Large vehicles are disproportionately involved in fatal crashes, particularly involving people walking and riding bicycles. Early-adopter Vision Zero cities such as New York, Boston, Washington D.C., and San Francisco have implemented relatively simple, inexpensive technology, policy, and training improvements to large vehicles to come closer to achieving Vision Zero.
Los Angeles implemented simple, but powerful, innovation in city budgeting processes to gets its Vision Zero program off to a successful start. Learn why cross-departmental collaboration is one of the necessary elements for effective Vision Zero efforts.
Two early-adopter cities’ — New York City and San Francisco — use promising approaches to communicating about Vision Zero in order to garner attention and influence behavior — at all levels of society.
Cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and New York City have found ways to bridge unintentional but long-standing gaps between key local agencies and identified innovative means to build new organizational architecture to advance Vision Zero.
Based on the experiences of early-adopter cities in the U.S., we have an understanding of the most critical components of a strong, effective Vision Zero commitment. These nine elements are proving essential to building a strong base for Vision Zero success.
Explore how San Francisco, New York City and Chicago (Vision Zero Focus Cities) are using the tools of public health — including epidemiology, research and a focus on the root causes of health inequities — to advance their Vision Zero efforts.
With the increasing number of on-demand car services, these drivers can play a key role in creating safe streets and advancing Vision Zero. We explore gains in New York City.
What makes Vision Zero an innovative road safety policy with the potential to make our streets safe? We identify the key elements that distinguish Vision Zero.