Upcoming Event
Building a Safe System Foundation for Your Plan

March 23, 2023 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Pacific Time

Join us for the second webinar in our series Fundamentals of Vision Zero Action Planning. This session will focus on Building a Safe System Foundation for your Plan. Specifically, we’ll cover the following:

  • Fundamental differences between the Safe System approach and traditional roadway safety plans;
  • Building buy-in for the Safe System approach;
  • How to avoid common pitfalls when developing Action Plans;
  • Share tips from practitioners at the local and regional levels based on experiences building Safe System-oriented Plans.

With the availability of new federal funding dedicated to Vision Zero planning and implementation, it's crucial to ensure that your community's foundational work towards safe mobility is solid, effective, and equitable. We'll be joined by panelists from communities who have developed strong Safe Systems based Action Plans: 

  • Kelley Yemen, Director of Complete Streets, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure & Sustainability in the City of Philadelphia
  • Carrie Wilhelme, Senior Transportation Planner, Public Works Department of Tacoma, WA
  • Emily Kleinfelter, Safety/Regional Vision Zero Planner, Denver Regional Council of Governments

About the webinar series: This "Fundamentals of Vision Zero Action Planning" webinar series is particularly relevant for communities interested in adopting a Safe System approach and striving to achieve the goal of Vision Zero. It will also be valuable for those looking to revisit their existing Action Plans and prioritize a Safe System Approach. Whether you're one of the 450+ US communities awarded a Safe Streets and Roads for All planning grant from the US Department of Transportation, or considering future planning efforts, or updating your existing plan, this webinar is for you.

About Vision Zero Network: Vision Zero Network is a nonprofit founded in 2015 to build momentum for and advance Vision Zero and the Safe System approach in communities across the U.S. We develop hands-on resources, facilitate peer exchanges, lead webinars and trainings, and offer communities to help make Vision Zero effective on the ground. Please visit our website for a selection of helpful resources.

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