives there. she mentored so many people. features of young activists in that neighborhood and that was a context i knew her, and how warmly she welcomed you when i joined the port commission. i sent my condolences to her family and definitely want to acknowledge all of her accomplishments. >> thank you. she will truly be missed. i have known her for over 20 years, and i consider her an honorary honorary port commissioner.
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she was at every meeting, and it didn't matter what the issue was or where the issue was, she was going to tell us what she thought about it, which was wonderful because she was the conscience of the board. she was always knowledgeable, ready to tell us if we were doing something right or wrong, but telling us, from her perspective, which was from the heart, not any other reason, and it was what was best for the port, what was best for the city , what was best for the community, and she is truly, truly going to be missed. she was one of my friends when i had my 20th anniversary last year. i asked her to speak on my behalf because she is just such a wonderful person, so we are really going to miss her. again, our sincere condolences to the family. i think we should look at naming something after her and i want
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to know if there's anywhere we can make a donation, or anything we can do to support the family in her memory. thank you. >> i want to add, i remember when i was up for my first nomination to the port commission, and i will treasure this memory. i asked karine to come to the board of supervisors to be one of my endorsements, along with willie brown. she will always be very special in my mind. thank you. >> we will keep the commission service -- commission posted on the services for her. i think we have a leading contender from today. thank you. i have two other items. please mark your calendars for april 22nd, which is actually the annual earth day. we'll be having a celebration at the park. it will begin at 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. it will have a speaking program activities.
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it sounds like a lot of fun. if you would like to join recreation and park on earth day , please do so. finally, our april 23rd meeting is scheduled to be at pier one, the port offices at the bayside conference room, and we have noticed the change of venue posted on our website. that concludes my report. >> thank you. is there any public comment on the executive executive director 's report? seeing none, public comment is closed. [indiscernible]
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>> so moved. >> second. >> is there any public comment on the consent calendar? seeing none, public comment is closed. all in favor? >> aye. >> resolution 1910 and 1911 have been approved. >> item eight a is informational presentation a proposed remembrance to the code allowing certain restrictions within a mission bay piece of third street or the chase center draft action action command an update on all of their port transportation improvements. >> good afternoon. planning and environment. i am joined here today by peter brian from the golden state warriors. i would like to talk about amendments to the harbour traffic code, and an access plan for the chase centre. this slide is a brief overview of the presentation.
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i will provide an introduction and context. we will have peter brian talk about the chase centre planning and outreach, followed by tom maguire to talk about the access plan, and i will follow up with next steps. the board of supervisors delegated to the port commission the ability to adapt the harbour code, which includes a hybrid traffic code, the hybrid traffic code allows the porch to restrict curb used to enhance transportation along the waterfront. the port also has an m.o.u. with the sfmta to allow us to use their expertise as transportation planners to assist in the management of the curb zones. sfmta has taken the lead to develop and access plan on how to access the area and enhance transportations to observe the centre. with that, i will turn it over to peter brian who will talk about the chase centre planning
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and back to tom mcguire and i will wrap it up. thank you. >> thank you. i want to give a brief update of what is happening at chase centre and how we are preparing for opening. there's a lot of time that we just heard people talking about karine, and one of the things that is unfortunate is she is not going to be here to see the opening of chase centre. and as she would say, holding our feet to the fire with the promises and expectations of how the facility will operate. with that said, this been a lot of work in a very good collective effort among partners of the city, not just the port and m.t.a. who are here today, the mayor's office, the organizations in the community, ucsf, local businesses, the round table, and neighboring residents and community members. as many of you are aware, in 2015, when the project was
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approved, a transportation management plan was assembled, and it was always in the vision that this will be a living, breathing document that that will be amended. our current plan is to have a revision one of that document ready in august 2019 to reflect all the hard work that we have been coordinating with the stakeholders, to ensure that we are promoting a transit first approach for patrons and employees who are going to come to the center, looking at non alto modes such as bicycle riding, bicycle share, using our own two feat and ambulatory methods, and then also relate with the goal of reducing the single use occupants automobile transportation. our -- we are planning a rather robust communication strategy with that that we are going to start sharing with city partners towards the end of april and early may as to what that will
