Slow Streets

The Presidio Trust is rolling out a "Slow Streets" program to give residents room to socially distance
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 04, 2020 - 11:52 am
Several streets in San Francisco's Presidio will close to cars starting this weekend, expanding on the number of streets that have closed in the city in order to give pedestrians more room to spread out during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
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Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 5:37 pm
There's a new aspect of Oakland's grand experiment in "slow streets.” The city is rolling out extra pedestrian safety measures around places determined to be essential services. This would include grocery stores, medical clinics and testing centers - all "essential places" that many residents are...
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Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 11:36 am
Oakland officials will be out in force this Memorial Day weekend to ensure that residents are keeping their distance from one another, especially at Lake Merritt.
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