Cities Managing Speed for Safety: Learning from Seattle & Minneapolis


  • Start: June 18, 2020 11:00 AM
  • End: June 18, 2020 12:00 PM
  • Speakers: Leah Shahum

Thursday, June 18 @ 11am-12pm PT / 2-3pm ET

Reducing speed to save lives and prevent serious injuries is a cornerstone of Vision Zero. Safe speeds are especially important to help protect the most vulnerable on the road, and the difference of just 5 miles an hour can literally mean life or death in a crash. Cities around the globe are increasingly recognizing both the urgency of managing speeds and the capability of doing so. Strategies that seemed daunting for too long are becoming more commonplace in U.S. cities. Join us to learn what’s happening most recently in two Vision Zero communities — Seattle & Minneapolis — who are centering speed management in their safety work.

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