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Sunday 3/13: Watershed ThinkWalk

Posted Friday March 11, 2011 by admin

Join Walk SF this Sunday as Joel Pomerantz from ThinkWalks takes us...

Join Walk SF this Sunday as Joel Pomerantz from ThinkWalks takes us on a tour of the changing San Francisco landscape around the Laguna Honda watershed. Get a “Cadillac Desert”-style...

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Monday 3/14: Keep Golden Gate Park's paths safe

Posted Wednesday March 09, 2011 by admin

In a little-publicized recent decision, the Recreation and Park Department decided to...

In a little-publicized recent decision, the Recreation and Park Department decided to allow a private operator to conduct Segway tours on pedestrian paths in Golden Gate Park. On Monday March...

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Pedestrian projects create more jobs!

Posted Tuesday February 01, 2011 by admin

A new report by the League of American Bicyclists, based on a...

A new report by the League of American Bicyclists, based on a study of Baltimore street repairs, found that for every $1 million in spending, road construction projects create only...

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Collisions down significantly on 19th Ave, Van Ness and Lombard

Posted Monday January 10, 2011 by Jodie Medeiros

Todays Examiner reports that double-fine zones on City streets that also happen...

Todays Examiner reports that double-fine zones on City streets that also happen to be state highways – 19th Avenue, Van Ness and Lombard – are having the desired effect on...

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Help us build on this momentum in 2011!

Posted Thursday December 30, 2010 by admin

Several TV and radio stories aired in response to the front-page San...

Several TV and radio stories aired in response to the front-page San Francisco Chronicle article on pedestrian safety in San Francisco, and the fact that 800 people a year get...

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Executive directive moves SF toward safer streets

Posted Monday December 20, 2010 by admin

Today, Mayor Newsom released an executive directive on pedestrian safety, which was...

Today, Mayor Newsom released an executive directive on pedestrian safety, which was created with the help of Walk SF: “San Francisco is one of the nation’s most walkable cities, but...

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The mean streets of SF

Posted Monday December 20, 2010 by admin

Tune in Walk SF on TV today: KPIX 5 at noon [here’s...

Tune in Walk SF on TV today: KPIX 5 at noon [here’s the clip], 5pm, and 6pm, and KTVU 2 at 5pm Or on the radio: KGO 810 AM at...

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Public Praises Proposed Parklets

Posted Wednesday December 15, 2010 by Jodie Medeiros

Streetsblog reports that at a recent DPW hearing members of the public...

Streetsblog reports that at a recent DPW hearing members of the public turned out 4 to 1 in support of two parkelts proposed for Valencia St. in the Mission, and...

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Stonestown parking lot gets pedestrian improvement

Posted Tuesday November 30, 2010 by Jodie Medeiros

Streetsblog reports that the Stonestown Galleria shopping mall recently installed a raised...

Streetsblog reports that the Stonestown Galleria shopping mall recently installed a raised crosswalk to improve pedestrian safety in their parking lot. Where implemented, raised crosswalks have been found to be...

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The cost of unsafe streets

Posted Thursday November 18, 2010 by admin

(Read the new, hard-hitting Streetsblog story on this) On Tuesday, the San...

(Read the new, hard-hitting Streetsblog story on this) On Tuesday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) released a new report in response to the impressive Pedestrian Safety Study and...

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