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  What is one critical strategy to advancing Vision Zero that is often forgotten or ignored? The answer is clear: managing speed for safety. Data and experience show it. As does a compelling new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), which we are pleased to feature in our latest webinar “Rethinking Speed …

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If you’re looking for a benchmark to measure the quality and substance of Vision Zero policies and approaches in your community, spend some time reading through our Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities and watching our Core Elements webinar, co-hosted with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE). The 10 Core Elements identify the most impactful …

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Safe Systems is a key difference between Vision Zero and a traditional approach to traffic safety. Yet, we acknowledge that a “systems-based approach” can sound like esoteric jargon that does not translate easily to action or motivation for those on the ground working to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries in their communities. In this December …

Webinar Recap: Safety & Systems for Vision Zero–Putting Theory Into Practice Read More »

We are seeing a growing number of local communities recognize that their speed limits are set too high, sending the wrong message and encouraging less-than-safe behaviors. And fortunately, more and more of these communities are stepping up to attempt to change their speed limits to prioritize safety over speed. But, we know the process is …

Cities Can Look to Boston, IIHS for Inspiration to Reduce Speed Limits Read More »

Investments in transit are investments in traffic safety – that was a key takeaway from our most recent webinar, “Aligning Public Transit & Vision Zero for Better Communities.” While each presenter approached the topic from a different perspective – data analysis, city planning, transit operations, advocacy – there is unanimity that improving public transit and …

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How do you catch the attention of people driving in order to not just talk about safety but actually motivate safe driving? We were pleased to be joined recently by city officials in Boston, Seattle, and San Antonio, as well as Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), to learn about one promising strategy. In our September 28th …

Webinar Recap: “Safest Driver” Programs – Lessons from Boston, Seattle & San Antonio Read More »

New Analysis Shows Need for Greater Collaboration It is clear to most that advancing Vision Zero requires making improvements to roadways and managing speed, but one of the less-acknowledged strategies toward safety is boosting our public transit systems, according to a new analysis released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). [pullquote]The Vision Zero Network …

Public Transit: An Undervalued, Effective Vision Zero Strategy Read More »

When discussing traffic safety, the lives so deeply impacted by injuries and fatalities can sometimes be minimized in technical and scientific jargon. Discussions about “level-of-service” for drivers or standards for traffic control devices tend to ignore the emotional and societal toll of 40,000 lives lost to traffic fatalities each year in the U.S. Fortunately, the …

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More mid-sized cities are committing to Vision Zero. For Fort Lauderdale, the need was urgent: the city was consistently ranked as one of the worst places for traffic fatalities, and residents identified safety as a top concern. In this Vision Zero 101 webinar, Vision Zero Network’s Founder and Director Leah Shahum presented the core Vision …

Webinar Recap: Fort Lauderdale and Vision Zero for Mid-Sized Cities Read More »

The world’s fifth largest metropolitan area is helping more people move about safely, while also demonstrating that Vision Zero is a viable solution for communities well beyond its birthplace of Europe. Mexico City committed to Vision Zero in 2015, and in its first two years has successfully reduced traffic deaths by a notable 18%, including …

Changing Culture to Save Lives: Mexico City’s Bold Commitment to Vision Zero Read More »