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 […]
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.
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 […]