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Pedestrian Deaths

A San Francisco Police motorcycle officer. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Issuing More Traffic Citations To Curb Pedestrian Deaths

The number of traffic citations issued by police in San Francisco has risen through the first three months of 2014 due to an enforcement effort to stem the surge of pedestrian fatalities in the city, a police captain said at community meeting on Wednesday.

04/10/2014

Accident Scene

KCBS In Depth: Vision Zero, The Plan To End Pedestrian Deaths On San Francisco Streets

KCBS’ Patti Reising and Ed Ed Cavagnaro sit down with Nicole Schneider, the executive director for Walk SF’, San Francisco’s only pedestrian advocacy nonprofit group, to discuss the rising number of pedestrian injuries and death and Vision Zero—a plan, started in Sweden, to reduce the number of deaths to zero in ten years.

03/24/2014

A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Adopts Policy That Seeks To Eliminate Pedestrian, Cyclist Traffic Deaths

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.

02/04/2014

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Pedestrian Safety Highlights Mission’s Cesar Chavez Street Project

The Cesar Chavez Streetscape Project in San Francisco’s Mission highlights safety features for pedestrians, but also includes new bike lanes and a tree-lined median.

01/30/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

San Francisco Mayor, Police Chief Seek Ways To Curb Pedestrian Deaths

Since New Year’s Eve, three pedestrians have been fatally struck by vehicles on San Francisco streets. The rise in deaths has prompted the mayor and police chief to take action to make streets safer.

01/09/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

SF Taxi Association Wants Stricter Rideshare Service Rules After Deadly Accident

San Francisco cab drivers are lobbying state lawmakers to require rival ride-share services to have the same insurance rules that they do.

01/07/2014

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

San Francisco Pedestrian Deaths On Track To Surpass Past Year’s Statistics

According to San Francisco Police Department statistics, the number of pedestrians killed in the city this year is likely to surpass figures from 2011. The city is now working to implement new safety measures.

07/26/2012

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