Webinar Recap: Creating and Sustaining a Strong Task Force

One of the most important factors that promising Vision Zero cities have in common is a commitment to a strong and active multi-agency task force to oversee their work and track progress (and challenges). Because Vision Zero tackles interconnected systems affecting mobility – transportation, law enforcement, policy, health, technology, communication – communities need to ensure […]

With Pedestrian Fatalities on the Rise, Solutions Found in Vision Zero

The projected rise of people killed while walking in 2018 – as highlighted in a new report, Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State, released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) – should sound an alarm on an urgent crisis in the U.S.: the preventable loss of life and severe injuries that occur on our roadways. […]

Webinar recap: Rethinking Speed Management for Safety

  What is one critical strategy to advancing Vision Zero that is often forgotten or ignored? The answer is clear: managing speed for safety. Data and experience show it. As does a compelling new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), which we are pleased to feature in our latest webinar “Rethinking Speed […]

Upcoming Vision Zero Network Webinars

“Safest Driver” Programs: Lessons from Boston, Seattle, and San Antonio September 27, 1:00pm Pacific, 4:00pmEST (1-hour) How do you catch the attention of drivers and not just talk about safety but actually motivate safer driving….all in just a few months? Join us for a Vision Zero Network webinar to learn from city officials in Boston, […]

Webinar Recap: Safe Systems — What Does it Mean for Vision Zero?

When discussing traffic safety, the lives so deeply impacted by injuries and fatalities can sometimes be minimized in technical and scientific jargon. Discussions about “level-of-service” for drivers or standards for traffic control devices tend to ignore the emotional and societal toll of 40,000 lives lost to traffic fatalities each year in the U.S. Fortunately, the […]

On the Way to Vision Zero: San Francisco’s Crisis Response Team, a Model Program

Tragically, we are still far from reaching Vision Zero in most of our communities, as people’s lives are shattered or even lost each day simply while walking, biking, or driving. These preventable deaths and injuries are, of course, tragic enough. Yet, victims’ loved ones may have their grief compounded even further with feelings of frustration […]