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

Posted Monday January 10, 2011 by Natalie

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 Natalie

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 Natalie

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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Let's make Monterey Boulevard safer

Posted Wednesday October 20, 2010 by admin

With the release last week of a new report, Walk SF and...

With the release last week of a new report, Walk SF and Friends of Monterey Boulevard are building the case for lower speeds and safer streets in Sunnyside. Download the...

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Q & A with Walk SF's director

Posted Wednesday October 20, 2010 by admin

Mother Earth News is featuring a Q & A with Walk SF...

Mother Earth News is featuring a Q & A with Walk SF director Elizabeth Stampe by Carolyn Szczepanski of the Alliance for Biking and Walking. Read the story here...

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Today is International Walk to School Day

Posted Wednesday October 06, 2010 by admin

This morning, Walk San Francisco joined with Friends of Monterey Boulevard and...

This morning, Walk San Francisco joined with Friends of Monterey Boulevard and parents at Sunnyside Elementary for a celebration of Walk to School Day. We’re calling for slower speeds and...

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