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November 22, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN Families for Safe Streets, News

From Boise to Boston, Durham to Denver, Omaha to Orlando, communities across North America mobilized for Safe Streets to Save Lives, as part of annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Sunday, November 20, 2022. A record number of communities across the U.S. — more than 60 — and hundreds more worldwide …

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November 10, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News, Webinars

Too often, severe traffic crashes are seen as distinct tragedies that happen independently of each other. However, the reality is that these tragedies share common traits, are predictable, and can be prevented. The traffic deaths and serious injuries we hear about every day are largely the results of the current systems that normalize crashes and …

Build In Safety With the Safe System Approach: Examples from U.S. Communities Read More »

November 1, 2022 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

More people – sons, daughters, grandparents, friends – were hit and killed while walking in the U.S. in 2021 than at any time in the past 40 years. Overall, roadway deaths reached a 16-year-high in 2021 in this nation. So far, 2022 is on the same tragic pace. But it doesn’t have to be this …

Vision Zero is Possible: Analysis Shows Path to Safe Mobility Read More »

September 26, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN Families for Safe Streets, News

Join us November 20, 2022 to Push for Safe Streets to Save Lives Recent Updates: Submit the details of your event to us by October 20th so that we can help amplify your message. We have also prepared a range of resources and trainings to assist you in your advocacy efforts. For more information or …

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September 15, 2022 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

Q&A with Our New Project Associate Please join us in welcoming Odion Ovbiagele to the Vision Zero Network team as Project Associate. Odion has been drawn to the intersection of safe mobility, racial equity and public health and will bring her passion to our Vision Zero work. In her role as Project Associate, Odion will …

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August 25, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News

So you know that Vision Zero – a fundamental shift in how we approach roadway safety – takes strong leadership, a willingness to change the status quo, and a focus on equitable and effective safety strategies. Of course, money helps too. You’re in luck! The new Safe Streets & Roads for All (SS4A) federal grants …

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August 22, 2022 • BY Tiffany Smith • IN News

Remember. Support. Act. Please join us for the annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims on Sunday, November 20, 2022. This is your chance to remember those lost and injured in crashes and to bring extra urgency to your advocacy for change. This year’s event is especially timely, as the number of people …

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August 8, 2022 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

A Q&A with our new Program Manager We’re thrilled to welcome Tiffany Smith to the Vision Zero Network team as our full-time Program Manager, starting August 8, 2022. Tiffany will focus on Vision Zero Network priorities of advancing racial and income equity in our work and safe mobility efforts across the nation, and supporting communities …

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August 3, 2022 • BY Vision Zero Network • IN News

Guest Author: Niko Letunic As communities across the U.S. experience tragic increases in roadway deaths and injuries, more people are recognizing that it does not have to be this way. In fact, we have the tools to redesign public spaces to be less car-dominated and to align with community goals for safety, health, equity and …

Use these tools to save lives:
Quick, low-cost, effective street redesigns
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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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