Posts filed in Public Policy

Autonomous vehicles: Are they taking us where we want to go?

Posted Wednesday June 06, 2018 by Cathy DeLuca

When Walk San Francisco was founded 20 years ago, no one could...

When Walk San Francisco was founded 20 years ago, no one could have anticipated that our organization would someday face this question: if autonomous vehicles become a reality, how can...

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Autonomous vehicles: Are they taking us where we want to go?

End victim-blaming in media coverage of crashes

Posted Wednesday May 16, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

It’s time to stop blaming victims of traffic violence Last week, Walk...

It’s time to stop blaming victims of traffic violence Last week, Walk SF wrote a letter to the editor to the San Francisco Chronicle, calling out their atrocious coverage of...

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End victim-blaming in media coverage of crashes

Page Street: A new neighborway + SF’s first raised intersection?

Posted Wednesday May 16, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

The Page Street Neighborway Project holds a lot of promise. Will it...

The Page Street Neighborway Project holds a lot of promise. Will it reach its full potential? Making a “neighborway” The project’s goal is to make Page Street calm, pleasant, and...

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Page Street: A new neighborway + SF’s first raised intersection?

SF Department of Public Works commits every employee to Vision Zero

Posted Wednesday April 18, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

Last year, 20 people were killed in traffic crashes in San Francisco,...

Last year, 20 people were killed in traffic crashes in San Francisco, and hundreds more were injured. That’s why the City has a Vision Zero goal to eliminate all serious...

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SF Department of Public Works commits every employee to Vision Zero

Walk SF speaks out on motorized scooters

Posted Wednesday April 11, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

Today, Walk San Francisco sent a letter to the three dockless scooter...

Today, Walk San Francisco sent a letter to the three dockless scooter companies — Bird, Lime, and Spin — currently operating in San Francisco. In it, we urged the companies...

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Walk SF speaks out on motorized scooters

Building a Better Bike Lane — for All

Posted Wednesday March 14, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

Designing protected bike lanes that are safe and accessible for all pedestrians....

Designing protected bike lanes that are safe and accessible for all pedestrians....

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Building a Better Bike Lane — for All

Major Changes Coming to SoMa

Posted Tuesday February 27, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

Big changes are afoot in SoMa. And they're desperately needed....

Big changes are afoot in SoMa. And they're desperately needed....

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Major Changes Coming to SoMa

For The People, By The People: Designing a Safer Taylor Street

Posted Thursday February 01, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

Every street in the Tenderloin is a high-injury corridor, one of the...

Every street in the Tenderloin is a high-injury corridor, one of the city's most dangerous streets...

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For The People, By The People: Designing a Safer Taylor Street

Engaging Seniors in Vision Zero: A Visitacion Valley Training

Posted Wednesday September 20, 2017 by Jodie Medeiros

Armed with speed detectors and surveys, Visitacion Valley seniors from the Asian...

Armed with speed detectors and surveys, Visitacion Valley seniors from the Asian Pacific American Community Center took to their local street to audit the safety of the intersection of Bayshore...

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Engaging Seniors in Vision Zero: A Visitacion Valley Training

Elevating the Needs of Seniors & People with Disabilities through Vision Zero

Posted Monday September 11, 2017 by Jodie Medeiros

So far this year, three people over the age of 70 have...

So far this year, three people over the age of 70 have already been victims of San Francisco’s unsafe streets. 76-year old Jeannie Yee lost her life in Cow Hollow,...

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Elevating the Needs of Seniors & People with Disabilities through Vision Zero