Pedestrian Safety

The California Highway Patrol shared this photo of Joshua Byrne after he'd surrendered to police. He was wanted for a fatal hit-and-run in Castro Valley on Feb. 24, 2020.
California Highway Patrol
All News KCBS Radio
February 25, 2020 - 11:11 am
A Hayward man suspected of fatally striking a 12-year-old girl in Castro Valley with his pickup truck and fleeing turned himself into authorities Tuesday morning, officials said.
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Three injured in Mission District crash
Carrie Hodousek / KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
February 13, 2020 - 11:59 am
Three people were injured, including two in critical condition, after a driver plowed into pedestrians on Mission and 23rd streets in San Francisco.
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Sather Gate entrance to the University of California, Berkeley. The UC Berkeley campus is located in Berkeley, CA, just outside of San Francisco.
U.C. Berkeley (Photo credit: Kevin Ruck)
Bob Butler
February 04, 2020 - 4:40 pm
The city of Berkeley is considering banning cars on Telegraph Avenue near the UC Berkeley campus.
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Private cars will be banned from a long section of Market Street beginning Jan. 29, 2020 in San Francisco.
Michael McLaughlin/KCBS Radio
All News KCBS Radio
January 28, 2020 - 10:12 pm
A new era on Market Street in San Francisco begins Wednesday as authorities implement a traffic plan that bans private cars from the corridor slicing downtown.
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Bicyclists ride along Market Street on May 9, 2013 in San Francisco.
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Keith Menconi
January 06, 2020 - 1:05 pm
Market Street, a main artery cutting through San Francisco, will become car free in a congested downtown zone beginning January 29, officials announced.
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Tim Ryan
Tim Ryan
December 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm
More pedestrians have died in San Francisco in 2019 than last year even as city officials have stated a goal of reducing traffic deaths to zero.
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Mike Colgan
December 17, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Mountain View officials are moving ahead with a controversial proposal to shut down a major downtown road to cars.
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BART supervisor John O'Connor pulls a passenger from the tracks as a train speeds past in the Coliseum station on Nov. 3, 2019.
BART
Tim Ryan
November 04, 2019 - 11:22 am
A BART employee pulled a passenger to safety who'd fallen onto the tracks moments before a train sped through the Coliseum station Sunday. BART released video footage showing the astonishing rescue from the crowded platform. The rider stumbled on the yellow strip at the edge of the platform and...
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Street car on Market Street, with Ferry Building in background
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Scott Lettieri
October 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
San Francisco's plan to close a large stretch of Market Street to private vehicles is moving closer to becoming reality.
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 Traffic moves across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on September 17, 2019 in Mill Valley, California.
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Margie Shafer
October 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
A new walking and biking path is scheduled to open on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge this fall. “Sometime in November, they’re targeting,” said Bike East Bay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell. “We’re feeling more encouraged about the timing of that.” Bike East Bay has been working on the path with...
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