Acting with Urgency: What is the Road to Safer Vehicles?

In the third event in our series “Acting with Urgency,” we focused on the need to up the advocacy on another key component in advancing Vision Zero – safer vehicles. We shed light on what a big portion of today’s roadway safety risks are related to vehicles and underscored existing strategies to improve vehicle designs, […]


Vision Zero 201: How to shift to a Safe System approach

You understand the basics of Vision Zero and how its Safe System foundation differ from the traditional approach to roadway safety … so, what’s next? Find out in our Vision Zero 201 session – a 1-hour overview that moves beyond the basics and highlights the next-level, transformational changes needed to make meaningful and lasting roadway […]

Follow the money for safety!

Let’s make sure that the recently passed $1.2 trillion federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) moves the needle for safety. There are some important Vision Zero advocacy opportunities in this new funding measure. The truth is that there are upsides and downsides to how this federal funding (especially as it’s funneled through the states) […]

Zero Matters: National Goal of Zero Roadway Fatalities

The very public, stepped-up federal policy commitments to roadway safety – announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) in late January 2022 – are unprecedented on many levels. One is this: for the first time, our nation’s transportation leaders recognize and embrace the power of ZERO. “I understand the scale of the challenge […]

National Goal of Zero Roadway Deaths Lauded

Vision Zero Network Statement on New National Roadway Safety Strategy Safety advocates are praising the new National Roadway Safety Strategy, calling it a significant step forward to stem and reverse a troubling upturn in traffic fatalities and serious injuries. The new Strategy, released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT), sets a first-ever […]