How is #SanFrancisco designing its streets safer and smarter? @globalsiteplans #Design #Urbanism

Walking through downtown San Francisco can have an appeal similar to a game of Russian roulette. But in this game of chance, the bullets are one to two ton cars. Within half an hour, I had the unfortunate privilege of witnessing a bicyclist get run off the road and a skateboarder slam face first into a driver’s side door. Even I was given a round as a service truck nearly flattened me as I crossed the street and proceeded to yell and curse in my direction. These circumstances are a common thread in any large city dynamic, but San Francisco’s injuries and fatalities involving pedestrians has reached an all time high. Over eight hundred people are injured each year with over fifteen incidents resulting in death. So how is San Francisco taking action? They are implementing a plan to eliminate all traffic deaths by 2024 called “The Vision Zero Project.” This project is led by ...

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