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look like and the timing and the media that will be involved. what is coming? august 2019 is when the chase centre will receive occupancy from the city and county of san francisco. the last probably third of that month, we will hold what we consider to be several soft opening the fence. the whole purpose of that is not only to test our own interior systems, but to also test the transportation infrastructure for patrons who are coming, so we would start with some smaller events, possibly employees, and get to the point where hopefully we are having several thousand people come to chase centre to burn the facility and, and to test the infrastructure. as some of you are aware, the first ticketed event has gone on sale. there will be performances on september sixth and september 8
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th. prior to that, we will have a ribbon-cutting gala event on september 3rd. from there, it gets into a rather busy event calendar, only some of which has been announced publicly, but we have tuesday, september 10th, dave matthews band which happens to be our first dual event with a home game at oracle park, obviously that has all sorts of different requirements and strategies for how we deal with transportation, not just at chase centre, but oracle park and the neighborhood and i refers to where your scheme has been announced. the monthly schedule of events will be pushed out to the many groups. the mission bay c.a.c., through other media outlets, and in addition, people are able to sign up at chase center online
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to receive a newsletter of upcoming events. finally, as many of you are probably aware, when the project was approved, m.t.a. and the board of supervisors did approve a mission bay transportation improvement fund. the purpose of this fund was to ensure that revenue that's generated from the event center stays within mission bay to address transportation issues that could arise as we become operational. it is a group that is chaired by sfmta, with representatives from the warriors, ucsf, local businesses, and local residents. that committee has commenced their meetings and are currently meeting on a monthly schedule. with that, i would like to turn it over -- in addition to this advisory information today here, just so you are aware, we are presenting to the dogpatch neighborhood association this evening. the mission bay c.a.c. on thursday. we met with the mission bay
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lifesciences roundtable earlier this afternoon. we have a very frequent interaction with ucsf, and our planning meetings with the local neighborhood homeowners associations, along with the potrero boosters. now i will turn it over to tom mcguire with m.t.a. we'll talk about the measures they have been working on. thank you -- who will talk about the measures they have been working on. thank you. >> thank you and good afternoon. i am the sustainable streets director at the m.t.a., and i oversee all of their parking and traffic functions. so to build on the previous speakers, our approach to making transportation work at the new arena is an approach based in collaboration. we are building our experience -- many of our staff experience and remembered the launching of a park in 2,000 and how that ballpark has one of the highest shares of people getting to the games without driving from any
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place in the country. we want to build on that track records. and of course, working closely with the warriors and the port staff and all the other public agencies who are committed to collaboration and to making this idea work. the first key message that we are pushing out to everyone we talked to about getting to this arena, it is the best way getting there that will be taking mass transit. they are major investments to that lockbox that was just referred to pick major investments improving the transit experience, getting people there in ways that they can be confident that they don't need to rely on their cars and be confident that they will be they will get there safely. the transit service plan is built around munimobile service. we are planning to increase rail service along the t3 line. we will be adding express shuttle buses to both the 16th e
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mission, as well as the northern and central parts of the city, and i will be showing that a much more detail in subsequent slides. the key principle here is that the arena should be within convenient reach of anywhere in the city by munimobile, and we are adding munimobile service so transit travellers from elsewhere in the region can make easy connections. if you have been out near the arena side recently, you will see our initial construction work. we shut the tee third line down for a few weeks in winter. the reason for doing that is to build and the rendering in this light here, which is a wider, larger platform in front of the arena that will allow us to load four two car trains at the same time. this is very similar to the way we operate in front of the giants ballpark right now.
