No one should have to experience what members of Families for Safe Streets have. Our stories are heartbreaking, but they must be told and heard.
Here are some of our stories.
Alvin Lester on Losing His Son and How Driving Habits Must Change
Jorge Quiroz on Losing His Daughter, Who Was Hit and Killed in a Crosswalk
Julie Mitchell on Losing Her Son and the Need for Change
Nancy Harrison on Being Hit When Crossing the Street
Families for Safe Streets in the News
- SF streets are as dangerous as ever
- SF leaders, community advocates walk in memory of pedestrians, cyclists hit and killed by cars on city streets
- San Francisco remembers those injured, killed in traffic collisions
- Advocates pause to remember toll of traffic violence
- ‘He’s not going to stop!’: Pedestrian’s injury underscores SF’s risky streets
- San Francisco’s streets are dangerous. They almost killed Norman Yee.
- Bill would make state highways–which are often city streets–accommodate all users
- Family channels pain into crusade against San Jose’s rising pedestrian deaths
- Traffic victims’ families unite to make SF’s streets safer