Pedestrians

Bike involved in fatal collision with cement truck near AT&T Park that killed a cyclist.

Truckers Face New Requirements For San Francisco’s Vision Zero Traffic-Safety Initiative

Many professional truck drivers who travel in San Francisco will soon be required to take a safety training program as part of the city’s Vision Zero action strategy to meet the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities by 2024.

02/10/2015

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San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some Areas

A new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.

02/05/2015

Traffic in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood. (SFMTA)

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Wants To Know Most Dangerous Streets, Starts #ParkingDirtySF Social Media Campaign

This comes as San Francisco officials are looking to crack down on drivers who double park or “block the box.”

12/24/2014

(Photo Credit: Richard Masoner/Cyclelicious via Flickr)

San Jose To Ban Bicycling On Sidewalks On Some Downtown Streets

Residents in the downtown area have said many bicyclists make walking on sidewalks dangerous, while bike riders have argues streets are not properly marked and too narrow to bike on.

12/03/2014

San Jose Bicycle Lanes

San Jose City Council Vote Could Ban Riding Bicycles On Downtown Sidewalks

It may soon be against the rules to ride your bike on sidewalks in downtown San Jose. After 18 months of talks with seniors, cyclists and downtown businesses, City Council will vote on the issue Tuesday.

12/01/2014

Crosswalks Upgraded

5 Pedestrian Crosswalks In South City Upgraded With Solar-Powered LED Signals

The city of South San Francisco has upgraded five pedestrian crosswalks in a continuing effort to enhance pedestrian safety.

11/29/2014

Pedestrians on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

More Than 20,000 Sign Petition To Block Proposed Sidewalk Toll On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors has been considering a fee for pedestrians and bicyclists who cross the span.

11/27/2014

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Pedestrian-Safety Advocates Call For Changes To Tour-Bus Regulations

Pedestrian safety advocates rallied in front of San Francisco City Hall on Friday to get tour-bus drivers prohibited from simultaneously acting as tour guides.

11/07/2014

2013 San Francisco Marathon

Golden Gate Bridge District Vote Keeps Sidewalk-Toll Plan For Cyclists-Pedestrians On The Table

A proposal to look into charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to use the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge will move forward after the bridge district board took a Friday vote.

10/24/2014

Pedestrians on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Pedestrian-Cyclist Toll Coming To The Golden Gate Bridge? District Facing $33 Million Deficit

The Golden Gate Bridge District is revisiting a proposal to charge a sidewalk toll for people who walk or bike across the iconic span.

10/21/2014

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