Recent Streetsblog posts about Pedestrian Safety

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The Cultural Lag on Safety at DOTs

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On Tuesday, Streetsblog covered a talk about protected bike lanes. Ryan Russo, head of Oakland’s newly formed Department of Transportation, and Mike Sallaberry, Project Manager for SFMTA’s Livable Streets division, supported the panel’s conclusion that protected bike lanes must become the new normal for street design. But two days later, I went through MacArthur BART station and […]
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And the Victim Blaming Continues

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There was a bit of a dust-up late Friday on Twitter when the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition called out Caltrans over “public service” announcements that blame our most vulnerable road users for their own deaths and injuries. .@caltranshq, you ought to be ashamed of yourselves for this counterproductive victim-blaming. https://t.co/0RGSYmUGds — SF Bicycle Coalition (@sfbike) […]
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Push Continues to Fix Valencia

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Yesterday evening, some thirty bicycle advocates in yellow t-shirts again cordoned off a section of Valencia Street’s Uber drop-off zone (also known as the bike lane) in the Mission, between 18th and 19th. The protest was very similar to past efforts, which you can read about here and here. As with the past two protests, […]