Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Pedestrians

Study: SF’s Severe Traffic Injuries Have Been Heavily Underestimated

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The number of severe traffic injuries inflicted on San Francisco’s streets has been grossly underestimated, according to hospital researchers. In one year, more than 60 percent of San Francisco’s severe traffic injuries were not identified in SFPD reports — until now, the city’s sole source of injury data — according to a new study [PDF] by researchers at the SF […]

As Long as Speed Is King, People Will Get Hurt at Oak, Fell, and Masonic

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There’s no mystery to why drivers continue to run people over where Masonic Avenue crosses the Panhandle, at Oak and Fell Streets. The three streets are designed like residential freeways, yet the city has no plans to remove traffic lanes to slow speeds and reduce injuries. On Wednesday, a driver hit two joggers at Oak and Masonic […]