Cartoon Tuesday: Don’t Walk (?)

If you’re in need of a little comic relief today, try this seemingly subversive pro-jaywalking message from the Muppets.

  • Yes, this is why so many of us youngins were socialized to think walking was the source of much grief. Then again, we didn’t really want to get married when we were 5.

    Wow.. a 2:49 pedestrian dwell time? Time to get a new city engineer.


Today’s Headlines

Police Crackdown on Scofflaw Cyclists and Pedestrians? (SFist, SFGate) BART Delays Caused by Disabled Maintenance Vehicle (SFGate, NBCLocal) Two People Hit by Amtrak Train in Jack London (SFGate, EastBayTimes) Caltrain will Have Free Train for MLK Celebrations (SFChron) SF Looks at Expanding On-Street Car Share Parking (SFExaminer) Sanctioned Encampments Coming to Oakland? (Hoodline) Year-end Trends […]
38 Geary, Pedestrians and Cable Cars in Union Square | April 28, 2016

Transportation Agencies Will Finally Measure the Movement of People, Not Just Cars

Hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent in the quest for free-flowing vehicular traffic. The result is wider highways, more sprawl, and more people stuck in congestion. But this week U.S. DOT took an important step to change course, releasing new standards to guide how transportation agencies measure their performance. Advocates for transit and walkability say the policy is a significant improvement.