Posts filed in Public Policy

No Loss of Life is Acceptable; San Franciscans Call for “Vision Zero”

Posted Tuesday January 14, 2014 by Jodie Medeiros

Learn more about Vision Zero and the growing movement to save lives....

Learn more about Vision Zero and the growing movement to save lives....

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No Loss of Life is Acceptable; San Franciscans Call for “Vision Zero”

Share Your Priorities for Safer Streets with WalkFirst

Posted Tuesday December 10, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

Protect the most vulnerable road users  Did you know pedestrians make up...

Protect the most vulnerable road users  Did you know pedestrians make up fifty percent of all traffic fatalities in San Francisco? That’s nearly four times the national average of sixteen percent! Every...

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Share Your Priorities for Safer Streets with WalkFirst

Change the Rules to Make Pedestrian Safety a Priority

Posted Thursday May 30, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

Walk SF Supports Supervisor Wiener’s Efforts to Reduce Pedestrian Project Delays Sidewalks...

Walk SF Supports Supervisor Wiener’s Efforts to Reduce Pedestrian Project Delays Sidewalks and street conditions in many of San Francisco’s neighborhoods don’t have the capacity to safely carry their current...

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Change the Rules to Make Pedestrian Safety a Priority

SF Chronicle Editorial: Fund the Pedestrian Strategy!

Posted Saturday May 11, 2013 by admin

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.  Please take a minute to...

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves.  Please take a minute to support Walk SF to get the new Pedestrian Strategy funded and implemented. Help hold the City accountable to deliver...

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SF Chronicle Editorial: Fund the Pedestrian Strategy!

Investigative Report Exposes How Rarely Drivers Who Kill or Injure Pedestrians Are Charged

Posted Wednesday May 01, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

An in-depth analysis from the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) finds that Bay...

An in-depth analysis from the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) finds that Bay Area drivers who kill pedestrians rarely face any punishment.  The analysis reviewed collision data from 2007 through 2011...

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Investigative Report Exposes How Rarely Drivers Who Kill or Injure Pedestrians Are Charged

Polk Street: A Walk on the Risky Side

Posted Thursday April 25, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

Did you know that Polk Street is one of the most dangerous...

Did you know that Polk Street is one of the most dangerous in the city for walking? According to the Mayor’s recently-released Pedestrian Strategy, Polk Street has some of San Francisco’s...

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Polk Street: A Walk on the Risky Side

City Marks Walk to Work Day with Release of Pedestrian Strategy

Posted Thursday April 18, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

Thank you for making the nation’s first Walk to Work Day such...

Thank you for making the nation’s first Walk to Work Day such a huge success! On Friday, April 12 pedestrian foot traffic increased by 20% in San Francisco! Neighborhoods like the Civic...

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City Marks Walk to Work Day with Release of Pedestrian Strategy

Speak Up for Safer Streets at the Citywide Pedestrian Safety Hearing

Posted Sunday April 14, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

Keep the City Accountable to Improve Street Safety Keep up the momentum...

Keep the City Accountable to Improve Street Safety Keep up the momentum beyond Walk to Work Day! On Monday, Supervisor Jane Kim will hold a citywide pedestrian safety hearing. Join...

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Speak Up for Safer Streets at the Citywide Pedestrian Safety Hearing

Protect People, Calm Traffic at Market and Dolores

Posted Tuesday March 12, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

Join Walk SF to support an important project that will significantly improve...

Join Walk SF to support an important project that will significantly improve pedestrian safety and comfort at Market and Dolores. Planning Commission Hearing Thursday, March 14 12:00 noon Commission Chambers, City...

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Protect People, Calm Traffic at Market and Dolores

Making the City’s Pedestrian Strategy a Reality

Posted Saturday February 02, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

As SFMTA Director Ramos said at the agency’s Monday, January 29 meeting,...

As SFMTA Director Ramos said at the agency’s Monday, January 29 meeting, every pedestrian death is a tragedy that is unimaginable for the family — and those deaths could have...

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Making the City’s Pedestrian Strategy a Reality