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February 6, 2024 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

To achieve Vision Zero, we’ve got to recognize and address the disparities in who faces the greatest safety risks on our roadways, sidewalks and bikeways. Today, Black people are killed in crashes at a 30 percent higher rate compared to the white people and those living in low-income communities experience a fatality rate 35 percent […]

November 3, 2023 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News, Webinars

Managing speeds is a critical – if not the critical – strategy to advance Vision Zero. Recognizing this, communities are looking for ways to more rapidly pilot and implement effective actions to reduce speeds. And, fortunately, funding – including from the new federal Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) grant program – is increasingly […]

October 27, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

In the U.S., BIPOC and low-income communities experience an alarmingly high and disproportionate burden of risk on our roadways. The need for change is urgent. And the opportunity is ripe for policymakers, roadway safety professionals and Vision Zero advocates to address this tragic – and preventable – racial and income gap in safety outcomes. Vision […]

October 3, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

How do we know if we are making progress on Vision Zero goals in a community? What are ways to communicate promising steps that may not be visible to all? How about the challenges that need to be addressed? And, how do we continue to learn and evolve to reach our Vision Zero goals?  These […]

August 8, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

Note we released a new resource, Prioritizing Health Equity in Vision Zero Planning, outlining more actionable steps to integrate equity priorities in Vision Zero planning, decision-making, strategies, investments and more.  With growing focus on Vision Zero – safe mobility for all people – there is an important opportunity to align the goals of roadway safety […]

June 15, 2023 • BY Jenn Fox • IN News, Webinars

The fact that speed is a factor in at least one-third of roadway deaths in the U.S. is well known in traffic safety circles. Yet, for too long, we have made little progress in addressing America’s tragic – and preventable – speed problem.  Why? Part of the reason, we believe, is that we’ve been focusing […]

May 12, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

When it comes to advancing Vision Zero, data is crucial to set goals and strategies and measure progress to eliminate roadway fatalities and serious injuries. One key step is identifying your community’s High Injury Network (HIN) to show where the high numbers of traffic deaths and serious injuries are occurring. This should also help set […]

May 2, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

In developing a Vision Zero Action Plan, the process can be just as important as the product. That’s because moving from commitment to action takes more than words, or even good ideas, written into a plan. Progress takes building buy-in for changing the status quo and developing strong relationships with key stakeholders who understand and […]

March 29, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

What is the Safe System approach and why is it so important to a successful Vision Zero planning effort? These are the questions we asked roadway safety practitioners in our webinar, Building a Safe System Foundation for Your Plan.  We talked to Vision Zero leaders from Tacoma, WA; Philadelphia; and Denver Regional Council of Governments […]

March 8, 2023 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

Overview of Key Steps & Strategies With unacceptably high numbers of roadway deaths and new federal funding dedicated to Vision Zero planning and implementation, now is the time to ensure your community is building a strong, actionable foundation for safe mobility, including using effective and equitable strategies.   Whether yours is one of the 450+ communities […]
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