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Speak up for a two-way Haight Street!

Posted Monday June 20, 2011

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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Kick off summer with Walk SF at these awesome June events

Posted Thursday June 02, 2011

Summer is unofficially here, and with its arrival comes a couple of...

Summer is unofficially here, and with its arrival comes a couple of great events: Sunday Streets Bayview/Dogpatch Sunday Streets is headed to the Bayview, Dogpatch, and Potrero Hill neighborhoods on...

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California’s Streets Dangerous “By Design”: Seniors, Minorities Bear Greatest Burden

Posted Tuesday May 24, 2011

A new report released today by Transportation for America revealed that pedestrians...

A new report released today by Transportation for America revealed that pedestrians represent a disproportionate number of traffic fatalities in San Francisco, and among those who walk, seniors and minorities...

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Fight utility box blight

Posted Friday May 20, 2011

At&T wants to put 726 refrigerator-sized utility boxes, for free, on our...

At&T wants to put 726 refrigerator-sized utility boxes, for free, on our public sidewalks. The San Francisco Planning Department wants to exempt these from the California Environmental Quality Act. We...

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Get involved with pedestrian advocacy in May

Posted Wednesday May 18, 2011

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

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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Walk SF in the Sunday New York Times!

Posted Wednesday May 11, 2011

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/08/technology/08parking.html Now, to Find a Parking Spot, Drivers Look on Their Phones...

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/08/technology/08parking.html Now, to Find a Parking Spot, Drivers Look on Their Phones …Drivers cruising for parking spots generate 30 percent of all downtown congestion, city officials estimate. Now San Francisco...

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Nerd Out with Walk SF: Hayes Valley Caption WALC, May 7

Posted Tuesday April 19, 2011

Put on your your walking cap, pull up your thinking socks, and...

Put on your your walking cap, pull up your thinking socks, and join us May 7th for a special sleuthing tour of Hayes Valley! What will it be like? Think:...

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Walk with us through the "Trendyloin" on April 24

Posted Monday April 18, 2011

Join Walk SF next Sunday, April 24, as we connect the upscale and...

Join Walk SF next Sunday, April 24, as we connect the upscale and the downtrodden in the Tenderloin, Polk Gulch, and Lower Nob Hill. Walk SF member and urban planner Michael...

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Hearing and media focus on the plight of pedestrians

Posted Monday April 11, 2011

This morning, Supervisor Eric Mar held a hearing at which the Pedestrian...

This morning, Supervisor Eric Mar held a hearing at which the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) presented a report on the state of the city and recommendations for improvement. If...

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