City Visions street safety

12:00pm

Mon May 23, 2011
City Visions-May 23, 2011

Walk Steady: Securing Safe and Walkable San Francisco Streets

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Judith Sansone 

At some point in our day, most of us are pedestrians walking the 7x7 swatch of land we know as San Francisco. The city’s relatively small size, temperate weather, and inviting neighborhoods make San Francisco inherently walkable.

Yet statistics tell a very different story. San Francisco is one of the most dangerous cities for pedestrians nationwide with over 800 people hit by cars here each year--that’s between 2 and 3 pedestrians a day.

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