The Vision Zero Network is Hiring: Policy & Communications Director

Are you passionate about the cause of Vision Zero? Do you have experience in communications, policy development, and advocacy? The Vision Zero Network is hiring a Policy & Communications Director to work full-time to advance the Vision Zero cause nationwide. Accepting applications now. Read details below and download a PDF copy here. Job Description Hours: Full-time […]

Webinar Recap: Developing a Proactive, Systems-Based Approach to Safety

Lessons from New York City and Seattle Vision Zero’s Safe Systems approach means moving beyond a rearward review of crash maps to a forward-facing focus on trends and patterns to help identify future problem areas and work to prevent severe crashes before they happen. This means determining, analyzing, and addressing the underlying risk factors that […]

Webinar Recap: Lighting Can Provide for Safety AND Data in Vision Zero

Quality street lighting can sometimes be overlooked as an important strategy for improving safety, but it should be a component seriously considered in Vision Zero planning and implementation. New developments in lighting and smart technology are giving cities more flexibility in choices and data to target problem areas and make effective improvements to safety on […]

Take Action to Update Outdated Speed Setting Practices

Give Input on Safety in New Survey The Vision Zero Network lauded a landmark study released last summer by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that recognized the problem of speeding in the U.S. and called for stepped-up national leadership and modernization of speed management practices. In the study, NTSB prevailed upon many influential agencies […]

From Intersections to High Injury Corridors: How Data Can Focus Vision Zero Efforts

Lessons from San Francisco’s High Injury Network Data The Vision Zero Network, as part of its efforts to ensure meaningful Vision Zero commitments among communities in the U.S., recently hosted a webinar with leaders from San Francisco to share their experience in creating a High Injury Network, or the mapping of local corridors where high […]

Cambridge Launches Vision Zero Action Plan, Reduces Speed to Save Lives

  The City of Cambridge launched its new Vision Zero Action Plan last week and didn’t waste any time in kickstarting action to move from vision to action with strong implementation steps. As city officials released the plan, they also announced the implementation of 20 MPH Safety Zones in its five historic city squares, effective […]