Speed Management Workshops Planned in California

Communities Embrace Safe Speeds, Key to Safe System Approach We are pleased to announce that three California communities have been selected to participate in a series of virtual workshops designed to develop and sustain effective speed management for safety programs. Palmdale, Oakland and Kern County were selected through a competitive application process.  Each community will […]

Media Advisory: Crash Victims & Safety Advocates Decry Appalling Increase
in Traffic Deaths & Urge Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts:  Leah Shahum, Vision Zero Network, leah@visionzeronetwork.org Amy Cohen, Families for Safe Streets, amy@familiesforsafestreets.org, 646-581-4232  Crash Victims & Safety Advocates Decry Appalling Increase in Traffic Deaths & Urge Action  New Report Estimates 2020 Traffic Deaths Hit 13-Year High; Spike in Rate of Roadway Deaths Highest in 96 Years  March 4, 2021 — Advocates for safe […]

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Changing the Role of Policing in Traffic Safety: Berkeley Leads Early Progress

The Vision Zero Network is one of many organizations questioning the role of enforcement in the goal of traffic safety. Traffic stops are the most common way for people in the U.S. to interact with police. And Black drivers are twice as likely to be pulled over and four-times as likely to be searched by […]

Urge President Biden & Secretary Buttigieg to Set Goal of #ZeroTrafficDeaths

Today, an estimated 100 people will die in the U.S. while walking, biking, driving or taking transit. These are sons and daughters, parents, grandparents, beloved aunts and uncles, friends and neighbors. And tomorrow, another 100 people. Each day, another 100. Over the course of one year, 40,000 of our loved ones lose their lives in preventable traffic crashes and millions more are seriously injured. And, traffic deaths are the leading cause of death of youth in this country.

But it does not have to be this way. Sign the letter today calling on President Biden and his team to set and advance the goal of #ZeroTrafficDeaths in the U.S. by 2050.

Recommendations to the Administration: Vision Zero Priorities for Safe Mobility for All

In early December 2020, the Vision Zero Network shared the following recommendations and Vision Zero priorities with the Biden-Harris Transportation Transition Team. As background, more than 45 communities in the U.S. have committed to Vision Zero in the past six years, joining a growing international movement recognizing the need for a paradigm shift in transportation […]