Vision Zero Action Plan

August 25, 2022 | BY Tiffany Smith | IN News

So you know that Vision Zero – a fundamental shift in how we approach roadway safety – takes strong leadership, a willingness to change the status quo, and a focus on equitable and effective safety strategies. Of course, money helps too. You’re in luck! The new Safe Streets & Roads for All (SS4A) federal grants …

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July 8, 2022 | BY Leah Shahum | IN Case Studies, News

As the momentum around Vision Zero spreads across the United States, one of the most common questions we hear from interested stakeholders is: What makes a Vision Zero community? We know that achieving the goal of zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries cannot be achieved with a “business as usual” mindset. While Vision Zero does …

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June 21, 2022 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Case Studies, News

Across the country, a growing number of communities are committing to Vision Zero – the goal of zero traffic deaths or severe injuries among all road users. Making progress toward this vital goal entails far more than setting a goal, of course; communities must recognize and commit to a fundamental shift in how they think about and act on roadway safety.

February 10, 2022 | BY Jenn Fox | IN Case Studies, News

Interest in Vision Zero is growing across the U.S. and the world. Many are wondering: “Where do we start?” While every community is different, there are some important common first steps that we recommend. So, whether you are a mayor, a transportation planner or engineer, or a community advocate, we hope the following list of …

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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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October 14, 2020 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN News, Webinars

By Nora Hanak We are encouraged to see that Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) are increasingly recognizing their roles in the critical work of safety and equity in their mobility efforts. In our September 24th webinar, “How MPOs Can Lead on Vision Zero & Equitable Mobility” (linked below), we were pleased to learn from Lake McTighe, …

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March 4, 2019 | BY Leah Shahum | IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

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 …

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August 3, 2018 | BY Vision Zero Network | IN International, News

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, …

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February 15, 2018 | BY Kathleen Ferrier | IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities

  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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February 1, 2018 | BY Kathleen Ferrier | IN News, U.S. Vision Zero Cities, Webinars

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 …

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