Officials Launch Presidio Slow Streets Program; Traffic Prohibited On Select StreetsSeveral streets in San Francisco's Presidio will close to vehicle traffic starting this weekend, adding to other streets elsewhere in the city that have been closed in order to allow pedestrians room to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Bay Area Residents Rediscover The Joys Of Cycling During PandemicJoel Johnson first bought a multipurpose bike to avoid the germs on crowded buses and trains but then discovered a passion for pedaling around San Francisco, where some streets are now closed to traffic.
Oakland Adds 5 More Miles Of Roads To Slow Streets ProgramOakland city officials on Thursday announced an additional five miles of streets that will receive soft closures to help support physical distancing during the COVID-19 coronavirus response.
Alameda Joins Oakland, San Francisco In 'Slow Streets' Program During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceThe city of Alameda will begin a "slow streets" pilot program on Thursday.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Shelter Order Extended To End Of May; Golden Gate Park's JFK Drive Limited To PedestriansMayor London Breed announced Monday that San Francisco's stay-at-home order will be extended to the of May and that a portion of Golden Gate Park's main thoroughfare -- JFK Drive -- will be shut down to traffic to give pedestrians and joggers room to practice social distancing while getting some fresh air.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Unveils Its Slow Street Program To Help With Social DistancingFollowing Oakland's lead, San Francisco officials unveiled a list of 11 city streets that will be partially shutdown to through traffic to allow residents to take walks while maintaining social distancing until the current coronavirus shelter in place order.
Oakland Seeks To Expand 'Slow Streets' Program During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceOakland city officials are asking the community to provide feedback on its plans for expanding the "Oakland Slow Streets" program
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Closing Some Streets To Allow For Pedestrian And Bicycle Traffic, Social DistancingThe City of Oakland unveiled a new initiative Friday to close a number of streets to motorized vehicle traffic and designate them for pedestrians, bicyclists and wheelchair users.