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Nineteenth Avenue is one of The City’s busiest corridors — and also one of the most dangerous for pedestrians. (Shutterstock)

Groundbreaking on long-awaited plans to bring faster Muni service, traffic calming and enhanced pedestrian safety to 19th Avenue will begin in November, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced earlier this week.

One of The City’s most highly trafficked corridors — as well as one of its most dangerous — 19th Avenue is set to get wider sidewalks at key transit and pedestrian intersections and traffic signal modifications to give people traveling by foot more time to cross the wide, busy street.

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