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SFMTA Board to consider 3 major pedestrian safety projects for Tenderloin, SoMa streets today [Hoodline]

Proposals to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety in the Tenderloin and SoMa neighborhoods will be considered by the SFMTA Board of Directors today as part of the city’s plan to reduce traffic-related deaths.

The meeting comes just under two months after a pedestrian was killed in an unsolved hit-and-run incident near the intersection of Turk and Taylor streets, one of the critical areas targeted by the Safer Taylor Street Project. And according to SFMTA, the corridor targeted by the 6th Street Pedestrian Safety Project sees pedestrians struck by vehicles once every 16 days on average.  Read the full article on the Hoodline.

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The Tenderloin's first protected bike lane opens on Turk Street [Hoodline]

A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on April 26th at 9am at 333 Turk (Curry Senior Center). From the article: The bike lane, which stretches between Mason and Polk streets, is one of several safety improvements recently made to Turk Street. Other changes include high-visibility pedestrian crosswalks, no-parking buffers, and painted safety zones.

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