We wanted to follow up on a recent article we published to give you an update of new developments related to Shift. If you recall, Shift is the planning department’s catchy moniker for transportation demand management (TDM). There are several proposals that this plan attempts to take aim at and if you want a refresher, take a look at our past article on the city’s transportation demand management program.
When we last spoke on November 18th, the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Transportation Committee was scheduled to meet on November 28. At that meeting the Committee moved to continue the proposal on December 5th when they will reconvene to hopefully hold a final vote.
They did make some amendments to the proposal. The amendments were done so that they reflected the most current information obtained from a record search conducted of building permits by the Department of Building Inspection. Those amendments changed the ratio’s to allow for a little more parking under the various points systems because of the additional building permits from the record search.
With the Committee reconvening at the start of this upcoming week, we will hopefully have some more information for you shortly and perhaps even a final vote so stay tuned.