SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— On Tuesday, San Francisco tallied another pedestrian who was struck by a car and killed, this time in the city’s Sunset District. Just as that collision occurred, a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency was meeting on pedestrian and bicyclist safety was underway in another part of town.

The agency adopted the SFMTA Board of Director-approved Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.

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“People shouldn’t be getting hurt, let alone killed on our streets,” said San Francisco Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin.

The policy has three elements, which include; enforcement, education and engineering.

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“We’ve been working with epidemiologists with the Department of Public Health Reiskin said of their data-driven approach. “We know where the problems are. We know what the solutions are at each high-injury corridor and intersection. Now it’s a matter of implementing.”

Transportation officials work with police to help target enforcement resources. The city is close to securing a grant for ongoing education efforts.

“We’re launching with the mayor’s office a significant public outreach campaign and public service announcements,” he said.

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Capital improvements could take years. The framework for the Vision Zero Policy was introduced by Supervisors Jane Kim, John Avalos and Norman Yee.