Is Your City Ready to Manage Speed for Safety? Opportunity for Support, Deadline December 28

Thanks to a grant from the Road to Zero Coalition, the Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Vision Zero Network are bringing speed management training to two communities around the U.S. Expressions of interest are now being accepted from local communities seeking to participate in a 1-day training workshop designed to help develop and sustain […]

Cities Can Look to Boston, IIHS for Inspiration to Reduce Speed Limits

We are seeing a growing number of local communities recognize that their speed limits are set too high, sending the wrong message and encouraging less-than-safe behaviors. And fortunately, more and more of these communities are stepping up to attempt to change their speed limits to prioritize safety over speed. But, we know the process is […]

World Day of Remembrance 2018

First We Remember, Next We Organize for Change, Safety Thousands of people across the nation gathered Sunday, November 18 at vigils, memorial walks and rallies as part of the annual International World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDoR2018). From Austin to San Jose to Chicago to Jersey City, those who led solemn sermons, […]

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018: Day of Action Calls Attention to Preventable Traffic Deaths Worldwide

For Immediate Release: Communities Across U.S., Globe Organize for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims Media Contacts: Veronica Vanterpool, Deputy Director, Vision Zero Network, veronica@visionzeronetwork.org Leah Shahum, Founder & Executive Director, Vision Zero Network, leah@visionzeronetwork.org November 15, 2018 – More than 1.3 million people are killed worldwide each year in traffic crashes, according […]

Webinar Recap: Investments in transit are investments in traffic safety

Investments in transit are investments in traffic safety – that was a key takeaway from our most recent webinar, “Aligning Public Transit & Vision Zero for Better Communities.” While each presenter approached the topic from a different perspective – data analysis, city planning, transit operations, advocacy – there is unanimity that improving public transit and […]

World Day of Remembrance is One Month Away – Take the Pledge

Photo source: worlddayofremembrance.org Thailand, WDR 2016 In one month—Sunday November 18, 2018– people around the world will unite in remembrance of those who have been killed or injured by vehicles on our roadways. In communities from Austin, Texas to those in Thailand, family members and friends, advocates, government and elected officials and NGO partners will […]

Speed Management is Focus of Upcoming NYC Workshop from VZN and ITE

With speed a contributing factor in 27 percent of all fatal crashes, communities will find it very challenging to reduce traffic fatalities and severe injuries without managing speed for safety. Managing speed is so central to saving lives and eliminating severe crashes that Safe Speed is a core tenet of Vision Zero. While there is […]

New Scholarship Program Announced to Support Vision Zero

Together for Safer Roads and Vision Zero Network Partner to Boost Safe Mobility If limited resources are holding you back from attending the Vision Zero Cities Conference in New York City this November, the Vision Zero Network has exciting news to share. Thanks to the generous support of Together for Safer Roads, we are offering […]

Public Transit: An Undervalued, Effective Vision Zero Strategy

New Analysis Shows Need for Greater Collaboration It is clear to most that advancing Vision Zero requires making improvements to roadways and managing speed, but one of the less-acknowledged strategies toward safety is boosting our public transit systems, according to a new analysis released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). Metro areas can cut […]