July 26th, 2012

Mapping pedestrian deaths in San Francisco

Two years ago, then-San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order to reduce pedestrian deaths. But pedestrian advocates say the renewed attention has not resulted in enough action.

There have been 10 pedestrian fatalities in San Francisco so far this year, putting the city on pace to surpass the total for each of the last two years. Our new map (screenshot above) shows the locations of each death. 

Read the full story and see an interactive version of the map here

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