Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Pedestrian Infrastructure

SFMTA Plans to Install Painted “Safety Zones” at 40 Intersections This Year

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The SFMTA has ramped up its roll-out of painted curb extensions, which the agency calls “safety zones,” at some of the city’s most dangerous corners. Twenty-one have been installed at at least 11 intersections, and the tally should reach 40 intersections by the end of the year, said SFMTA spokesperson Ben Jose. Painted bulb-outs are a low-cost […]

Parking-Protected Bike Lanes, Ped Safety Upgrades Coming to Division at 9th

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Bike lanes on the block of Division Street between 9th and 10th Streets will get some much-needed protection this fall. Earlier this week the SFMTA Board of Directors approved a design that will put people on bikes between the curb and parked cars. The massive 9th and Division intersection will also get safety improvements like large painted curb […]

Walk SF Gives City a Mixed Score on Street Safety Progress

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Walk SF today released its second annual Street Score Report Card [PDF], which it bills as the “only comprehensive review of the City’s progress towards improving pedestrian safety and walkability.” The report is the first thorough attempt to assess how well the city has followed through on the mayor’s 2013 Pedestrian Strategy. SF agencies’ progress remained subpar on […]