Jun 19 by jason

Five major bike gaps in the Bay Area

As Bay Area cities redesign their streets to better accommodate safe bicycling, key gaps in the region’s infrastructure become ever more apparent. Much of the growth in bicycling…

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May 27 by jason

How dangerous is your street?

Last week we looked at the Dangerous by Design report. One of the useful features is the map tool, which overlays the locations of every pedestrian fatality in…

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Apr 02 by jason

Cities battle Caltrans over street design

As cities across California seek to build safer, healthier, greener “complete streets,” many have come into conflict with Caltrans over what constitutes an acceptable (and legally defensible) design….

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Mar 12 by jason

San Francisco unveils WalkFirst program

Last Thursday, Mayor Ed Lee launched the WalkFirst Capital Improvement Program (PDF link) as a means of addressing the city’s pedestrian safety crisis. The WalkFirst Program is the…

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Jan 10 by jason

San Francisco Pedestrian Fatalities

2013 saw the highest number of pedestrian fatalities in San Francisco since 2007. 21 pedestrians were killed last year and 3 pedestrians have already been killed since New…

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