pedestrian safety

A report from the budget analyst estimates The City will spend $66 million on pedestrian safety projects in the next five years. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Pedestrian deaths remain steady as SF rolls out new safety measures

Unreliable pedestrian injury data may mean San Francisco’s streets are more dangerous…

 

Safety changes planned, others discarded, where Paratransit bus fatally struck woman

The curb where an elderly woman was fatally struck by a Paratransit…

 

A “pedestrian scramble” allows people to cross the street diagonally as traffic is stopped. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown pedestrian ‘scramble’ will be installed where senior citizen was fatally struck

Chinatown residents are breathing a sigh of relief as a much-called for…

 

SFMTA targeting speedsters for pedestrian safety projects in 2016

SFMTA targeting speedsters for pedestrian safety projects in 2016

Targeting speedsters on The City’s streets is at the top of the…

SFMTA targeting speedsters for pedestrian safety projects in 2016

Marina woman who struck children in SUV charged with felonies, released on bail

A 30-year-old Marina district woman who struck two children in an SUV…

In an effort to preserve The City’s iconic cable cars, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is seeking to launch a pilot program that would prohibit private automobiles from driving on a segment of Powell Street for an 18-month period. (Eric Risberg/AP)

SFMTA vote may make Powell Street carless

Part of Powell Street may soon be closed to automobiles, in an…

In an effort to preserve The City’s iconic cable cars, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is seeking to launch a pilot program that would prohibit private automobiles from driving on a segment of Powell Street for an 18-month period. (Eric Risberg/AP)
New pedestrian banners were unveiled in SoMa on Wednesday, encouraging drivers to slow down. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New safety banners fly high

City leaders are throwing the kitchen sink at stemming pedestrian deaths on…

New pedestrian banners were unveiled in SoMa on Wednesday, encouraging drivers to slow down. (Connor Hunt/Special to S.F. Examiner)
City officials have sketched out a plan to improve pedestrian safety in Chinatown. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

New plan sketches roadmap for Chinatown pedestrian safety

Thousands of San Francisco tourists each year flock to Chinatown as an…

City officials have sketched out a plan to improve pedestrian safety in Chinatown. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Public invited to weigh in on Lombard Street project

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell is hosting a public open house Wednesday…

A woman exits the 28-19th Avenue Muni bus on 19th Avenue and Lawton Street on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

28-19th Avenue Muni project to improve safety, speed

The days of sardine-can conditions on Muni’s 28-19th Avenue line may soon…

A woman exits the 28-19th Avenue Muni bus on 19th Avenue and Lawton Street on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerPedestrians in the financial district cross the street against the signals

Advocates blast SF mayor for backlog of pedestrian-safety projects

City government knows which streets are most dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists,…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerPedestrians in the financial district cross the street against the signals
Mike koozmin/2013 s.f. Examiner FIle photoSolar-powered signals on poles have replaced in-ground indicators at five pedestrian crosswalks in South San Francisco. The move is expected to save money and improve safety.

South City upgrades five crosswalks for pedestrian safety

South San Francisco has upgraded five pedestrian crosswalks in a continuing effort…

Mike koozmin/2013 s.f. Examiner FIle photoSolar-powered signals on poles have replaced in-ground indicators at five pedestrian crosswalks in South San Francisco. The move is expected to save money and improve safety.
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerLakeshore Elementary School students explore a life-size street simulation Monday as part of The City’s wider efforts to eliminate pedestrian fatalities.

Life-size street simulation teaches elementary students pedestrian safety

San Francisco officials are taking pedestrian-safety efforts to a new level --…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerLakeshore Elementary School students explore a life-size street simulation Monday as part of The City’s wider efforts to eliminate pedestrian fatalities.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoA tribute marks the spot where a girl was fatally hit at Polk and Ellis streets Dec. 31.

More San Francisco agencies signing on to pedestrian safety initiative Vision Zero

San Francisco’s police and public health departments didn’t wait to formally adopt…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoA tribute marks the spot where a girl was fatally hit at Polk and Ellis streets Dec. 31.
Mike Hendrickson/Special to the S.F. EXAMINERPolice are revising a policy regarding ticketing individuals such as jaywalkers.

Jaywalking ticket issued to pedestrian hit by car rescinded

This week, a San Francisco police officer visited an elderly man who…

Mike Hendrickson/Special to the S.F. EXAMINERPolice are revising a policy regarding ticketing individuals such as jaywalkers.
MIke Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerSFPD is issuing more tickets in an effort to improve pedestrian safety.

SF issues more tickets as part of pedestrian safety push

As their piece of The City’s push to reduce pedestrian fatalities, San…

MIke Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerSFPD is issuing more tickets in an effort to improve pedestrian safety.

91-year-old woman dies after being struck by cement truck

An elderly woman was killed after being struck by a concrete truck…

2 walkers hurt in street collisions

A pedestrian was seriously injured early Wednesday morning in a collision after…

ERIC SUN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERA 78-year-old was fatally struck Tuesday while crossing Sunset Boulevard. Three people who were in the car were hospitalized.

Driver arrested after fatal pedestrian collision in SF's Sunset district

A 71-year-old woman has been arrested for a gruesome collision that killed…

ERIC SUN/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERA 78-year-old was fatally struck Tuesday while crossing Sunset Boulevard. Three people who were in the car were hospitalized.

Letters: Police enforcement needed

➤ “Vision of zero pedestrian deaths,” The City, Wednesday Police enforcement needed…