Vision Zero Cities Journal 2022: Traffic Safety Guidance for a Safer Future

The Vision Zero Cities Journal provides information on traffic safety innovations and the global movement toward Vision Zero.

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October 21, 2022, 5:00 AM PDT

By Todd Litman


Pedestrians and cyclists in busy city crosswalk with blurred motion

Christian Mueller / Busy crosswalk

Vision Zero is a strategy, adopted by local and national governments around the world, that aims to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries.

The Vision Zero Cities Journal is an international journal of traffic safety innovation and the global movement toward Vision Zero published by Transportation Alternatives.

Articles from the 2022 Journal:

The Case for Taxing Large Vehicles
By Justin Tyndall

Driving as a Risk Factor: A New Paradigm for Vision Zero
By Todd Litman

Out of Control: How to Fix Our Most Dangerous Roads
By Sindhu Bharadwaj & Matthew Roe

Why the Insurance Industry Needs a Seat at the Road Safety Table
By Kat Krieger

LA’s Traffic Violence is a Public Health Crisis That Needs Public Health Solutions
By Madeline Brozen & John Yi

Why Everyone Hates Cyclists: Realistic Group Conflict Theory and the Plight of Cyclists
By Nadia Williams

Made in Nigeria: The Electric Cargo Bike Revolution Comes to Africa
By Olukokun Tolulope

Vision Zero Reporting: How I Built a Natural-Language Processing Tool to Improve Media Coverage of Car Crashes
By Gregory Lang

Jakarta: The Need to Keep Moving Forward
By Fani Rachmita

Towards Mobility Without Gender Barriers in Buenos Aires
By Manuela López Menéndez

Connected Vehicles Without Speed Limitation Is More of the Same
By Peter Norton

Street Safety: Not Just for Progressives
By Michael Lewyn

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 in Vision Zero Cities Journal

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