What is Vision Zero? Simply put, it’s a recognition that traffic fatalities are preventable, and a commitment to ensure that no one is killed in traffic. Cities that adopt Vision Zero set out to end traffic deaths within a specific time frame. In America, a few cities have publicly committed to Vision Zero. So how […]
Vision Zero — the idea that we should no longer accept traffic deaths and serious injuries — is gaining momentum as a framework for thinking about city streets and transportation, as more American cities adopt the goal of ending traffic fatalities. But what actually constitutes a Vision Zero policy? What are the best strategies to dramatically […]
Agenda Items of Note: 6:45 9. Vision Zero Update – INFORMATION* On February 25, 2014, through Resolution 14-58, the Transportation Authority established an ad hoc Vision Zero Committee to support the City’s efforts to take comprehensive and coordinated actions to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety in the near-term. Megan Wier, with the San Francisco Department […]
This isn’t the most insightful thing I’ve drawn, but here’s the second installment of Vision Zero Comics. SBLA readers may recall that I drew the initial installment of Vision Zero Comics back in 2015. This June 2016 installment basically parrots a chart (below) from the city of Los Angeles’ excellent Vision Zero booklet [PDF]. My only addition was […]
Board of Supervisors Land Use and Transportation Committee Meeting Agenda [PDF] Item of note: 5. 141201 [Hearing – Vision Zero and Street Safety Project Delivery] Sponsor: Wiener Hearing on the delivery of Vision Zero and other street safety improvements; and requesting the Municipal Transportation Agency and Public Works to report.