A Case Study on Managing Speed for Safety Speed-related fatalities and injuries have reached alarming numbers, with a recent national study finding that more than 10,000 deaths each year in the U.S. are related to speeding. That’s an estimated 27 lives lost each day – children, parents, grandparents, friends – all deaths that could and […]
The City of Portland has long been a leader in creative solutions to ensure safe, healthy mobility options. As part of Vision Zero, the city is now developing innovative strategies, founded in the safe systems approach, to tackle the deadly problem of speed. These strategies include working with Oregon Department of Transportation to seek alternatives […]

April 13, 2015 • BY Vision Zero Network • IN News

It was just before noon on a sunny Valentine’s Day in Portland, Ore., when Yan Huang and her husband Zhi Hu were struck by a pickup truck while crossing Southeast Division Street. When police and paramedics arrived moments later, Huang, 78, was already dead — and Hu, 80, was rushed to the hospital. That wasn’t […]
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