May 17, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Webinars

In the third event in our series “Acting with Urgency,” we focused on the need to up the advocacy on another key component in advancing Vision Zero – safer vehicles. We shed light on what a big portion of today’s roadway safety risks are related to vehicles and underscored existing strategies to improve vehicle designs, …

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May 3, 2022 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News

Update: Thanks to all who expressed interest in this position. We are no longer accepting applications. We look forward to sharing more soon. Stay tuned. >>> We are thrilled to announce an opportunity to join the Vision Zero Network team. We are seeking a full-time Program Manager to be an integral part of our work …

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May 2, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Webinars

It’s worth paying special attention to the first in the list of core elements in the new National Roadway Safety Strategy, released in early 2022 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). Along with the other core elements of the Safe System approach – Safer Roads, Vehicles, Speeds and Post-Crash Care – the description …

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April 29, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Webinars

You understand the basics of Vision Zero and how its Safe System foundation differ from the traditional approach to roadway safety … so, what’s next? Find out in our Vision Zero 201 session – a 1-hour overview that moves beyond the basics and highlights the next-level, transformational changes needed to make meaningful and lasting roadway …

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April 5, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Webinars

Vision Zero is more than a goal. It’s more than a tagline. It’s more than a new program. When done well, Vision Zero is a paradigm shift in how we think about and act for safe mobility for all people. In this 1-hour webinar recording, we cover the basics of Vision Zero 101, including: The …

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March 14, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News

Let’s make sure that the recently passed $1.2 trillion federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) moves the needle for safety. There are some important Vision Zero advocacy opportunities in this new funding measure. The truth is that there are upsides and downsides to how this federal funding (especially as it’s funneled through the states) …

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March 9, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Webinars

While it’s a major step forward to have a (first-ever!) national commitment to zero roadway fatalities, we know the path to zero will require serious work and willingness to change a stubborn status quo.  We brought together some of the leaders we admire most for an honest and energizing conversation about “What’s Next?” on the …

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February 10, 2022 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Case Studies, News

Interest in Vision Zero is growing across the U.S. and the world. Many are wondering: “Where do we start?” While every community is different, there are some important common first steps that we recommend. So, whether you are a mayor, a transportation planner or engineer, or a community advocate, we hope the following list of …

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February 3, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Zero Traffic Deaths

The very public, stepped-up federal policy commitments to roadway safety – announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) in late January 2022 – are unprecedented on many levels. One is this: for the first time, our nation’s transportation leaders recognize and embrace the power of ZERO. “I understand the scale of the challenge …

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January 27, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Press, Zero Traffic Deaths

Vision Zero Network Statement on New National Roadway Safety Strategy Safety advocates are praising the new National Roadway Safety Strategy, calling it a significant step forward to stem and reverse a troubling upturn in traffic fatalities and serious injuries. The new Strategy, released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT), sets a first-ever …

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