Posts filed in Public Policy

What do people walking on 6th Street want? We asked.

Posted Thursday September 20, 2018 by Natasha Opfell

Yesterday morning, my Walk SF colleagues and I headed to the corner...

Yesterday morning, my Walk SF colleagues and I headed to the corner of 6th Street and Jessie to talk with the people who live, work, and walk on 6th Street. ...

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What do people walking on 6th Street want? We asked.

Tell the SFMTA: I support making 6th Street safer for people walking

Posted Thursday September 20, 2018 by Natasha Opfell

According to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), 6th Street has...

According to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), 6th Street has one of the highest concentrations of pedestrian collisions, injuries, and fatalities in San Francisco.  Every 16 days, a...

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Tell the SFMTA: I support making 6th Street safer for people walking

Safe Routes to Transit in the Excelsior

Posted Wednesday September 19, 2018 by Natasha Opfell

Walk-Bus Ride Audit Takes a Close Look at Mission and Geneva Everyone...

Walk-Bus Ride Audit Takes a Close Look at Mission and Geneva Everyone who takes transit is also a pedestrian, so ensuring safe routes to transit is a vital part of...

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Safe Routes to Transit in the Excelsior

We won! The Geary Rapid Project will include important safety fixes for walking

Posted Wednesday September 19, 2018 by Cathy DeLuca

Today, when you cross Geary Boulevard, as compared to an average city...

Today, when you cross Geary Boulevard, as compared to an average city street, you are eight times as likely to be hit by a car. Now, thanks to Walk SF...

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We won! The Geary Rapid Project will include important safety fixes for walking

San Francisco’s first-ever raised intersection is coming to Page Street

Posted Tuesday September 04, 2018 by Cathy DeLuca

An important step toward safer streets Today, at a San Francisco Municipal...

An important step toward safer streets Today, at a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) hearing, we celebrated a milestone victory for pedestrians! The City approved and will build the...

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San Francisco’s first-ever raised intersection is coming to Page Street

Advocates for safe streets call out Trump Administration’s fuel economy claims

Posted Wednesday August 08, 2018 by Cathy DeLuca

STATEMENT FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO VISION ZERO COALITION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August...

STATEMENT FROM THE SAN FRANCISCO VISION ZERO COALITION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2018 CONTACT: Cathy DeLuca, Walk San Francisco Policy & Program Director, 415-610-8025, cathy@walksf.org   Advocates for safe...

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Advocates for safe streets call out Trump Administration’s fuel economy claims

Tell the SFMTA: Stand strong for pedestrian safety on Geary

Posted Wednesday August 08, 2018 by Cathy DeLuca

Tell the SFMTA: Stand strong for pedestrian safety in the Geary Rapid...

Tell the SFMTA: Stand strong for pedestrian safety in the Geary Rapid Project Change is afoot for one of San Francisco’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians: Geary Boulevard. Today, when...

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Tell the SFMTA: Stand strong for pedestrian safety on Geary

Mayor Breed: Be the champion San Francisco needs now for safe streets

Posted Thursday July 26, 2018 by Jodie Medeiros

July 26, 2018 The Honorable London Breed, Mayor of San Francisco 1...

July 26, 2018 The Honorable London Breed, Mayor of San Francisco 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Pl. San Francisco, CA 94102 Dear Mayor Breed, In January, you stood with us...

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Mayor Breed: Be the champion San Francisco needs now for safe streets

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