Vision Zero

Eli Wirtschafter

It’s a sunny Friday afternoon. Three guys riding bicycles meet on a corner in downtown San Francisco, where they disguise themselves as city employees. Sort of.

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Mar 29, 2016
By Flickr user Marc / used under CC license / resized and cropped

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

State-managed retirement plan for California workers takes shape // Sacramento Bee

“By the end of the decade, millions of California workers could be enrolled automatically in a state-run retirement program viewed by proponents as the most significant attempt to address golden-years poverty since the New Deal.

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Touring Pacifica’s crumbling cliffs, Rep. Speier seeks aid // SF Gate

"The crumbling ocean cliffs of Pacifica prompted a call from Rep. Jackie Speier for state and federal help in shoring up the storm-ravaged coast and helping 40 or so evacuated residents find housing."

How safe is it to walk or cycle in San Francisco?  Last year, the city adopted Vision Zero, a policy designed to eliminate all traffic deaths and severe injuries by 2024.  Host Joseph Pace speaks with members of the coalition behind Vision Zero about what progress has been made toward that ambitious goal in the year since its adoption.   

Guests:

* Noah Budnick, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

* Nicole Ferrara, Executive Director of Walk San Francisco