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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims taking place this Sunday

Families of victims killed in traffic collisions will gather this Sunday for the…

 

Join Walk SF on a tour of the Bay Area Ridge Trail. (Courtesy James Gaither/flickr.com/photos/jim-sf)

Navigating the creeks, canyons and tunnels of the Ridge Trail

In 1969, about 89 percent of children who lived within a mile…

 

A plan to make Stockton Street car-free once the Central Subway is completed is the subject of debate within the community. (Courtesy rendering)

Pedestrian group tries to save car-free Stockton Street proposal

Politically powerful Chinatown community organizer Rose Pak put her foot down on…

 

Join Walk San Francisco on a tour of Chinatown, the most densely populated neighborhood was of Manhattan. (Anna Latino/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Navigating Chinatown’s key corridors and alleyways

It’s impossible to think about San Francisco without thinking about its iconic…

Join Walk San Francisco on a tour of Chinatown, the most densely populated neighborhood was of Manhattan. (Anna Latino/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Take a trip with Walk SF to Corona Heights, pictured, Buena Vista Park and Tank Hill. (Courtesy Jay Wilson via Flickr)

Trek San Francisco’s lesser known trio of peaks

It’s summer time in San Francisco, which means the weather has turned…

Take a trip with Walk SF to Corona Heights, pictured, Buena Vista Park and Tank Hill. (Courtesy Jay Wilson via Flickr)
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SFPD issues 7,000 fewer traffic citations than last year so far, but pulls ahead on safety

San Francisco police officers are citing fewer traffic scofflaws than in years…

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Heron’s Head Park on San Francisco’s southern waterfront is home to the Western snowy plover. (Courtesy Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network)

Discovering the trees, plants of SF’s southern waterfront

The Dogpatch was once part of Mexico’s 1844 Potrero Nuevo (“new pasture”…

Heron’s Head Park on San Francisco’s southern waterfront is home to the Western snowy plover. (Courtesy Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network)
San Francisco's ever-changing Mission Bay neighborhood is rich with history and potential for the future. (Courtesy Todd Quam 2015/District Development)

Journey with Walk SF through Mission Bay

If there’s one constant in San Francisco, it’s change. Perhaps no place…

San Francisco's ever-changing Mission Bay neighborhood is rich with history and potential for the future. (Courtesy Todd Quam 2015/District Development)
Alvin Lester speaks to a crowd at San Francisco’s first World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Lester’s son Arman was skateboarding when he was killed by a vehicle. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Mourners march to remember those killed in traffic collisions, push for change

In life, their paths never crossed. Sunday night, however, their families came…

Alvin Lester speaks to a crowd at San Francisco’s first World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Lester’s son Arman was skateboarding when he was killed by a vehicle. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Upper Market gets red light turn restrictions, painted ped safety zones

Safety measures implemented as part of San Francisco's Upper Market Street Safety…

Ben Margot/2010 AP file photoMayor Ed Lee introduced a “Be Nice

Lee unveils push for pedestrian safety measures

As a coalition calls on Mayor Ed Lee to support a plan…

Ben Margot/2010 AP file photoMayor Ed Lee introduced a “Be Nice
Ben Margot/2010 AP file photoMayor Ed Lee introduced a “Be Nice

New effort to put SF resources into pedestrian safety

Several city agencies have jointly launched a pedestrian safety program aimed at…

Ben Margot/2010 AP file photoMayor Ed Lee introduced a “Be Nice
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Pedestrian-vehicle injury collisions rising in San Francisco

The number of injury collisions involving vehicles and pedestrians is on the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner
Officials have imposed a 5 mph cut — from 30 to 25 mph — on parts of Howard

Speed limits on some SoMa streets dropping to 25 mph

Multiple lanes, one-way directions and access to heavily used commuter freeways can…

Officials have imposed a 5 mph cut — from 30 to 25 mph — on parts of Howard

Walking in San Francisco can be a fatal experience

Pedestrian deaths comprise more than half of all traffic fatalities in San…