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  1. Streetsblog San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 |

    I know probably no one else cares, but I ride down Quint to get to Lowes from SOMA.


  2. Sup. Kim Raises Banners to Tell Drivers to Slow Down in SoMa and TenderloinRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 |

    D6 Supervisor Jane Kim wants you to know that driving fast in her district is not okay. At a press event today, Kim drew attention to the banners recently raised on 150 street poles telling drivers to slow down in the South of Market and Tenderloin districts.


  3. SFMTA Wants to Remove King Street Bike Lanes, Won't Improve AlternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 |

    The ghost bike at King and Third is for Diana Sullivan , who was killed on the stretch where the bike lane disappears. Photo: Google Maps The SFMTA wants to remove bike lanes and sharrows on King Street in SoMa's South Beach area to discourage bicycling on the truck-heavy street, Hoodline reports .


  4. Memorial for Wilbert Williams Calls on Caltrans to Fix SoMa's Freeway RampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    Walk SF Executive Director Nicole Ferrara speaks with safe streets advocates near Fifth and Harrison, where Williams was run over in his sleep. Photo: Walk SF One year ago yesterday, 62-year-old Wilbert Williams was sleeping in a tent next to a Highway 80 off-ramp at Fifth and Harrison Streets at about 1 a.m. when he was run over and killed by a drunk SUV driver who veered off the road.


  5. SF: Phil Matier's Shameless Bid to Drum Up Resentment About ParkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 |

    Phil Matier is apparently perturbed at the "rapid" pace at which SF plans to re-purpose less than 0.5 percent of its curbside parking spaces. In keeping with his habitual windshield perspective , Matier used both his SF Chronicle column and air time on KCBS radio today to spin a narrative about motorists getting "a giant middle finger" because a sliver of curb space is being used for bike lanes, transit lanes, wider sidewalks, and parklets instead of car storage.


  6. SF: Video Emerges of Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash at Second and HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 |

    A disturbing video has emerged of a pedestrian hit-and-run crash at Second and Howard Streets in SoMa. Warning: It's not for the faint-of-heart.


  7. SF: SF's Freeway-Like Streets Increase the Risk From Distracted DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 |

    Distracted driving in SF is no accident. A new map of cell phone use by drivers in SF reveals where drivers are most likely to use a mobile device, increasing the risk of crashes and injuries, and the pattern is unmistakable.


  8. SF: Chiu Bill Would Let Muni Cameras Ticket Drivers Cruising in Transit LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 |

    Muni could get greater authority to ticket drivers violating transit lanes like this one at Third and Howard Streets under a new bill proposed by Assemblymember David Chiu. Photo: Aaron Bialick Assemblymember David Chiu has proposed a bill to give Muni greater authority to keep transit-only lanes and bus stops clear of cars using the enforcement cameras that are now on every bus .


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