Posts filed in Public Policy

Fall Newsletter: 42 school zones and counting!

Posted Wednesday November 16, 2011 by admin

Walk SF’s fall newsletter is hot off the e-presses! Save the date...

Walk SF’s fall newsletter is hot off the e-presses! Save the date for Walk SF’s Member Meeting and Greeting, Thursday Dec. 8 at 6pm at SPUR. RSVP here Not a...

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Prop B passes!

Posted Wednesday November 09, 2011 by Natalie

Thanks to everyone who fulfilled their civic duty yesterday! Prop B, which...

Thanks to everyone who fulfilled their civic duty yesterday! Prop B, which Walk SF supported, passed yesterday with more than the the two-thirds of the vote that it needed. Prop...

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Vote Yes on B for Safer Streets

Posted Tuesday November 01, 2011 by admin

Yes on B! Prop B includes over $70 million for pedestrian safety...

Yes on B! Prop B includes over $70 million for pedestrian safety improvements: wider sidewalks, “road diets” to calm traffic, new curb ramps for wheelchairs and strollers, and more. Why...

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Today: SF's First Safer School Zone!

Posted Thursday August 18, 2011 by admin

Huge step forward today for safer streets! This morning, Walk San Francisco,...

Huge step forward today for safer streets! This morning, Walk San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee, and city department heads announced an initiative to help kids walk to school: New 15-mile-per-hour...

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Walk SF Mayoral Forum: Sept 12, 2011

Posted Tuesday August 09, 2011 by admin

Join your mayoral candidates to learn more about their positions on streets,...

Join your mayoral candidates to learn more about their positions on streets, parks, and other public spaces. From Streets to Parks: Safer, Greener Public Space A forum with San Francisco...

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Support safe speeds around SF schools!

Posted Thursday June 23, 2011 by admin

Help Walk SF make San Francisco the first big city in the...

Help Walk SF make San Francisco the first big city in the state to create safer school zones! We are excited to announce the first step toward 15-mph zones around...

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Speak up for a two-way Haight Street!

Posted Monday June 20, 2011 by admin

Update: see the Streetsblog story SFMTA is proposing to fix the one-way...

Update: see the Streetsblog story SFMTA is proposing to fix the one-way block of Haight Street between Octavia and Gough, where Haight meets Market. The proposed project will make conditions...

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Get involved with pedestrian advocacy in May

Posted Wednesday May 18, 2011 by Natalie

There are some great events surrounding pedestrian advocacy coming up in May!...

There are some great events surrounding pedestrian advocacy coming up in May! Check out how you can get involved: Continue Support for a Safe Masonic Better Market Street Workshops Learn...

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Masonic Avenue is tragically unsafe. You can help.

Posted Wednesday May 11, 2011 by admin

UPDATE: The redesign was approved by SFMTA staff and goes next to...

UPDATE: The redesign was approved by SFMTA staff and goes next to the board! Thanks everyone for speaking up in support! Last Friday morning, 61-year-old James Hudson was killed while...

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Hearing on Pedestrian Safety in District 6

Posted Wednesday April 06, 2011 by admin

UPDATE: Thanks everyone for speaking up and emailing the supervisors! The hearing...

UPDATE: Thanks everyone for speaking up and emailing the supervisors! The hearing was packed with over 100 people, many of whom gave very moving testimony about the dangers they face...

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