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Concerns over rider safety prompt major overhaul for Taraval Street

Despite its placid appearance and its reputation as a somewhat sleepy boulevard, Taraval Street has become a deadly place for pedestrians and Muni Metro riders on the L-Taraval line. Over the past five years, 46 pedestrians have been hit by motorists on the residential and commercial street that runs through the Parkside District. Nearly half of those — 22 — were people climbing off an L train or waiting to board.
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