February 18, 2020 BY Leah Shahumin News, Safety Over Speed, Webinars

Promising Practices to Manage Speed in Cities for Pedestrian Safety

One thing is clear: To make meaningful advances toward Vision Zero and safe mobility for all, we must manage speed for safety. We know a lot already about what works, and we're learning more as Vision Zero commitment grows worldwide. Now, it's a matter of political will, community advocacy, and using the strategies that work to encourage safe speeds on our roads.

In this one-hour webinar, learn how research backs up strategies to manage speed for safety: ranging from specific design countermeasures to collaboration between local and state staff on flexibility in roadway design to changing regulations that govern speed-limit setting. Read the research supported by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. And this webinar features one of the report’s co-authors, Rebecca L. Sanders of Arizona State University, as well as practitioners from Seattle and Austin, sharing their on-the-ground experiences. (Teaser: These cities' Vision Zero work is elevating managing speed from a Safe Systems approach... and seeing progress!)


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One thing is clear: To make meaningful advances toward Vision Zero and safe mobility for all, we must manage speed for safety. We know a lot already about what works, and we're learning more as Vision Zero commitment grows worldwide. Now, it's a matter of political will, community advocacy, and using the strategies that work to encourage safe speeds on our roads.

In this one-hour webinar, learn how research backs up strategies to manage speed for safety: ranging from specific design countermeasures to collaboration between local and state staff on flexibility in roadway design to changing regulations that govern speed-limit setting. Read the research supported by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. And this webinar features one of the report’s co-authors, Rebecca L. Sanders of Arizona State University, as well as practitioners from Seattle and Austin, sharing their on-the-ground experiences. (Teaser: These cities' Vision Zero work is elevating managing speed from a Safe Systems approach... and seeing progress!)


Do you value resources like this one offered by the Vision Zero Network? Want us to keep at it? Please support our nonprofit efforts by making a contribution and/or signing your company up as a sponsor.


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