San Francisco Raises the Notch for Vision Zero in New Action Strategy: Aiming for Transformative Change

What’s next for Vision Zero? We hope that communities look to San Francisco for inspiration as the nation’s second-longest running Vision Zero program releases its updated Action Strategy. At the Vision Zero Network, we see a lot to like in its approach. San Francisco’s Vision Zero Action Strategy (its third version since making the VZ […]

Lessons from London’s Inspired Vision Zero Action Plan

In late July, London released a new Vision Zero Action Plan. To call it impressive would be an understatement. In particular, we appreciate that the plan has healthy portions of two key ingredients: Vision and Action. London’s recently announced Vision Zero commitment sets the goal of eliminating all traffic deaths and severe injuries by 2041, […]

Cambridge Launches Vision Zero Action Plan, Reduces Speed to Save Lives

  The City of Cambridge launched its new Vision Zero Action Plan last week and didn’t waste any time in kickstarting action to move from vision to action with strong implementation steps. As city officials released the plan, they also announced the implementation of 20 MPH Safety Zones in its five historic city squares, effective […]

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Focus on Outcomes Key to Effective Vision Zero Action Plans

At its best, Vision Zero has the potential to galvanize a thorough and lasting shift in how we design and use our transportation systems to prioritize the preservation and quality of human life. At its worst, Vision Zero runs the risk of becoming a watered-down slogan that provides only a vague attempt toward real, life-saving […]