Caltrans will turn on newly-installed pedestrian beacons on State Route 12 (SR-12), also known and West Napa Street, in the City of Sonoma next week Read More
Traffic injuries are on the rise nationwide. As part of a national initiative known as Vision Zero, MTC is working to establish policies and programs that make the Bay Area’s streets safer for everyone.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced the new National Roadway Safety Strategy as a way to address a growing number of roadway fatalities and serious injuries. Read More
The SFMTA will begin a second phase of infrastructure improvements along the L Taraval corridor between Sunset Boulevard and West Portal in early 2022 and continue through 2024. Read More
In October, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 43 (Laura Friedman, D-Glendale), which allows greater flexibility for local jurisdictions to set speed limits on streets with high injuries and fatalities by enabling cities to lower speed limits. Read More
October is National Pedestrian Safety Month and Caltrans is stepping up its efforts to enhance safety and educate the public on how to keep pedestrians safe. Read More
Transportation-related bills supported by MTC addressing safety have now been signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom. Read More
Over the next several weeks Golden Gate Bridge officials will seek public input on the span's bicycle safety study and policies. Read More
Caltrans District 4 this week released its Pedestrian Plan for the Bay Area, serving as a reference for planners and project designers who aspire to make road projects more pedestrian friendly. Read More
Freakanomics radio has posted an interesting podcast looking at roundabouts, which some claim can save lives, improve traffic, as well as reduce emissions.