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 Friends of Monterey Boulevard are building the case for lower speeds and safer streets in Sunnyside.

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“Studies have shown that when you lower the speed limit from 30 to 25, there is a significant drop in fatalities,” said Elizabeth Stampe, executive director of Walk SF. “That small decrease can have a huge safety impact.”

“I’ve been here since 1995, and I’ve just taken it for granted that I can’t walk down this street,” said local resident Jon Winston, who has two school-age children and is a member of Friends of Monterey Boulevard, a neighborhood group. “This has always been a problem, and we want to change it.”

Read the full SF Examiner story