World Day of Remembrance

December 2, 2015 • BY Vision Zero Network • IN News

In March, when Mayor Marty Walsh committed the City of Boston to Vision Zero, it was a big victory — with a long backstory. And now that the policy is on the books in the state’s most populous metropolis, a coalition of advocates is expanding the narrative to include all of Massachusetts. For years leading up …

Boston & Beyond: Statewide Coalition Launches in Massachusetts Read More »

November 19, 2015 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

As I walked with more than 100 people in San Francisco’s first-ever commemoration of the World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims, I saw signs of hope. Tragically, we know the commemoration and action of millions worldwide will not bring back the loved ones lost to traffic violence, nor take away the suffering of those …

San Franciscans call for a “culture of life and safety” Read More »

November 16, 2015 • BY Vision Zero Network • IN News

On November 15, millions mobilized for World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. Here in the United States, thousands of advocates took a stand for #VisionZero, calling for an end to traffic violence that takes the lives of more than 1.2 million people each year. We were honored to witness powerful actions from advocates …

We Remember — and We Stand for Vision Zero Read More »

November 11, 2015 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News, Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Leah Shahum, Vision Zero Network (415) 269-4170, leah@visionzeronetwork.org November 11, 2015 — More than 1.2 million people lose their lives each year in traffic crashes across the globe – including more than 33,000 in America. This Sunday, on the 20th anniversary of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic …

Media Advisory: World Day of Remembrance Unites Millions to End Traffic Deaths Read More »

November 5, 2015 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

Blog by Leah Shahum and Alex Stone On November 15, Kristi Finney-Dunn will post a nearly life-size silhouette of her son, Dustin (pictured right), at the spot where he was hit and killed by a drunk driver. Four years ago, Dustin was simply bicycling home in Portland, Ore. when his life was tragically cut short …

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October 21, 2015 • BY Leah Shahum • IN News

Chelsea Norman was 24 years old when she was hit and killed by a driver as she was biking home from work in Houston. She had a dream to open a wine and dessert shop. Pui Fong Yim Lee was 78 years old when she was struck and killed by a driver while walking in …

November 15: Uniting to End Traffic Violence Read More »