vehicle safety

April 3, 2024 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News, Webinars

Traditionally, vehicle safety has been considered a federal issue. So, understandably, many municipalities have shied away from including vehicle-related safety issues in their Vision Zero plans. But there are important ways that local communities can – and should – add this important Safe System component into their local road safety work. Learn more and hear […]

June 9, 2022 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News, Press

New promises for stepped-up commitment to roadway safety solutions made by the Administration, as part of its National Roadway Safety Strategy released at the start of the year, are now being put to the test. Yesterday (June 8, 2022) marked the last day of the public comment period for the much-anticipated update of the federal New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), which drew significant scrutiny from people across the nation.

May 17, 2022 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News, Webinars

In the third event in our series “Acting with Urgency,” we focused on the need to up the advocacy on another key component in advancing Vision Zero – safer vehicles. We shed light on what a big portion of today’s roadway safety risks are related to vehicles and underscored existing strategies to improve vehicle designs, […]

April 2, 2021 • BY Jenn Fox • IN News, Webinars

Professional drivers can be powerful forces in achieving Vision Zero. Vision Zero requires the commitment of all parts of society and achieving it -- eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries -- depends on full participation. The Vision Zero Network and Together for Safer Roads (TSR) convened a conversation with city and business leaders about ways […]

February 19, 2021 • BY Jenn Fox • IN International, News, Webinars

The Vision Zero Network and Together for Safer Roads convened international experts for an interactive discussion on integrating fleet safety in Vision Zero programs. We were joined by Alex Epstein with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Volpe Center, Peter Binham of Transportation for London, and Keith Kerman, New York City Chief Fleet Officer. Cities […]

January 29, 2021 • BY Jenn Fox • IN News

Fleet safety is a direct way to engage businesses in Vision Zero. The success of an agency or business that has a fleet depends on safe operations. The Vision Zero Network is working with Together for Safer Roads (TSR) to promote fleet safety in Vision zero plans and support demonstration projects. Vision Zero’s focus to […]

July 3, 2019 • BY Evan Mancini • IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities, Webinars

Vision Zero’s focus to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries entails all parts of the roadway system prioritizing safety. Municipal fleets of vehicles are an important part of this equation, whether they’re used to shovel snow, respond to fires and emergencies or allow city employees to drive on official business. Measuring the operation of these […]

May 29, 2018 • BY Kathleen Ferrier • IN News

Vision Zero is a data driven approach, and in today's world, there are many ways to collect data. The Vision Zero Network recently invited AT&T Fleet Complete, a global leading provider of fleet, asset, and mobile workforce management solutions, to share in a webinar how Vision Zero communities can collect, analyze, and use data analytics from […]

August 8, 2017 • BY Vision Zero Network • IN News, Webinars

In many cities, thousands of taxi and for-hire drivers log millions of miles on our roadways each year. With the increasing number of on-demand car services, these drivers can play a key role in creating safe streets and advancing Vision Zero. In this case study, we explore gains in New York City.

October 17, 2016 • BY Rachel Kruse • IN Case Studies

In this case study, we look at how cities can make relatively simple, inexpensive technology, policy, and training improvements to large vehicles to come closer to achieving Vision Zero. Early-adopter Vision Zero cities such as New York, Boston, Washington D.C., and San Francisco  have experienced success in recent years, following cities in Europe, Asia, and Latin […]

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