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Help us build on this momentum in 2011!

Posted Thursday December 30, 2010

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

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

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

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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Support further study of congestion pricing

Posted Monday December 13, 2010

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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Happy hour before a busy 2011

Posted Friday December 10, 2010

Thanks to everyone who came to Walk SF’s Member Meeting (and Greeting)!...

Thanks to everyone who came to Walk SF’s Member Meeting (and Greeting)! It was a great time to come together and share an evening with people who care about making...

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Member Meeting (and Greeting): Thurs Dec 9, 6-8pm

Posted Wednesday December 08, 2010

Walk San Francisco’s Annual Member Meeting (and Greeting) Thursday December 9, 6-8...

Walk San Francisco’s Annual Member Meeting (and Greeting) Thursday December 9, 6-8 pm SPUR Penthouse, 654 Mission Street at New Montgomery, 4th floor Special guest speakers: State Senator Mark Leno...

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Support tax benefits for public transit commuters!

Posted Tuesday December 07, 2010

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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Stonestown parking lot gets pedestrian improvement

Posted Tuesday November 30, 2010

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

(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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