Vision Zero San Francisco - Page 10

Building Momentum: Traffic Safety Through the Years 1973 San Francisco becomes a Transit First city, prioritizing transit, walking and bicycling 2001 The City is the first in the nation to implement Pedestrian Countdown Signals resulting in 22% reduction in collisions where implemented 2006 Better Streets Plan: City issues a unified set of standards, and implementation strategies for its pedestrian environment Vision Zero SF is the most comprehensive and ambitious street safety policy in San Francisco's history, but the City has spent decades building safer, more livable streets. 10 2009 City implements Safe Routes to School to improve safety for children going to school 2010 Mayor’s Executive Directive on Pedestrian Safety: Mayor Gavin Newsom directs City departments to implement solutions to reduce severe and fatal pedestrian injuries by 25% by 2016 and 50% by 2021 City establishes Citywide Pedestrian Safety Task Force chaired by SFMTA and SFDPH Vision Zero Two-Year Action Strategy