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Students in San Francisco being trained to be crossing guards on March 3, 2014. (Commodore Sloat Elementary School)

Parents Behave Better With Children As Crossing Guards, SF Schools Roll Out Kid Patrols

The new program, implemented Monday at Commodore Sloat Elementary School, comes following a rash of vehicle versus pedestrian collisions in San Francisco over the past year, several of which were fatal.

03/03/2014

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Struggles With Spate Of Pedestrian Fatalities

Questions remain on what can be done by city leaders, transit officials and the police department to decrease the number of fatalities on San Francisco streets.

02/05/2014

Tourists ride bicycles on a newly constructed bike path near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFPD Says Car Vs. Pedestrian Crashes Are On The Rise

Despite a campaign by San Francisco Police to crack down on speeding drivers and those who fail to yield or other behavioral problems, pedestrians-vehicle collisions in San Francisco are at a 12-year high, according to police data.

10/29/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Drivers Urged To Slow Down For Pedestrians

San Francisco drivers are being reminded to slow down while driving through the city during this holiday season, a time when more pedestrians take to the streets.

11/29/2011

A Dead Gray Whale Near The Golden Gate Bridge April 22, 2000. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Studies Whale Safety In San Francisco Bay

The Coast Guard is looking at ways to avoid contact between large shipping vessels in and around the San Francisco Bay and whales.

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