SF Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

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Advocates: Despite Bike-Ped Death, Cars Still Greatest Danger to Peds

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In the midst of a wave of media attention around the recent bicycle-pedestrian death in the Castro, walking and bicycling advocates today re-affirmed the greatest dangers facing pedestrians on San Francisco’s streets: high-speed roads and dangerous driving behavior. In a KQED radio forum this morning, Walk SF Executive Director Elizabeth Stampe, SF Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) Executive Director Leah Shahum, […]

City’s Pedestrian Crash Toll Dwarfs Preventative Safety Costs

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Two to three people are hit by cars every day on San Francisco’s dangerously motorized streets, and researchers are beginning to paint a clearer picture of the economic toll. The more than 800 pedestrian crashes a year are racking up a $76 million bill for injuries, reports the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC), and advocates […]

This Week: Help Shape a More Pedestrian-Friendly Potrero

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Tomorrow evening, city staffers will hold a community meeting to look at potential pedestrian safety and public realm improvements on Potrero Avenue at SF General Hospital. SPUR will also host a forum looking at the future of transportation along SF’s waterfront. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Assessing Waterfront Transportation. […]