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FHWA Highway Safety Programs

San Francisco PedSafe Phase II: Final Implementation Report and Executive Summary

pedsafety_sf.pdf (1.37 MB)

Pedestrian Safety Engineering and Intelligent Transportation System-Based Countermeasures Program for Reduced Pedestrian Fatalities, Injuries, Conflicts and Other Surrogate Measures

Prepared for
US Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration

Cooperative Agreement

Prepared by
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Pedestrian Program
City and County of San Francisco
1 South Van Ness Ave. (7th Floor)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel: (415) 701-4442
Fax: (415) 701-4343


University of California Traffic Safety Center
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel: (510) 642-0655
Fax: (510) 643-9922


This project was funded by a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)  grant under Cooperative Agreement DTFH61-02-X-00017, which is gratefully acknowledged. Additional funding was provided by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the UC Berkeley, Traffic Safety Center.

FHWA Project Guidance was provided by:
Dr. Morris Oliver, Office of Safety
Tamara Redmon, Office of Safety
Dr. Gabriel Rousseau, Office of Safety
Jocelyn Bauer and Kelley Pecheux, SAIC
Leverson Boodlal, KLS Engineering

The project was managed jointly by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and the University of California, Berkeley Traffic Safety Center (TSC), with the following project oversight and management staff:

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
Nathaniel P. Ford, Sr., Executive Director/CEO
Jack Lucero Fleck, P.E., City Traffic Engineer
Bridget Smith, P.E., Livable Streets Section Manager
Frank Markowitz, Project Manager
Sam Fielding, Transportation Planner

UC Berkeley Traffic Safety Center (TSC)
Dr. David Ragland, Director
Jenna Hua, Research Associate
Nicolas Gutierrez, Research Associate
Kara MacLeod, Research Associate
Barrett Shaver, Research Associate
Thomas M. Rice, Research Epidemiologist
John B. Bigham, Graduate Student Researcher

Student Assistants:
Kin Chung
Jayson Huertas
Melody Lao
Nora Oulad

Acknowledgement is also made of the contributions of Dave Candey, Technical Support Manager for Econolite, and Tod Eidson of Fourth Dimension Traffic for assistance with the video detection technology.