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Walk San Francisco is San Francisco’s pedestrian advocacy organization.Walk SF and its members are making San Francisco a more livable, walkable city and reclaiming streets as safe, shared public space for everyone to enjoy. Join us!

What do you love about walking in San Francisco? Word cloud

What do you love about walking in San Francisco?

Walk SF’s smart, targeted advocacy  has been improving city streets and neighborhoods since 1998.


Volunteer-led walks  explore different parts of the city every month: check out the events calendar.


Walk SF wins include:

•     Making San Francisco the first city in the state with safer 15-mph school zones around 181 schools citywide!
•     Securing funds to improve streets for walking, including $50 million in the 2011 Streets Bond.
•     Helping design Green Connections: a new network of quiet, green streets to reach parks.
•     Watch-dogging the police and District Attorney to make sure they enforce laws that keep you safe when you walk.
•     Helping launch car-free Sunday Streets and advocating for parklets to reclaim streets as shared public space.
•     Improving safety on the city’s most dangerous streets, including 19th Ave, Masonic, and Cesar Chavez.
•     Making developers pay the real cost of car traffic and its impacts on pedestrians.
•     Raising fines on cars blocking sidewalks.
•     Winning media and decision-maker attention to all these and the perspective of people who walk!

Mission Statement

Walk SF makes walking in San Francisco safer for everyone, so that our community is healthier and more livable.

Top Goals:

  • To make walking safer
  • To make walking more enjoyable by improving the pedestrian environment
  • To make walking the preferred way to get around

Help build the voice for better streets; become a Walk SF member today!