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Demand bold action from the SFMTA to reach Vision Zero

Posted Wednesday July 11, 2018

The City adopted Vision Zero as a policy in 2014 with the...

The City adopted Vision Zero as a policy in 2014 with the explicit goal of eliminating all traffic deaths by 2024. With only five years remaining until 2024, the City...

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Demand bold action from the SFMTA to reach Vision Zero

New partnership will boost our work to win safer streets

Posted Wednesday July 11, 2018

Walk San Francisco and San Francisco Transit Riders launch joint campaign How...

Walk San Francisco and San Francisco Transit Riders launch joint campaign How do you get to the bus or train? Most likely, you walk! Walking and taking public transportation often...

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New partnership will boost our work to win safer streets

Walk San Francisco stands up for sidewalks

Posted Wednesday June 27, 2018

Our stance on electric scooters The greatest threat to pedestrians is, of...

Our stance on electric scooters The greatest threat to pedestrians is, of course, cars and trucks. The potential harm that automobiles can inflict on people is why Walk SF works...

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Walk San Francisco stands up for sidewalks

Interview with Manish Champsee and Jean Doyle, Two Long-Time Walk SF Supporters

Posted Tuesday June 26, 2018

In celebration of Walk San Francisco’s 20th anniversary in 2018, we’re catching...

In celebration of Walk San Francisco’s 20th anniversary in 2018, we’re catching up with some of the people who have gone above and beyond in support of our mission. We...

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Interview with Manish Champsee and Jean Doyle, Two Long-Time Walk SF Supporters

Autonomous vehicles: Are they taking us where we want to go?

Posted Wednesday June 06, 2018

When Walk San Francisco was founded 20 years ago, no one could...

When Walk San Francisco was founded 20 years ago, no one could have anticipated that our organization would someday face this question: if autonomous vehicles become a reality, how can...

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Autonomous vehicles: Are they taking us where we want to go?

End victim-blaming in media coverage of crashes

Posted Wednesday May 16, 2018

It’s time to stop blaming victims of traffic violence Last week, Walk...

It’s time to stop blaming victims of traffic violence Last week, Walk SF wrote a letter to the editor to the San Francisco Chronicle, calling out their atrocious coverage of...

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End victim-blaming in media coverage of crashes

Page Street: A new neighborway + SF’s first raised intersection?

Posted Wednesday May 16, 2018

The Page Street Neighborway Project holds a lot of promise. Will it...

The Page Street Neighborway Project holds a lot of promise. Will it reach its full potential? Making a “neighborway” The project’s goal is to make Page Street calm, pleasant, and...

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Page Street: A new neighborway + SF’s first raised intersection?

SF Department of Public Works commits every employee to Vision Zero

Posted Wednesday April 18, 2018

Last year, 20 people were killed in traffic crashes in San Francisco,...

Last year, 20 people were killed in traffic crashes in San Francisco, and hundreds more were injured. That’s why the City has a Vision Zero goal to eliminate all serious...

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SF Department of Public Works commits every employee to Vision Zero

Walk SF speaks out on motorized scooters

Posted Wednesday April 11, 2018

Today, Walk San Francisco sent a letter to the three dockless scooter...

Today, Walk San Francisco sent a letter to the three dockless scooter companies — Bird, Lime, and Spin — currently operating in San Francisco. In it, we urged the companies...

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Walk SF speaks out on motorized scooters

Walk to Work Day 2018 goes big

Posted Monday April 09, 2018

On April 5, thousands of people walked, and city leaders committed to...

On April 5, thousands of people walked, and city leaders committed to safer streets....

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Walk to Work Day 2018 goes big