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Moving Forward on Automatic Speed Enforcement Cameras

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Last week, Assemblymember David Chiu, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, representatives from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), traffic injury victims, surviving family members, and others met at Zuckerberg San Francisco Hospital trauma center to announce the introduction of Assembly Bill 342, also known as the Safe Streets Act […]
Can more precise GPS make streets safer? Image: Swift Navigation

SPUR Talk: Location Data and the Future of the City

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Yesterday afternoon, at a presentation at the SF Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association’s (SPUR) downtown San Francisco center, Rob Hranac of Swift Navigation and Andreas Viglakis of Mapbox discussed how developments in mapping and location technology will enhance safety, bring about truly autonomous cars, and improve our understanding of demographics and the urban environment. Autonomous […]
A handful of the 80 or so volunteers who spent MLK day cleaning and beautifying Oakland. Photo: Streetsblog

Cleaning Streets to Celebrate Martin Luther King

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Yesterday morning, some 80 volunteers came to a Martin Luther King Jr. National Service Day event in Fruitvale, organized by the Oakland Office of Public Works, the City of Oakland, and Oakland City Councilmember Noel Gallo. The volunteers, who assembled near the BART station at 9, collected trash from nearby streets and public spaces, trimmed trees, and gardened the grounds of the Oakland Animal Shelter.
Professor Henderson with his bike in Denmark.

SF Prof Studies Copenhagen’s Bike Infrastructure

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Jason Henderson is a geography professor at San Francisco State, writer of the book Street Fight: The Struggle over Urban Mobility in San Francisco, co-author of Low Car(Bon) Communities: Inspiring Car-Free and Car-Lite Urban Futures, and a Streetsblog contributor. Henderson recently returned from a sabbatical in Denmark, where he studied the intersection of bicycle infrastructure, housing, […]