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Kids at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco show off their reflective wristbands on April 10, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

San Francisco Elementary School Kids Get Important Lesson On Pedestrian Safety

Students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco were given reflective slap wristbands to help them stand out when they are walking, while getting some advice from Police Chief Greg Suhr.

04/10/2014

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

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Pedestrian Struck Near Stockton Tunnel In San Francisco

A pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle in San Francisco Friday morning near the Stockton Tunnel, police said.

04/04/2014

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Approved Transportation Project Seeks To Change SF Muni’s Negative Narrative

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors unanimously approved the Transit Effectiveness Project on Friday, touted as the city’s first major transportation overhaul in 30 years.

03/28/2014

Authorities on the scene after a 5-year-old boy and his babysitter were struck by a car at 37th Avenue and Fulton Street in San Francisco's Richmond District on March 10, 2014. (CBS)

Car Strikes Boy, Babysitter In San Francisco’s Richmond Dist.

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.

03/10/2014

Students in San Francisco being trained to be crossing guards on March 3, 2014. (Commodore Sloat Elementary School)

Parents Behave Better With Children As Crossing Guards, SF Schools Roll Out Kid Patrols

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.

03/03/2014

(CBS)

90-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck By Concrete Truck In San Francisco

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.

02/21/2014

Intersection where a pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco.

The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San Francisco

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?

02/13/2014

A woman was struck by a Lyft ridesharing car in San Francisco's Nob Hill on January 17, 2014. (CBS)

Elderly Woman Hospitalized After Being Struck By Lyft Vehicle In SF’s Nob Hill

A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman Friday afternoon in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood, police said.

01/17/2014

Accident Scene in Tenderloin

San Francisco Pledges To Boost Traffic Safety After Deadly Crashes

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.

01/17/2014

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