Posts filed in Public Policy

Starting 2013 off on the Right Foot

Posted Wednesday January 02, 2013 by Jodie Medeiros

As 2012 drew to a close, Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the...

As 2012 drew to a close, Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the SFMTA, the SFPD, and the San Francisco Department of Public Health to announce that the near completion of a...

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Starting 2013 off on the Right Foot

Ask Your Supervisors about Safe Streets and Public Spaces

Posted Thursday October 04, 2012 by Jodie Medeiros

With election season upon us, Walk San Francisco is partnering with the San Francisco Parks...

With election season upon us, Walk San Francisco is partnering with the San Francisco Parks Alliance and Friends of the Urban Forest to host a series of Supervisorial Candidate Forums and Town Halls focusing exclusively on the city’s...

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Walking by the numbers:

Posted Friday July 20, 2012 by admin

You’ve probably seen the news: in the new federal transportation bill, safe...

You’ve probably seen the news: in the new federal transportation bill, safe walking got kicked to the curb with huge funding cuts. Many Walk SF supporters were upset, and one decided...

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Walk SF Win: Safer speeds around schools citywide!

Posted Monday May 14, 2012 by admin

Mayor Lee, SFMTA and Walk SF Announce New Safer Speed Zones Completed...

Mayor Lee, SFMTA and Walk SF Announce New Safer Speed Zones Completed around 181 San Francisco Schools, Making San Francisco California’s First Large City to Establish 15-mph School Zones Citywide San...

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Walk SF Win: Safer speeds around schools citywide!

Green Connections: Where will you want to walk?

Posted Monday April 30, 2012 by admin

Green Connections is a project to make it easier to walk to parks...

Green Connections is a project to make it easier to walk to parks and bring nature into the city. You can help design better streets: Want more trees? Less traffic? Better paths...

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News from Walk SF’s Feb newsletter

Posted Saturday February 04, 2012 by admin

The House just passed a transportation bill that slashed funds for biking...

The House just passed a transportation bill that slashed funds for biking and walking — and actually repealed Safe Routes to School. Thanks to everyone who spoke up — Representatives received...

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News from Walk SF’s Feb newsletter

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 Jodie Medeiros

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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