Vision Zero Network

August 3, 2022 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News

Guest Author: Niko Letunic As communities across the U.S. experience tragic increases in roadway deaths and injuries, more people are recognizing that it does not have to be this way. In fact, we have the tools to redesign public spaces to be less car-dominated and to align with community goals for safety, health, equity and …

Use these tools to save lives:
Quick, low-cost, effective street redesigns
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May 3, 2022 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News

Update: Thanks to all who expressed interest in this position. We are no longer accepting applications. Read the Q&A with Tiffany Smith, our new Program Manager, here. >>> We are thrilled to announce an opportunity to join the Vision Zero Network team. We are seeking a full-time Program Manager to be an integral part of our …

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July 13, 2021 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News

National Roundtable Discussion: July 2021 News of an airplane or train crash in the U.S is likely to get a lot of media attention and include an official response from the National Transportation Safety Board, or the NTSB. But did you know that this influential independent Federal agency is also charged by Congress with investigating …

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June 3, 2021 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

by Nora Hanak Along with troubling racial disparities evident in law enforcement, including traffic stops, many are increasingly recognizing the economic inequities that are often a collateral consequence of traditional traffic safety efforts. It’s clear that the criminal justice system and related financial penalties associated with traffic citations disproportionately harm people of color and people …

Addressing Unjust Financial Penalties in Traffic Safety, Vision Zero Read More »

March 9, 2021 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

As interest in and support for Vision Zero grow across the U.S., it is an important time to make sure we’re clear on what Vision Zero really is. And what it is not. Vision Zero is not a slogan. Not a tagline. Not just a “program.” It is — as described below by Federal, State …

Pivoting to the Safe Systems Approach:
How Federal, State & Local Leaders
Can Advance Vision Zero
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February 12, 2021 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN Families for Safe Streets, News, Zero Traffic Deaths

by Amy Cohen, Families for Safe Streets Andre, age 8, was killed in 2002 when his mother’s sport utility vehicle overturned after her car was struck by a reckless driver. Andre was catapulted out of the car and onto the pavement of a Queens, NY highway. After his death, his parents moved to Long Island, …

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December 8, 2020 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

by Nora Hanak We were pleased to host a conversation in November 2020 aimed at better understanding and addressing transportation equity in Latino Communities in the U.S. Our knowledgeable and engaging presenters were Amanda Merck, of Salud America!, the Latino health equity promotion program at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San …

Webinar Recap: Understanding & Addressing Transportation Equity in Latino Communities in the U.S. Read More »

October 14, 2020 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

By Nora Hanak We are encouraged to see that Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are increasingly recognizing their roles in the critical work of safety and equity in their mobility efforts. In our September 24th webinar, “How MPOs Can Lead on Vision Zero & Equitable Mobility” (linked below), we were pleased to learn from Lake McTighe, …

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October 5, 2020 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

By Nora Hanak The Vision Zero Network was pleased to host a webinar on September 15, 2020, exploring how federal legislation could shape up to boost Vision Zero efforts. While local Vision Zero work may seem distant from legislative action in Washington D.C., we feel cautiously optimistic about some promising transportation developments unfolding at the …

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September 3, 2020 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

By Nora Hanak The Vision Zero Network was pleased to host a webinar on August 18, 2020 to share an innovative approach to driving-related offenses that seeks to increase awareness and meaningful accountability amongst dangerous drivers, rather than focusing on punishment, fines or fees. This is part of our commitment to support and promote alternatives …

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