The Metropolitan Transportation Commission assists Bay Area jurisdictions to develop safe use of public rights-of-way during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. These graphics model the potential different types of Complete Streets treatments that are being implemented in the Bay Area, including:
- Streatery Parklet and Pick-Up Zone: Reuse of parking spaces adjacent to the sidewalk for outdoor dining space, and designated curbside zones for people picking up for takeout or delivery, for example, the City of San Mateo's Outdoor Dining program.
- Open Streatery and Parking Lot Dining: Outdoor dining space on streets and/or parking lots that are closed to vehicular traffic, including those in new dining zones in the City of Alameda.
- Bikeway: Safe space for biking and rolling that is separated from vehicle traffic, such as the City of San Francisco’s Fell Street temporary bikeway.
- Open Curb: Additional space next to the sidewalk to encourage physical distancing, shared by people walking and slowly biking or rolling, such as those on designated roads in Foster City.
- Open Street: Street closed to all vehicle traffic, providing car-free space for people to move and recreate safely using physical distancing, like the City of San Jose's Al Fresco - Bring It Outside program.
- Shared/Slow Street: Street with only local vehicle traffic, providing space for people to move and recreate safely using physical distancing, including streets in the City of Petaluma.
- Essential Places: Traffic safety improvements that provide safe pedestrian access to essential services such as grocery stores and medical offices, including designated areas in the City of Oakland.
Explore more details in the Related Documents section of this page. For more information on emerging street types, please contact: Nicola Szibbo, MTC Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or Toshi Shepard-Ohta, MTC Principal Engineer at email@example.com.