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in that post game experience when thousands of people are coming out of the stadium, we want them to get on that platform and always see a train with the doors open and capacity to get them to their destination the tee third is back up and running again, providing rail service again. the platform -- we will have full completion of that station in may. again, that will give us an opportunity to run the same kind of exit operations. and also next week, we will be bringing an item to our board to rename that station is the ucsf chase center 16th street station. looking in more detail what the service will look like, the first piece is the tee third, rather is the tee third, but we are also going to be running until the central subway opens, some direct shuttle buses as
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well, including an express bus that will take ten minutes to get to the 16th and mission station. that is the closest b.r.t. station to the arena, so there are folks coming from anywhere along the line in the city or the region and they can hop on the connecting bus at 16th and mission. the tee third going along the embarcadero, 20 minutes. we will also be running his of dedicated bus along van ness avenue that we will be able to get from just north of civic centre and in at 15 to 30 minutes. making sure the arena is accessible to every part of the city by transit, not just by rail. it is also the new bus service that is being funded from the lockbox. once the central subway opens, the story gets even better. those trains will go directly into the central subway and get to union square in 15 minutes or less. so the connection gets stronger and we will continue to run the
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buses. we will continue to run buses up van ness avenue, and we will run buses along the embarcadero into the market street tunnel and out to west portal. the options will get better when that central subway opens. that is the story for the best option, which is getting there by transit. the other question that i know all of us are facing, what will the story be with parking and traffic? first, the first piece of this is, as was described by the previous speaker, discouraging single occupant occupant automobile use as much as possible, and getting people better options. they will be people who choose to drive to the arena. we will be flooding the zone with parking control officers who are always our first line of defence against congested intersections. we are committed to putting up 26 officers out there. that is a level of deployment
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that is more than what we can point out for -- put out for a giants game. shows how seriously we are taking this. they will have three jobs, just as they have three jobs where they are working downtown at rush hour. they will make sure that double parking at the wrong time does not block up the entire block, and finally, ensuring safe access. at times it can mean moving pedestrians across busy streets, other times it could mean moving vehicles onto streets where it will be safer for them to operate. the major driving routes to the center are focused on third street and the 16th street to route. we have them marked out in great detail here. we do expect we will have fans trying to drive visitors -- visitors to the center trying to drive from the north, the south, and the west, just as we have folks trying to drive from the north, the south, in the west to mission bay today.
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he may have already seen that we have put up a new oracle park signage around the mission bay area. we are putting up new signage driving -- guiding drivers to the chase center, and those roots will go all the way back to the major freeway entrances along bryant and harrison and as far south as cesar chavez. once you get closer into the arena, our focus shifts from simply managing traffic congestion, to ensuring the safety of everyone who is trying to walk, drive, a trait -- take transit in or around the center. and the next slide we have all the streets that will be blocked off to general traffic during events. illinois, warrior way, 16th street, and the regulations will certainly evolve as we get a better handle for how access works on game nights and on events nights. the primary role for the streets that are marked off, that aren't
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coloured here, is the reserved for emergency vehicle access, and they are reserved for mass transit pickup and drop-off, or very heavy it flows a pedestrians leaving the arena safely. we will be coupling those traffic restrictions with parking restrictions. this is a tool we have been using at the giants ballpark for years. you may recall data on the blocks around the ballpark, we leave the metres on until 10:00 p.m. on game nights. we use a pricing structure that is based on discouraging baseball fans from parking a few blocks away from a third and king and walking to the park. the same thing will happen at the chase center. we will be leaving the metres on later in the evening, and the extent a special event area that we have drawn out on the map there, and we will be pricing parking in such a way that no one is tempted to try and get away with parking on a residential or commercial block in the mission bay to go to the chase center.
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zooming back in on the arena, there will be -- every block had some very tailored to curb regulations that i am not going to get into the arcane details here, but we will be managing the streets for the most efficient uses. when there's no games, they will be metered parking around the arena. during events, our approach is to maintain access for the businesses that are above the arena, to free up as much curb space as possible for the safe loading and unloading of people who are arriving in carpools, taxi is, uber and other kinds of vehicles. the primary location for that activity is going to be on terry françoise boulevard to the east of the arena along the waterfront, just from a place where the elbows form north of
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17th street, up to north of warrior's way. fans inside the arena will be guided out through signage to task -- taxi stands in pickup and drop off zones. the two stars represent spaces shall be dedicated for taxi only pickup and drop off. the rest of that street will be available for other forms of passenger loading, and we specifically have chosen to put this loading activity over here to the east of the arena so it doesn't affect the performance of the tee line which will move their majority of the people in and out and doesn't affect the other use that we are trying to protect here, which is the hospital and medical campus. we have now zoomed out here and we are back to a commitment that the warriors and the m.t.a. have made to maintain a safe and reliable vehicle access to the hospital, even when there is a game going on at both the arena and the stadium.
