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

San Francisco Examines Potential Speed Limit Reductions To Achieve Ending Pedestrian Fatalities

San Francisco will consider lowering speed limits on city streets to as low as 20 miles an hour in some cases to achieve its goal of ending pedestrian fatalities.

06/25/2014

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55 Mph Speed Limit Pitched To Cut Bay Area Pollution

Bay Area transportation leaders are weighing several ideas to help comply with state mandates to improve the regions air quality. Among them, dropping the speed limit on freeways from 65 mph to 55 mph.

04/20/2012

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CHP Steps Up Bay Bridge S-Curve Speed Patrol

The California Highway Patrol is stepping up patrols on the Bay Bridge to make sure that the 40 miles an hour speed limit is enforced on the s-curve.

12/17/2011

San Jose Lawmakers Say ‘Not So Fast’ To 15 MPH Near Schools

Some San Jose lawmakers aren’t on board with the proposal to reduce speed limits near schools because they say a cost is involved.

11/12/2011

San Jose Councilman Wants To Lower Speed Limit Near Schools

This comes following the passage of AB321, a state law that allows cities to lower the speed limit around schools to 15 miles per hour.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/30/2011

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San Francisco Lowers School Zone Speed Limits

The goal is to improve pedestrian safety and cut injuries and fatalities by 50 percent over the next decade.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/19/2011

A bicyclist rides near the Golden Gate Bridge on National Bike To Work Day May 21, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Plans To Slow Golden Gate Bridge Cyclists Met With Strong Opposition

Plans to put the brakes on bicyclists riding across the Golden Gate Bridge has cycling enthusiasts crying foul in this city of two-wheeled activism.

CBS San Francisco–04/23/2011

A bicyclist rides near the Golden Gate Bridge on National Bike To Work Day May 21, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Delay Vote On Cyclists’ Speed Limit

Golden Gate Bridge officials agreed Thursday to put off deciding on a proposal to set a 10 mph speed limit for bicyclists on the bridge.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/21/2011

A bicyclist rides near the Golden Gate Bridge on National Bike To Work Day May 21, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cyclists Could Face Fines For Speed On Golden Gate Bridge

A bridge board committee was expected to hear more about the proposal, which would include $100 citations for offenders, on Thursday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/19/2011

SJ Drivers Warned of New Speed Limit Around Trace Elementary

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS) – San Jose drivers are being warned of a new, lower speed limit in place around Trace Elementary School. Previously, the speed limit around the campus was 25 mph. Now, drivers […]

08/17/2010

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