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March 22, 2021 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News

Communities Embrace Safe Speeds, Key to Safe System Approach We are pleased to announce that three California communities have been selected to participate in a series of virtual workshops designed to develop and sustain effective speed management for safety programs. Palmdale, Oakland and Kern County were selected through a competitive application process.  Each community will …

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March 17, 2021 | BY Jenn Fox | IN News, Safety Over Speed

Anyone working on traffic safety efforts – whether at the local, regional, State, or Federal level – knows that coordination between the various levels can be challenging. Even when agencies share the same overarching goal of safety, their policies, practices, and communications may not always align. We are pleased to showcase a helpful resource released …

State & Local Coordination to Advance Vision Zero: New Federal Report Highlights Strategies Read More »

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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January 11, 2021 | BY Jenn Fox | IN News, People Behind the Progress

Here at the Vision Zero Network, we have been thinking a lot about transformative change in America’s approach toward safe mobility. Given the nation’s history of racial injustices and ongoing systemic racism, transportation safety work must confront and correct over-emphasis on police enforcement. We need a paradigm shift that starts with acknowledging past wrongs and …

Reflecting on lessons learned and working to advance justice and equity in Vision Zero Read More »

November 19, 2020 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Families for Safe Streets, News

World Day of Remembrance Events Urge Safety Over Speed Imagine city, state, and federal leaders having access to a proven vaccine for a public health crisis that took the lives of more than 1.3 million people worldwide each year. Yet, for some reason, they did not utilize it to the fullest extent. Instead, they focused …

Uniting to Stop Preventable Traffic Violence Read More »

November 10, 2020 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, Press

November 15th: Day of Action to End Safety Epidemic FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Leah Shahum, Vision Zero Network info@visionzeronetwork.org WHAT: On this annual World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, communities across the nation and globe are organizing  in-person and virtual events calling to end the epidemic of traffic violence. More than 25 …

Media Advisory: Communities Mobilize to Prevent Traffic Deaths Read More »

November 4, 2020 | BY Jenn Fox | IN News, People Behind the Progress

Juan Martinez has been part of groundbreaking campaigns to adopt Vision Zero, pass state legislation to lower speed limits and use automated speed enforcement (ASE). We’re fortunate to have him as a member of our Vision Zero Network Advisory Committee. We asked Juan what lessons he learned as an early Vision Zero champion, and what …

Talking with Juan Martinez, Senior Advisor for State Legislative Affairs in New York City Read More »

July 13, 2020 | BY Elliot Miciek | IN News, Safety Over Speed, Webinars

The Vision Zero Network was pleased to host a webinar on June 18, 2020 featuring promising speed management efforts in Seattle and Minneapolis. Both cities have prioritized safe speeds in their Vision Zero work, recognizing the critical role speed plays in the frequency and severity of crashes. And both are examples of the growing appetite …

Webinar Recap: Cities Managing Speed for Safety: Learning from Seattle and Minneapolis Read More »

July 4, 2020 | BY Jenn Fox | IN News, People Behind the Progress, Safety Over Speed

For this month’s People Behind the Progress, we’re talking with Dr. Offer Grembek, about modernizing speed setting practices and monitoring the frequency and types of crashes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Offer is the co-director of the University of California Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center and co-chairs the Transportation Research Board Global Road Safety …

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May 19, 2020 | BY Leah Shahum | IN International, News, Webinars

In this webinar, the Vision Zero Network was pleased to welcome back Jessica Truong, of the international Towards Zero Foundation based in London, and formerly with the Transport Accident Commission in Victoria, Australia. A few weeks before this, Truong led an informative presentation about the principles of Safe Systems, which underlie Vision Zero. (You can …

Webinar Recap: Safe Systems for Safe Mobility: A Deeper Dive Read More »