Fundamentals

of Vision Zero Action Planning

Resources for Developing & Updating Strong Plans

Background

Information on what this resource is about and how to use it

Webinar Series

A series of the webinars on key elements of action plans

Resources

A collection of resources to strengthen your planning efforts

About the Series

Fundamentals of Vision Zero Action Planning is a valuable resource for communities prioritizing the Safe System approach and its role in achieving Vision Zero. This resource provides comprehensive guidance on how to develop effective and equitable plans. You’ll hear from experts and peers through both written materials and recorded webinars. The series covers essential topics to help communities developing new – or updating existing – roadway safety plans with the following:

  • An Overview of the Fundamentals of Vision Zero Action Planning
  • Building a Safe System Foundation
  • Critical Collaboration & Commitments for Vision Zero Action Planning
  • Prioritization: Data, High-Injury Networks, Equity Emphasis
  • Prioritizing Speed Management in Vision Zero Planning
  • Institutionalizing Health Equity
  • Performance metrics: Transparency, Accountability, Evaluation, 

Whether you’re one of the 450+ US communities awarded a Safe Streets and Roads for All planning grant from the US Department of Transportation, looking ahead to future planning efforts, or updating an existing plan, this resource is an invaluable tool. So, we invite you to read, watch, learn, and ask questions, to increase your chances of building a strong, actionable foundation for safe mobility.

Where to Start on the Road to Vision Zero

Look at the list of list of early actions

Guidelines for Creating an Effective Vision Zero Action Plan

Learn the basics of Vision Zero action planning

Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities

Let's focus on the most impactful actions

Prioritizing Health Equity in Vision Zero Planning

New Resource Highlights Key Actions, Examples

Key Takeaways & Recordings

Part 1: Fundamentals of Vision Zero Action Planning

Explore the foundational pillars of an effective Vision Zero Action Plan in our first session. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of the six key elements that underpin a robust Vision Zero strategy, laying the groundwork for safer roadways.

Part 2: Building a Strong Safe System Foundation: Examples from Vision Zero Action Plans

Learn from Vision Zero leaders in Tacoma, WA; Philadelphia; and Denver’s Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG, a regional MPO). Hear about their experiences and lessons learned in crafting Vision Zero Action Plans firmly rooted in the principles of the Safe System Approach.

Part 3: Critical Collaboration & Commitments for Vision Zero Action Planning

Discover what it means to develop Action Plans with collaboration, a critical component of the Vision Zero planning process. You’ll hear from roadway safety pioneers in Portland, OR; Austin, TX; and Nashville, TN on how to cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders who understand and embrace their roles in advancing Vision Zero & the Safe System Approach.

Part 4: Prioritization: Data, High-Injury Networks, Equity Emphasis

Vision Zero leaders in Tampa, FL; Oakland, CA; and the Burlington Graham Metropolitan Planning Organization, a regional MPO in North Carolina, share their approaches to prioritization in Vision Zero Planning. You’ll hear their strategies for prioritization that includes considerations including but not limited to crash data, high-injury networks, and equity priorities.

Part 5: Prioritizing Speed Management in Vision Zero Planning

Explore ways to elevate safety over speed in your community's Vision Zero planning. You’ll hear from leaders in Jersey City, NJ; Seattle, WA; and Salisbury, MD championing a Safe System approach in their speed management strategies.

Part 6: Institutionalizing Health Equity in Vision Zero Action Planning

Learn approaches to incorporating health equity in Action Planning including operationalizing what equity means in your Vision Zero work; supplementing crash data with experience; and prioritizing investments in communities that have been overlooked for safety improvements. Learn from Vision Zero leaders in Minneapolis, MN; Arlington County, VA; and Clackamas County, OR about how they are institutionalizing equity in their planning and implementation processes.

Part 7: Performance Metrics: Transparency, Accountability & Evaluation

Get equipped with indispensable strategies to monitor and evaluate the impact of your roadway safety projects. Hear from leaders in Denver,CO; Louisville, KY; and Washington D.C. on how they incorporate transparency, accountability, and effective evaluation in their safety planning & long-term strategic goals.

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