Pedestrian Safety

Golden Gate officials want input about bikes on bridge
Transportation
Mark Prado September 23, 2021
Golden Gate Bridge bikes

Over the next several weeks Golden Gate Bridge officials will seek public input on the span's bicycle safety study and policies.

MTC-led Bay Area pedestrian-bicycle safety group has first meeting
Transportation
Mark Prado February 17, 2021

The MTC-led Vision Zero Working Group met for the first time to exchange ideas on how to make the Bay Area a safer place for pedestrians, bicyclists and others.

Geary Boulevard ped bridge coming down this weekend
Transportation
Mark Prado May 18, 2020
Pedestrian safety

The San Francisco pedestrian overpass at Steiner Street that spans busy Geary Boulevard below will be removed this weekend.

Berkeley looks at pedestrian safety via Vision Zero
Transportation
Mark Prado March 13, 2020
By Mark Prado
Pedestrian safety

The Berkeley City Council approved a Vision Zero Action Plan at its March 10 meeting with a goal of promoting pedestrian safety. Vision Zero is a national program in more than 30 cities, including San Francisco, which has a goal of eliminating pedestrian traffic deaths.

Report: pedestrian deaths rise rapidly in last decade; equity issues, SUVS, smartphones cited
Transportation
Mark Prado March 2, 2020
By Mark Prado
Ped safety

A new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association shows an alarming spike in pedestrian deaths throughout the country. During the 10-year period from 2009 to 2018, the number of pedestrian fatalities increased by 53%.

Pedestrian and bicycle safety work continues
Projects
Mark Prado January 13, 2020
By Mark Prado
Pedestrian safety

San Francisco's Vision Zero project continues to move forward, with a goal of making city streets safer.