Transit officials are fast tracking a plan to install traffic lights at one of San Francisco’s most dangerous intersections. Officials said installing traffic lights usually takes years and hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Crews will begin installing traffic signals this week at an intersection on San Francisco’s Sunset Boulevard where an elderly man was fatally struck in February and two other pedestrian accidents have occurred this year.
There’s only so much available room on San Francisco’s streets, and it seems to be shrinking daily. As a result, a turf war is brewing between those worried about pedestrian safety and those worried about fire safety.
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.