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An SFFD truck parked on a bike lane in Mission Bay. Photo taken around noon on Dec. 15, 2017, by Streetsblog/Rudick

Firefighters Try to Hose Vision Zero

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Safe-streets advocates were outraged today to read that some San Francisco firefighters are still vying to veto Vision Zero projects. According to a story in yesterday’s SF Examiner, Firefighters Local 798 sent a questionnaire to all the mayoral candidates which included: “Do you support giving the SFFD Fire Marshall more discretion and the ability to reject any Vision Zero […]
Advocates pushing fro safe streets, last year at SF City Hall. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

SPUR Talk: the Future of Advocacy in the Bay Area

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“I lived in Noe Valley, in a rent-controlled unit, and a neighbor wanted to turn a one-story building into a two-unit building–and the neighborhood lost their mind,” recalled Laura Clark, at Tuesday evening’s panel discussion on the future of advocacy in the Bay Area. She got so mad at her neighbors’ reactions that she started […]