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January 27, 2021 | BY Jenn Fox | IN News, People Behind the Progress

Sylvester Turner is in his second term as Mayor of Houston, Texas. He is working to break down silos in the city’s approach to mobility and he recently launched Houston’s Vision Zero Plan Action Plan. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to talk with the Mayor about the City’s work for safe mobility. Vision Zero Network: …

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September 1, 2016 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN Case Studies

Cross-departmental collaboration is one of the necessary elements for effective Vision Zero efforts. Traffic safety is not the purview of any single department, and Vision Zero projects often demand buy-in and leadership from multiple agencies within a city structure, including Transportation, Public Works, Police, and Public Health, among others. While it’s not glamorous or even visible to most of the public, one of the most important things a city can do is make sure its internal processes allow for – and even incentivize – strong cooperation between agencies to advance Vision Zero.

January 26, 2016 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

Ten U.S. cities have announced their plans to step up efforts to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries among all road users by joining the new Vision Zero Focus Cities program, launched by the Vision Zero Network. The 10 Vision Zero Focus Cities include: Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Los Angeles, CA; New York City, NY; Portland, OR; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Washington, D.C.

June 22, 2015 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News

City Leaders: No Loss of Life Acceptable on our Streets Signaling a powerful shift for urban transportation safety, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today passed a resolution supporting Vision Zero at its annual meeting of more than 270 mayors, held in San Francisco, CA. Recognizing that “traffic fatalities are not inevitable,” the resolution declared …

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April 10, 2015 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

The doctors came over to us and had to explain they had been working on Ally for half an hour and had to stop. They were pumping her heart and it wouldn’t start… We’re not the same people. What’s so difficult is that this was preventable. – Mother of Allison Liao, 3, struck by a …

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