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Crosscurrents

Despite Vision Zero, More People Are Getting Hit By Cars In San Francisco

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Every 15 hours, someone is taken to the San Francisco General Hospital after being hit by a car. That’s according to San Francisco Chronicle Reporter Heather Knight.

City Hall put a goal of no traffic fatalities by 2024. But we're halfway there and actually the numbers are going up rather than down.

You can find more of Heather Knight’s reporting on traffic injuries and fatalities here.

Julia Llinas Goodman helped produce this interview. Click the play button above to listen.