Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Pedestrian Safety

SF Transformation has installed about 200 feet of bollard protected bike lane on Turk near Market. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

Safety Vigilantes Hit Turk Street

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Word came down late Sunday that the vigilante safety group, SF Transformation (SFMTrA), has struck again–this time on Turk Street near Market Street. From the group’s Twitter feed: The installation is composed of some durable white tape and the same safe hit posts they’ve put in before. The lane goes west from the intersection with […]
Casey Hildreth, Martha Kuntzen, Mark Dreger, and Elizabeth Bremner at the outdoor open house on Octavia.  All photos by Roger Rudick/Streetsblog

Eyes on the Street: Octavia for People

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Today marks the end of a week-long closure of Octavia, from Linden to Hayes along Patricia’s Green. It was part of an SFMTA sponsored “open streets” event and open house to get feedback on the future of how streets are used in Hayes Valley. From the SFMTA website: The SFMTA has scheduled a series of […]
Josie Ahrens, Neighborhood Organizer for Walk SF, stops to admire some tactical urbanism on Page Street. All photos Roger Rudick/Streetsblog SF

A Hopeful but Somber Walk to Work Day

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Walk to Work day started badly this morning–very badly. A volunteer–the name withheld for privacy–was hit by a car somewhere on the way to the event, which started at Market and Duboce. “This is insane,” said Cathy Deluca, incoming acting director of Walk San Francisco. “People should be able to walk the streets of San […]