CPC-Recommended FY 2017 and 2018 Capital Budget

On May 9, 2016, the Capital Planning Committee (CPC) unanimously approved the City’s two-year Capital Budget for FY 2017 and 2018, for recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.

The City’s commitment to capital in recent years has been growing, and this was a historic budget, with $247M from the City’s General Fund appropriated to the General Fund departments over the two-year period ($128M and $119M in each fiscal year respectively). The total two-year budget for FY 2017 and 2018, including all sources, is $411M.

General Fund Departments


This budget funds a number of important projects, such as:

  • Record-levels of investment in Facility Renewals ($52M over 2 years)
  • Critical emergencies, such as the rockfall and landslides at Telegraph Hill
  • Major public safety projects such as the Radio System Replacement project
  • Bike and pedestrian safety initiatives such as Vision Zero, and the Sidewalk Improvements and Repair and Accelerated Sidewalk Abatement programs
  • The ADA Transition Plan, as well as funding to study and support ADA work going forward
  • The City’s Dig Once Implementation project to install conduit in tandem with other scheduled construction
  • This budget also includes record-levels of projected impact fee revenue which will fund capital improvements in areas of new growth including bicycle and pedestrian safetystreetscape improvements, and parks.


FY 2017 and 2018 General Fund Summary by Expenditure Type ($411M)

CPC-recommended Budget
Note: The Capital Budget does not represent the City’s entire capital investment, since it excludes bond proceeds. Bond proceeds represent a significant portion of the City’s overall capital investment, including ADA improvements and critical enhancement and renewal needs.

Enterprise Departments


  • Airfield improvements, and terminal asset preservation at the San Francisco International Airport
  • Projects related to Mission Bay Ferry Terminal, Seawall, and Piers 29 and 33 at the Port
  • Projects related to Central Subway, Muni Forward, Van Ness BRT, motor coach and trolley fleet replacement, Vision Zero and WalkFirst, and bicycle strategy corridors at the SFMTA
  • Sunol and Harry Tracy improvements at the SFPUC Water Enterprise, Biosolids Digester Facility at the Wastewater Enterprise, and building capacity for new customers at Hetch-Hetchy
  • Library renovations at Oceanview, Mission, and Chinatown branches


FY 2017 and 2018 Enterprise Department Summary

FY 2017
FY 2018