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the lines that are shaded yellow on this map, owens and fourth street, are the streets i will have limited access to the parking control officers at both ends, in every access points to those streets, ensuring they remained threet free-flowing and the use of those is for folks or any vehicle trying to access the hospital campus itself. you can see here, look at all the dots surrounding the hospital uses. we will create a ring of parking controls to protect the safe flow of traffic within the campus. we think cycling is a great way to get to all these events. the giants have, by far, the highest rate of people bicycling to any baseball stadium in the country, and we think the rope warriors ought to be able to achieve the same thing for the nba, we will be building a new protected -- parking protected
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or physically separated bike lane along terry françois to make it an experience that is safe. we will also be -- in addition to the existing bike share stations around the arena, adding new stations, and adding a new bike valet similar to the one that is at the giants stadium. in conclusion, i want to echo what was said by the previous speakers about the primary focus that will be getting to the arena in a sustainable way, in a way that promotes power, goals of limiting private car trips, and maximum use of our transit system, and a special focus here on protecting the adjacent land uses, especially the hospital, and medical uses from any traffic impacts. this is is the day-to-day
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control that parking officers will be bringing to the games. i will turn it back over to the port staff to get into details. >> thank you, tom, thank you, peter. a couple more slides and we will be wrapping this up. within mission bay, the streets that require the traffic code amendment are highlighted here and include illinois street, 16 th street, warrior's way and terry françois boulevard. within the staff report is exhibit 3, it calls out the specific curb use classifications that we would be amending into the harbour code. and then finally, i wanted to talk about other projects that we are working on with both the warriors and m.t.a. as it relates to facilitating access to the chase center, and those can be broken down into two categories, including ancillary parking, where the warriors are working with the giants, the use of seawall at 337 and. forty-eight for using the
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parking that is available there, we have the. fifty-two boat launch parking lot where there is parking that is designated for vehicles with trailers, but there is capacity for other vehicles as well, and there are shuttles that need to be cued during the fourth quarter of events, so we think that that block, based on its usage has capacity to support those shuttles. you should all be familiar with the 19th street parking lots that is being constructed along with another park and the pier 70 area. that should be done in the spring of 2020 and have a capacity of about 170 spaces that could be utilized for patrons, and leslie, the port has agreed, with the city and the warriors, on allowing the use of the western pacific site at the eastern terminus of cesar chavez street for dual event time. we are working with the warriors and our parking operator to open that up during dual events.
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lastly, the ferry projects. we are working away on the permanent mission bay ferry landing at the eastern terminus of 16th street, indicated by the star. our hope is that we will begin construction of that later this year, at least put it out to bid with construction beginning early next year, and the final facility being built in the latter half of 2021. some of that is contingent on r.m. three, but we heard yesterday that at least one of the two lawsuits was pushed out of the courts, and so we are down to one lawsuits, and we continue to work with funding that projects through our m3 funding, and then working with both golden gate ferry and others. we are looking at a temporary ferry landing at. forty-eight where we have been offered a float and piles, and again way to bridge the gap between the final delivery of
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the mission bay ferry landing at 16th street, and the opening of the arena in september. our hopes are that we will have something in place by the first game at the arena. with that, i would like to think other port staff from the real estate and development division for helping pull this together and they're coordination on this i also wanted to recognize mari hunter from sfmta who has really done a heroic job of putting together a lot of the different divisions of m.t.a. to develop this plan. thank you. >> thank you. can you just do a brief presentation on the proposed amendment? >> sure. let me go back to the map. i forgot one slide, then i will go back to the map. our next step is to continue the community outreach as peter has mentioned. we would return to the port commission on may 14th to amend the harbour code. will continue to collaborate with all the agencies to monitor and adjust the plan, and we will also need to enter into a
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license agreement with the warriors for the use of the curb space. so i will go to this map. on this map, we have warriors way that is the northernmost east-west street that has a red -- red hatched on the top. north curb, and a red dashed line on the south curb. essentially, on all the curbs immediately adjacent to the arena, that are within the port 's jurisdiction, will be restricting parking to loading and no parking at all. on terry françois boulevard, the curb directly adjacent to the arena, again, will be no parking , loading only. on the west side -- on the east
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side of terry françois boulevard between warrior's way on the north and 16th street on the south, there will be no parking, loading only during events, however, during nonevents on the east side of the street, there will be metered parking. so that is a nonevent, and that is event, and moving south along terry françois boulevard, during an event, half of the portion between 16th street and mariposa street will be reserved for loading and unloading. no metered parking on terry françois boulevard, and the southern half between mariposa and 16th street will be general metered parking, and what we have requested of m.t.a. joint events to support our
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tenants, including mission rock and the wrap restaurant and patrons that may want to drive to the parks, as we put a two hours maximum time on those metres across from mission rock and the boat launch ramp. and then lastly, on illinois street, which is a port street, during events, there will be no parking, and restricted access, but during nonevents, there will be general metered parking. and then an overlay for all of this area would be the special event rate and special event durations, essentially that is what is covered in the harbour traffic code amendment. >> thank you. >> with that, we are available for any questions. thank you. >> thank you. is there any public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. commissioner gilman?
