SPUR Forum: Ending Traffic Deaths: Vision Zero

From SPUR:

Vision Zero started as an integrated approach to end traffic deaths across Sweden. Now it is emerging as a movement across the United States, including several cities in the Bay Area. Join leaders of San Francisco’s Vision Zero movement as they explain what it will take to reduce traffic deaths in the city to zero within the next 10 years.

+ Tim Papandreou / San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency​
Megan Weir / San Francisco Department of Public Health
Tyler Frisbee /San Francisco Bike Coalition
Nicole Schneider / WalkSF

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