City Hall Rally for Vision Zero

From SFBC:

Join a wide coalition of community groups on the steps of City Hall next Tuesday at noon and tell Mayor Ed Lee, the SFPD, the SFMTA and the District Attorney to commit to eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries over the next 10 years and protect the safety of their fellow San Franciscans.

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