In 2017, LADOT has installed more than 60 Leading Pedestrian Intervals on Vision Zero priority intersections, with many more planned in 2018
Montclair, New Jersey, is the latest American city to fall for the dangerous fiction that outlawing the act of walking while looking at a mobile device will make people safer.
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. Market Street hasn’t been overhauled in 45 years, explained Simon Bertrang, Project Manager for the Better Market Street plan at San Francisco Public Works, […]
Safe-streets advocates were outraged today to read that some San Francisco firefighters are still vying to veto Vision Zero projects. According to a story in yesterday’s SF Examiner, Firefighters Local 798 sent a questionnaire to all the mayoral candidates which included: “Do you support giving the SFFD Fire Marshall more discretion and the ability to reject any Vision Zero […]
“I lived in Noe Valley, in a rent-controlled unit, and a neighbor wanted to turn a one-story building into a two-unit building–and the neighborhood lost their mind,” recalled Laura Clark, at Tuesday evening’s panel discussion on the future of advocacy in the Bay Area. She got so mad at her neighbors’ reactions that she started […]