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>> i have a technical question. i don't know if it is for the m.t.a. or at them. how do you switch metres from being one thing to another? because that seems what the amending code is. i am just curious, only because i work in the tenderloin on a street that now has no parking. the metres are still there and people park there all the time. can you explain to me how you enforce that? >> what we would do here is, first of all, the metres have a digital display on them. so if a person parks at the metre and gets -- and looks at the metre, they will see a no parking special event display. secondly, we will do signage that will make it clear to drive various that this is a parking space except during special events, and we will continue to work with the warriors to find ways to publicize that as best as we can. it is a mix of the signage and
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the display on the metre itself. what is different about this location and the place you're talking about in the tenderloin is that there will be parking control officers on every block of the area here, so there will be bird -- they will be friendly folks to tell them they'll get ticketed or towed if they use those metres. >> okay. that was my main question. >> okay. i have some questions related to how this whole flow is. i just wondered, in terms of a, you know, i remember when we were looking at 1332 and the warriors came in and they were telling us that we would have all of this smart technology to support the parking and every fan, i understand transit first, but i am just talking about the issue being more traffic congestion. i think it'll still be the issue that will pop up in front of our minds, not the people who use
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the transit, if that works well. and then we will have, when you have your tickets, you would drive and then you would know exactly where to park, so you wouldn't be running around, looking for the garage. i don't know if that technology is still something they will employ so they can avoid having people driving around and looking for a space. they would know exactly which garage, what location, what space to go in, which would expedite traffic flow. the other observation, that is one question. the other observation, even today when the giants have their games, the traffic backs up onto the bridge coming from the east bay, and the traffic from either 280 or 101 coming into the city backs up. what you have addressed is neighborhood vicinity, and i understand that. is there a bigger picture we need to worry about in terms of when both of them will be engaged? we already see it today with the giants. how is that being addressed in terms of is the congestion just going to be -- i guess the arena
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is only 20,000, i don't know how many are in the ballpark. >> the ballpark is about 43,000. >> so we are are increasing it again in terms of the number of participants, obviously some of them will come by transit, but i'm just wondering how big are and where is the congestion will be that goes beyond just even the areas that you described. has that been simulated? i was just wondering if all these things if you put the codes and everything else in, because a lot of simulations can be sophisticated today, whether there has been simulation going on to say if you have this many cars coming in and out, how can you anticipate how this is actually going to work out? it is designed on paper and looks great, but do we know and have we tried simulation to figure out whether it really well flow the way we hope? >> we have used a lot of different analytical tools to determine what will work and what will not work. i think the point you made about making sure that the drivers on
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the freeways are not backing up as a result of the games, the flow to the arena will be a little different then the flow to the stadium because the float to the stadium, a large numbers of those drivers are getting off the freeways along harrison and bryant street. for the arena, we expect drivers to be getting out at cesar chavez, at mariposa, and coming from the west and from the south as well as from the north. the arena, while it is further from downtown and further from the bay bridge, it does have, it does have different options for access to the arena, which will actually help spread the traffic out. that said, i don't think any of us believe that there won't be congestion on game days. our goal here is to make sure that, first of all, the surrounding land uses, including port tenants, ucsf, including the businesses in at mission bay , and reside


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