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San Francisco's pedestrian advocacy organization
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Tickets are now available for the 2013 #Peak2Peak ! 12+ miles. 10 peaks. This is no ordinary walk in the park.
Order your tickets via Eventbrite:
http://peak2peak2013.eventbrite.com/

See the city like never before! On Walk San Francisco’s Peak2Peak, you’ll discover hidden stairways, explore little-known pathways, and take in breathtaking views, while you support Walk SF’s work to create streets safer, and more walkable, livable neighborhoods throughout the city .
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New York has Walk NYC, London has Legible London -- when will San Francisco get signs to help people find their way?

...and what should they look like?

Check out Walk SF's thoughts in this week's Walk About Town column: http://www.sfchronicle.com/outdoors/article/Walk-to-America-s-Cup-follow-signs-on-waterfront-4671190.php
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How would you make Market street more walkable and livable?

See three designs and give feedback at final Public Workshops this week:

Wed, July 17
6 - 8:30pm
Parc 55 Hotel/4th Floor
(55 Cyril Magnin St at Market/5th)

Sat, July 20
10am - 12:30pm
Library, Koret Auditorium
(100 Larkin)

Pre-register at http://bettermarketstreetsf.org/
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Did you know that last year over 960 people were hit by cars in S.F.? That's the largest number since the year 2000!

Streets that are dangerous by design need to be fixed, and without the typical red tape.

Read more at http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/pedestrian-safety-law-package-takes-step-ahead-in-sf/Content?oid=2350420

Photo by Mike Koozmin
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Tonight, check out the design and let SFMTA know what you think about how this will improve pedestrian safety and Castro's walkability.

A New Castro Street: Community Open House
Tuesday, May 14 
7 – 9 p.m.
Market & Noe Center (2278 Market, between Noe and Sanchez)

Stop by to view the plans and illustrations of the new design, which includes much-needed wider sidewalks and pedestrian improvements.

For more information, visit http://castrostreetdesign.sfplanning.org/ or email nicholas.perry@sfgov.org.
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Happy #Walk2Work Day, San Francisco!
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Join the fun on Friday, April 12 - Walk to Work Day - when you stop by one of the official Walk SF Hubs near you:

- Enter to win great prizes drawn at the Happy Hour
- Collect your “I walked to work” sticker to wear with pride
- Enjoy free/discounted coffee and more
- Pick up a pre-loaded Clipper card for a FREE ride home

For the most up to date list of hubs around the city, visit http://walk2workday.org/

Tweet the #walk2work hash tag or spot and share one of the Muni bus ads to enter other prize drawings in the lead up to Walk to Work Day
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On Friday, April 12, 2013, San Francisco is kicking off the nation’s first official Walk to Work Day!

Help everyone in your office, department, or company join the movement for safer streets, and a more walkable, livable city, by requesting a free employer toolkit.

On the morning of April 12, stop by one of the #Walk2Work  Day hubs, including Ritual Coffee Roasters on Octavia Street, +Philz Coffee on 24th Street, and Peet's Coffee and Tea at One California for commuter specials to help power your walk in

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Save the Date: April 12 is Walk to Work Day!!!

Get a FREE resource kit, updates on Hub locations near you and more at http://www.walksf.org/Walk2Work
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The idea of removing the northern section of the 280 near Mission Bay is gaining more traction. 

Per Walk SF's Elizabeth Stampe: this would be "an exciting opportunity to re-orient our city around sustainable public transportation and create a more walkable city."
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