Case Studies

July 26, 2022 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Case Studies, News

Focus on Equity, Results & Accountability As momentum – and federal funding – supporting Vision Zero in the U.S. grow, we must ensure that passion and pledges result in meaningful action and progress toward the goal of safe mobility for all people. Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities helps leaders recognize that Vision Zero is …

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July 8, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Case Studies, News

As the momentum around Vision Zero spreads across the United States, one of the most common questions we hear from interested stakeholders is: What makes a Vision Zero community? We know that achieving the goal of zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries cannot be achieved with a “business as usual” mindset. While Vision Zero does …

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June 21, 2022 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Case Studies, News

Across the country, a growing number of communities are committing to Vision Zero – the goal of zero traffic deaths or severe injuries among all road users. Making progress toward this vital goal entails far more than setting a goal, of course; communities must recognize and commit to a fundamental shift in how they think about and act on roadway safety.

February 10, 2022 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Case Studies, News

Interest in Vision Zero is growing across the U.S. and the world. Many are wondering: “Where do we start?” While every community is different, there are some important common first steps that we recommend. So, whether you are a mayor, a transportation planner or engineer, or a community advocate, we hope the following list of …

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June 28, 2019 | BY Veronica Vanterpool | IN Case Studies, News, Webinars

Access to comprehensive and accurate data is critical to Vision Zero success. Addressing the public health crisis of nearly 40,000 preventable traffic fatalities annually in this country requires a comprehensive understanding of the who, what, where, when and why of this tragic toll. While data collected from police reports helps answer some questions, it doesn’t …

Linking Transportation & Health Systems: Pioneering Collaborative is Model for Vision Zero Read More »

May 30, 2019 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN Case Studies, News, Webinars

Meaningful public engagement can make or break a worthy campaign, including any Vision Zero effort. Yet, it’s one area that can often be shortchanged of time, attention and resources. In our webinar, Meaningful Community Engagement to Advance Vision Zero, we learn from leaders in the field about strong engagement strategies that prioritize equity and inclusivity …

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April 5, 2019 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN Case Studies, Families for Safe Streets, News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities, Webinars

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 …

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March 14, 2018 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Case Studies, News, Safety Over Speed, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

A Case Study on Managing Speed for Safety Speed-related fatalities and injuries have reached alarming numbers, with a recent national study finding that more than 10,000 deaths each year in the U.S. are related to speeding. That’s an estimated 27 lives lost each day – children, parents, grandparents, friends – all deaths that could and …

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September 6, 2017 | BY Kathleen Ferrier | IN Case Studies, News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

A Case Study on Prioritizing Interdepartmental Coordination & Accountability Vision Zero infrastructure and policy changes don’t just happen in a vacuum. It all starts with internal commitment, leadership and clear accountability to prioritize safety. Our new case study shares in-depth tips on the importance of planning and coordinating among diverse stakeholders to ensure successful actions, measure …

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August 22, 2017 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Case Studies, News

A new resource helping cities and regional agencies collaborate on safety measurement, funding, policy, and planning   The role of Metropolitan Planning Organizations, or MPOs, is receiving increasing attention as more people across the country acknowledge the travesty of preventable loss of lives on our roadways and adopt a Vision Zero approach to eliminate traffic …

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