Kathleen Ferrier

June 5, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

Spotlight on Durham, North Carolina   Vision Zero is often associated with large cities in the U.S. — New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston are some that come to mind.  But Vision Zero’s Safe Systems approach can work for cities big and small...and everything in between. No matter the size of population or budget, […]

June 5, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News

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 […]

May 29, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News

Vision Zero is a data driven approach, and in today's world, there are many ways to collect data. The Vision Zero Network recently invited AT&T Fleet Complete, a global leading provider of fleet, asset, and mobile workforce management solutions, to share in a webinar how Vision Zero communities can collect, analyze, and use data analytics from […]
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 […]

May 7, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News

My Lessons from PolicyLink’s 2018 Equity Summit I was one of 4,000+ people fortunate to have the chance to participate in PolicyLink’s Equity Summit in Chicago in April. I attended as part of a small but engaged Vision Zero delegation that I helped organize to bring together advocates working to integrate equitable approaches and results […]

April 27, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News, Webinars

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 […]

March 9, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News, Safety Over Speed

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 […]

March 8, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

How Data is Helping Communities Prioritize Vision Zero Strategies and Funding As more U.S. cities are adopting Vision Zero goals and principles, they are digging into data more fully to better understand what’s happening where and why and when and to whom. Armed with facts and a more nuanced understanding of the problem, Vision Zero […]

February 16, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities, Webinars

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 […]

February 15, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

  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 […]

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