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.
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. Read More
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.
The San Francisco pedestrian overpass at Steiner Street that spans busy Geary Boulevard below will be removed this weekend.
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.
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%.
San Francisco's Vision Zero project continues to move forward, with a goal of making city streets safer.