Apr 20 by jason

Cause Marketing Case Study: Walk to Work Day

Friday, April 6th was the 8th Annual Walk to Work Day and GJEL partnered with pedestrian activist group Walk SF to promote the event and bring attention to pedestrian safety throughout the Bay Area. Campaign Goal: The goal of the campaign was to not only encourage people to commute on foot, but also get them…

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Feb 24 by jason

Lack of police action over pedestrian injury poses a major concern

An incident last week in which a man using a crosswalk was hospitalized after being hit by a shuttle bus only served to exacerbate feelings that when it comes to pedestrians getting hit, police are reluctant to take action against drivers…even when the driver is clearly at fault. Video footage of the collision shows that…

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Jan 11 by GJEL

GJEL Word on the Streets Episode 1 Highlights

We’re experimenting with a new technology from the folks at Vokle that will help us connect with some of the leading voices in street safety with video webcasts we’re calling “Word on the Streets.” We experienced a few audio/visual difficulties with the first go ’round, but our guests, Elizabeth Stampe from Walk SF and Wendy Alfsen…

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Dec 20 by Beckley

Congratulations to the winner of our first Winter Charity Contest!

The votes are in, counted, and recounted! We are very happy to announce that TransFormCA will receive the grand prize of $1,500 after winning nearly 40 percent of the first place votes. We know that the money will be put to great use by this growing organization. People connected with their work to make Alameda…

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Dec 14 by Beckley

An interview with Walk SF Executive Director Elizabeth Stampe

Walk San Francisco is one of our favorite organizations at GJEL. In fact, this winter we’re contributing to a $5,000 match for their end of year donation drive (donate now!). They have been extremely active and effective in their street safety advocacy, helping to make San Francisco safer for all. They are also one of…

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