The 21 pedestrian deaths in 2013 in San Francisco has spurred a new focus in City Hall on how to make the city’s streets safer for those on foot.
A pedestrian was injured in a crash Wednesday at the same Sunset Boulevard intersection where an elderly man was killed crossing the street just two weeks ago.
A pedestrian remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a pre-dawn hit-and-run crash in the Mission District on Thursday, according to San Francisco police.
A long simmering debate about how San Francisco police deal with bicyclists involved in vehicle crashes has reached City Hall after complaints stemming from a fatal accident South of Market this summer.
A new traffic beacon installed at the corner of Sloat Blvd. and Forest View Dr. is the first of its kind in San Francisco and only the second in the state.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday approved a legislation package designed to improve pedestrian safety. The full board was expected to consider it next week.
San Francisco will re-design some of its most dangerous intersections, adjusting the timing traffic signals and fixing cross walks curb ramps all over the city, with the goal of cutting pedestrian deaths in half by the end of the decade, Mayor Ed Lee said Friday.
A San Francisco judge ruled Thursday that a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in a Castro District crosswalk should stand trial for felony vehicular manslaughter rather than lesser charges sought by the defense.
Mountain View police have cracked down on speeding along California Avenue after public outcry over two recent crashes that killed pedestrians.
40 percent of the victims in pedestrian accidents are senior citizens. A coalition of public-transit advocates are pushing for improvements to make Oakland city streets safer to walk.