Everybody is a pedestrian at some point in their journey, whether when walking to the bus stop, school, or a parking space. Our mission is to promote walking as a sustainable and healthy mode of transportation and increase pedestrian safety in San Francisco.

Enjoy Walking Around San Francisco Safely
Walkers cross street at crosswalk in front of Muni Hybrid Bus | June 27, 2012

Safety Features in San Francisco

Find out about street markings, curb improvements, and advanced street crossing signals to make your walk journey as safe as possible.

Know the law

Know the Law

Pedestrians have the right-of-way in marked and unmarked crosswalks.

People crossing streets in front of the Ferry building | May 18, 2013

Facts on Walking

There are incredibly beautiful places to walk in San Francisco. In case you need more inspiration, here are a few facts to get you thinking about putting on those walking shoes.

Artist's rendering of people crossing the street at Duboce Park

Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

The SFMTA has a host of initiatives to make your city safer to get around.

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