San Francisco Official Wants To Slow Speeding Drivers Along Pedestrian Hazardous Stretches Of Geary BlvdIn the wake of a pedestrian death two months ago, Supervisor Dean Preston has announced changes in speed limits coming to busy Geary Blvd.
Deadly San Jose Streets Claim Another Pedestrian's LifeA woman became San Jose's 22nd pedestrian fatality of the year early Monday after she was killed by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said.
Victim Identified In Oakland Sidewalk Crash That Killed 2 Pedestrians Friday NightOne of two pedestrians killed by a speeding car in Oakland on Friday night has been identified.
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.
KCBS In Depth: Vision Zero, The Plan To End Pedestrian Deaths On San Francisco StreetsKCBS’ Patti Reising and Ed Ed Cavagnaro sit down with Nicole Schneider, the executive director for Walk SF', San Francisco’s only pedestrian advocacy nonprofit group, to discuss the rising number of pedestrian injuries and death and Vision Zero—a plan, started in Sweden, to reduce the number of deaths to zero in ten years.
SFMTA Adopts Policy That Seeks To Eliminate Pedestrian, Cyclist Traffic DeathsSan Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has adopted a Vision Zero Policy to eliminate pedestrian and cyclist fatalities within a decade.
Pedestrian Safety Highlights Mission’s Cesar Chavez Street Project The Cesar Chavez Streetscape Project in San Francisco's Mission highlights safety features for pedestrians, but also includes new bike lanes and a tree-lined median.
San Francisco Mayor, Police Chief Seek Ways To Curb Pedestrian DeathsSince New Year’s Eve, three pedestrians have been fatally struck by vehicles on San Francisco streets. The rise in deaths has prompted the mayor and police chief to take action to make streets safer.
SF Taxi Association Wants Stricter Rideshare Service Rules After Deadly AccidentSan Francisco cab drivers are lobbying state lawmakers to require rival ride-share services to have the same insurance rules that they do.
San Francisco Pedestrian Deaths On Track To Surpass Past Year’s StatisticsAccording to San Francisco Police Department statistics, the number of pedestrians killed in the city this year is likely to surpass figures from 2011. The city is now working to implement new safety measures.