A 5-year-old boy and his babysitter are recovering at a hospital after being struck by a vehicle while walking in San Francisco’s Richmond District Monday evening.
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.
An elderly woman who was fatally struck by a concrete truck in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood on Thursday afternoon has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 90-year-old Mildred Lusardi.
San Francisco pedestrian crashes, and fatal crashes are increasing, and causing city leaders and advocacy groups to demand change. Which intersections and streets are most dangerous?
A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman Friday afternoon in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood, police said.
San Francisco city leaders and police officials pledged during a joint hearing at City Hall Thursday night to strengthen enforcement of traffic violations and work to prevent fatal collisions as more and more cars, bicycles and pedestrians make their way around the city.
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.
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.
Hours after Bay Area drivers made their way across the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span for the first time on Monday night, dozens of people pedaled and walked on the span’s newly opened bike and pedestrian path Tueday morning.
With the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge opening in less than two weeks, bridge officials on Thursday highlighted the bike and pedestrian path that will be part of the new structure.