Learn about the Van Ness BRT Project

Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit

The Van Ness BRT Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) is now available for public review. Download chapters online or read a hard copy of this informative document. For a full list of ways to learn about and provide public input on the project, visit www.vannessbrt.org. Send comments on the report’s findings and project alternatives electronically to vannessbrt@sfcta.org or in writing to the project team at Van Ness BRT EIS-EIR, Attn: Michael Schwartz, 100 Van Ness Avenue, Floor 26, San Francisco, CA 94102. Comments received by December 19 will receive a formal response in the Final EIS/EIR.

Mark your calendar: Public Hearing on November 30

The Transportation Authority, together with staff from SFMTA, will host a public hearing on the Van Ness BRT Draft EIS/EIR on November 30. This is your opportunity to meet the project team, ask questions, and submit comments verbally or in writing. Translation and sign language services available upon request 72 hours prior to the event. (Please call 415.593.1655)

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 5:30pm–8:00pm
Where: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109

We’ll also be hosting a lunchtime webinar at noon on Monday, December 5. Please register or visit www.vannessbrt.org for more information.

If you’d like to schedule a presentation for your own community group or place of business, please send an email to vannessbrt@sfcta.org or call 415.593.1655. Please note that the public hearing will be the only opportunity to submit formal verbal comments on the Draft EIS/EIR. Verbal comments at other public and community meetings will not be addressed in the Response to Comments Matrix in the Final EIS/EIR.

Please also note that the next Van Ness BRT Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled for February 28, 2012. 

The Van Ness BRT project team is available to answer your questions. Visit www.vannessbrt.org for more information on the project or contact Michael Schwartz, Transportation Planner, at vannessbrt@sfcta.org or 415.593.1655