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Multi-agency Congestion Relief Pilot Study Planned to Improve Traffic Management, Marin Headlands, Golden Gate Bridge and Presidio

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Notice: Multi-agency Traffic Congestion Relief Pilot Study Planned to Improve Traffic Management

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in conjunction with Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District and the Presidio Trust will implement a collaboratively planned series of pilots today to study ways to relieve traffic congestion and major traffic delays on the Golden Gate Bridge, in the Marin Headlands, and in the Presidio.

To support this effort, GGNRA will implement the following changes from June 29 to July 15 in the Marin Headlands. Traffic through the Baker-Barry Tunnel in the Marin Headlands will only be one-way in the west bound direction. Conzelman Road will convert from two-way travel to one-way travel in the eastbound direction between McCollough Road and Alexander Avenue, with the remaining travel lane dedicated for visitor parking. To ensure existing bicycle routes are not impacted, delineators have been installed along the edge line of the existing bike lane. In addition, the parking lot northwest of the Golden Gate Bridge off Conzelman Road will be closed on weekends. All park sites will remain open as scheduled.

This pilot period will overlap with the Fourth of July holiday, which draws additional traffic to the area. Park visitors are highly encouraged to use public transit, bicycle, taxi, or rideshare services. For public transportation planning and same-day traffic information, call 5-1-1 or visit www.511.org.

To accomplish better traffic management, the study will take a sequential approach across jurisdictions to identify a final set of recommendations which will be shared at conclusion of the pilot period.

We thank you for your cooperation during this pilot period. For updates, please check GGNRA's Twitter feed @GoldenGateNPS. If you would like to share your visitor experience or comments, email goga_public_affairs@nps.gov.

GGNRA completed it's environmental review for areas to be affected within its jurisdiction. Click on the Documents list on the left hand menu for the Categorical Exclusion as required by the National Environmental Policy and National Historic Preservation Acts.