Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities

by Jenn Fox July 26, 2022 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 more than a goal or a tagline or, even, a program. Real commitment to Vision Zero entails taking significant actions to change the status quo to advance safe mobility goals. This resource  is designed to help communities work toward tangible and equitable results, benchmark progress toward safety, and ensure accountability.core elements for vision zero communities

Read the full 8-page document Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities; and reference this 2-page Summary, developed in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).

The Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities emphasizes the following four priority areas:

  • Leadership and Commitment;
  • Equity and Engagement;
  • Safe Roadways and Safe Speeds;
  • Data-Driven Approach, Transparency, and Accountability.

Learn more by watching our Core Elements webinar, co-hosted with the ITE; and our 2022 webinars – Vision Zero 101: Learning the Basics and Vision Zero 201: How to shift to the Safe System approach. And, we suggest checking out: Where to Start on the Road to Vision Zero.

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