This Evening on Talk 910: Gil Gross Talks Ped Safety With Streetsblog

Tune in to 910 AM at 6 p.m. for Gil Gross’ show, where I’ll be on the air to discuss SF’s recent spate of pedestrian crashes, the SFPD’s habit of blaming pedestrian victims, and what we can do to make our streets safer. For a preview of the show, you can check out Gross’s August discussion about research on “distracted walking.”

Update: The 10-minute interview is available for listening here.

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