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The San Francisco Planning Department’s Transportation Information Map is based on the award winning Property Information Map and provides a single access point for a variety of useful transportation information. This search tool addresses the growing complexity of the transportation network that serves and is impacted by projects in San Francisco, and the need to easily and comprehensively analyze that network. Our hope is that this tool will enable transportation planners and the public to better understand and communicate about the transportation context of various development projects.

Among the topics this tool provides information about:

  • Local and regional transit
  • Pedestrian, cyclist, and vehicle safety
  • Existing and planned transportation infrastructure
  • The City's Better Streets Plan
  • The City's Vision Zero Policy


  Instructions:  

  • Step 1: Either click on the map or use the search box .
    Search examples:
    Address:400 Van Ness Ave
    Intersection:Mission and Van Ness
    Parcel:0787/001   or   0787 001  or   0787001     or  0787-001   or   0787\001
    Places of Interest:Ferry Building
    Golden Gate Park
    Civic Center BART Station
    MoMa
    Kezar Stadium
    School:Marina Middle School
    Mission High School
    Planning Application Number:2011.0218   or   2011.0218Q   or
    2014-000028COA
    Building Permit Number:200009130381
     
  • Step 2: Click the tabs to view the property data.
    Click     to show a map layer.
    Click     to remove a map layer.
    Click "View Map Legend" to view a legend (key) for the map.
    Click "Clear Map" to remove all map layers.

  • Map too small? Clicking on the small arrow to the top right of the map will
    maximize the size of the map. Click on the arrow again to return to the normal map size. When the map is maximized you will need to scroll the web page to see the reports.

  • Radii/Buffers Display the area within a set distance of a property.
    After searching for an address, the property will be shown on the map as a blue shaded boundary. If you wish to see a radius around the property you can click on the blue boundary to display the radius. After clicking in the blue boundary, choose the distance you wish to see. Options are 150ft, 300ft, 1,000ft and 1/4 mile.


  Data Updates:  

  • Data is sourced from a variety of City and State agencies, mainly from DataSF and Transbase. Datasets are downloaded nightly. The frequency of actual updates to these data depends on the original provider; please check the source website (listed under the header for each dataset) for more information.
  • All other datasets (e.g. census tracts, traffic analysis zones, supervisor districts), are relatively static and are updated whenever changes occur to the base data.


  Linking:  

You can link to the web site through the following URL: http://www.sf-planning.org/transportationinfo

After searching for a property or clicking on the map, click on the 'Link' option (top right of the page) to create a link to the report for a specific location.

Alternatively, you can create your own URL to link to. To do this add "?search=" to http://sftransportationmap.org followed by the text to search for, e.g:

You can also add a parameter to open a particular tab. To do this add "&tab=" to the URL followed by the number of the tab you wish to open. Tabs are numbered sequentially from left to right, the first tab is numbered zero e.g.


  Disclaimer:  

The City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, completeness or usefulness of any information. CCSF provides this information on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information.


 Website Terms Of Use:  

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without the San Francisco Planning Department's express written consent. If you would like to download any of the data on this site please use the links in the downloads section further up this page.


  Need More Assistance?  

Please contact Mike Wynne (mike.wynne@sfgov.org), Senior GIS Analyst at the San Francisco Planning Department for further support.


  Other Useful Websites:  

  • www.sf-planning.org - the Planning Department's website.
  • http://propertymap.sfplanning.org/ - the award-winning Property Information Map. Provides a wide variety useful property data, zoning and premitting information.
  • http://propertymap.sfplanning.org?name=sffind - a sister website to the Property Information Map. Shows local services available in your neighborhood (schools, libraries, street cleaning schedules, elected officials, etc.)
  • www.sfplanning.org/index.aspx?page=2426 - the Planning Department's Map Library. A list of other map based websites and downloadable PDF maps created by the San Francisco Planning Department. Popular maps include the Zoning Map poster, Active Permits in My Neighborhood, Wireless Facilities Map (cell phone masts), a range of Historic Resource Surveys, San Francisco Street Map poster, Privately-Owned Public Open Space, the Urban Tree Canopy and the CEQA Exemptions Map.
  • Data.SFGov.org - the City and County of San Francisco's data warehouse. Over 800 City datasets available to download. Includes most of the data used to create the Property Information Map.
  • http://transbasesf.org/ - the Department of Public Health's spatial database designed to inform solutions to transportation problems. Includes over 200 spatially referenced variables from multiple agencies and across a range of geographic scales, including infrastructure, transportation, zoning, sociodemographic, and collision data, all linked to an intersection or street segment.
  • SFPlantFinder.org - a plant database for San Francisco's unique environment, microclimates and habitats. Enter your address and get a list of recommended plants suitable for growing at your location.
  • www.amlegal.com/nxt/gateway.dll/California/charter_sf/1996charter?f=templates$fn=default.htm$3.0$vid=amlegal:sanfrancisco_ca - the San Francisco Municipal Code. Includes the Planning Code, Building Code, Business and Tax Regulations Code, Port Code and other codes.
  • San Francisco Planning Code


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