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Car-Free Zones Eyed in SF, Elsewhere

A string of pedestrian injuries and deaths in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district has spurred city leaders to demand a ban on cars in some densely populated neighborhoods — the latest in a nascent and long-overdue move by activists nationwide to get reckless drivers off at least a tiny handful of city streets. San Francisco Supervisor […]
A pedestrian crosses E. Mississippi Ave. at S. Columbine St. shortly after an in-street pedestrian sign was installed Aug. 23. Photo: Andy Bosselman

Eyes on the Street: City Installs in-Street Pedestrian Crossing Signs Near Wash Park

The Department of Public Works installed in-street pedestrian signs in the crosswalks at two intersections in the Washington Park neighborhood this morning. The signs come three weeks after Mayor Michael Hancock promised to boost street safety at 24 locations around the city after drivers killed two bicyclists last month, adding to a fast-rising death rate that is on track to reach highest level in over a decade.