Posts filed in Public Policy

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 Jodie

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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Support further study of congestion pricing

Posted Monday December 13, 2010 by admin

The County Transportation Authority’s Congestion Pricing Feasibility Study is going before its...

The County Transportation Authority’s Congestion Pricing Feasibility Study is going before its board tomorrow — speak up or attend the Tues Dec. 14 meeting to support continued study. Congestion pricing...

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Support tax benefits for public transit commuters!

Posted Tuesday December 07, 2010 by admin

Help halt unfair cuts to transit riders’ tax benefits! Last year, Congress...

Help halt unfair cuts to transit riders’ tax benefits! Last year, Congress nearly doubled the amount workers could deduct from their paychecks to $230 (before taxes) to apply toward monthly...

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Election roundup: Victory for Prop AA!

Posted Wednesday November 03, 2010 by admin

Great news! San Francisco’s Prop AA passed, which will raise $1.25 million...

Great news! San Francisco’s Prop AA passed, which will raise $1.25 million for street improvements for pedestrians, and another $1.25 million for transit reliability improvements. More good news from the...

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