Recent Streetsblog posts about Pedestrian Safety

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Eyes on the Street: Holloway Green Street Project

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The San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) cut the ribbon on its Holloway Avenue Green Street project today, which added permeable surfaces and cisterns for better storm water management on an eight-block stretch of this relatively calm residential street through the Ingleside neighborhood. The project, which the SFPUC says will “collect and treat 1.1 million gallons […]
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Open Thread on the Better Market Street Plan

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The mainstream media was all over it: private cars to be banned from Market Street under the city’s “Better Market Street” plan. It will also have sidewalk-level protected bike lanes. For advocates in the safe streets community the design announced by the city this week is a major victory and a reason to celebrate. From […]
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New Oakland DOT Tackles Pedestrian Safety Fix

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Robert Bennett of Resource Development Associates, a consultancy for public and non-profits social justice advocates, was walking his dog in the crossing at Harrison Street and 23rd on Friday, June 2 when he was fatally struck by a motorist. And now, finally, construction is underway to improve this crossing. The crosswalk was a known danger […]