SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Keeping the streets safe in San Francisco – it’s a constant struggle for transit officials in the city. Now, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is taking to social media to try to help track down the most dangerous streets and intersections.
Earlier this month, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Police Chief Greg Suhr and Ed Reiskin, Director of Transportation for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced plans to crackdown on drivers who double park or “block the box.”READ MORE: Dixie Fire Update: Homes Burn; Firefighters Wage Desperate Battle With Wall Of Flames In Indian Falls
Sgt. Monica McDonald with the San Francisco Police Department said traffic enforcement is already focusing on the area of the Van Ness corridor and Civic Center. “One thing leads to the next and we have one driver blocking the box and then, no one else can get across the intersection,” she said.