San Francisco police have put the word out they're looking for an unidentified driver who hit two pedestrians as they walked through the Cow Hollow neighborhood last weekend. Read More
Bicyclists and pedestrians will be sharing the east sidewalk of the Golden Gate Bridge for nearly three months starting in January due to trail restoration work, the latest in a series of construction projects on the famed span. Read More
After nearly five months of cramped conditions on the Golden Gate Bridge, the bike and pedestrian traffic flows on the span were expected to return to normal this weekend — almost.
The bridge district, which normally designates the east sidewalk for pedestrians, and the west sidewalk for bicyclists (most of the time), had to shift the two groups around this year due to needed construction work on the span. Read More
New painted lines and explanatory signs have been added to the east sidewalk of the Golden Gate Bridge to help ease congestion brought on by the recent closure of the western walkway.
Since May 31, pedestrians and cyclists have complained about the cramped conditions on the eastern sidewalk of the span, which can feature as many as 16,000 visitors on a busy day. Read More
With San Francisco in the middle of updating its 25-year transportation plan, officials from one of The City’s transit planning agencies will meet with the public next week to discuss details of the ambitious undertaking.
The City’s 25-year plan includes objectives for moving commuters of out their cars and on to alternative modes of travel, such as public transit, cycling and walking. Read More
Monday was a typical busy afternoon on the Golden Gate Bridge. Tourists snapped photos and gawked at the cityscape, parents pushed strollers and held their kids’ hands, and joggers dodged and weaved through dense crowds.
But the span will feel much busier starting today, when the western sidewalk shuts down for four months and thousands of cyclists and pedestrians commingle. Read More
Mandatory 15 mph speed limits near all school zones, increased investment on injury prediction models, and focused enforcement efforts in dangerous areas are all part of a new initiative aimed at reducing serious and fatal pedestrian injuries in San Francisco by 25 percent during the next five years. Read More
Believe it or not, there is actually a science to people-watching.
Tracking down and counting pedestrians on city streets is an important tool for developing urban transportation policies and next week the Metropolitan Transportation Commission will hold conferences to discuss best practices for pedestrian data modeling, planning and advocacy. Read More
Fatalities and injuries from traffic collisions are down sharply this year in San Francisco, with both categories on pace for their lowest annual total in over a decade. Read More
A Panhandle intersection notorious for its danger to pedestrians and cyclists is poised to be reconfigured.
The Fell Street-Masonic Avenue intersection, from March 2003 through February 2008, has had 18 reported collisions involving a motorist turning left from Fell Street onto Masonic Avenue and striking a person, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. Fifteen bicyclists and three pedestrians were injured in the collisions. Read More