Pedestrian safety continues to be an issue in San Francisco, where three fatalities have already taken place since New Year’s Eve. A new report takes a look at those tragedies and the efforts of those within the city to make improvements to cycling and pedestrian safety. The next half a decade will see $17 million being earmarked for various pedestrian safety issues, and the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency will be using $3 million to make improvements to signals scattered around the area. The Chief of the Police Department acknowledged the role that heightened enforcement could play, saying that his department is going to start issuing a heightened number of tickets to make people see how seriously officials are taking this issue.
Click here for more information.