Vision Zero

July 13, 2018, 11am PDT
It seems like Vision Zero never had a chance.
Greater Greater Washington
June 28, 2018, 12pm PDT
The city may not have done enough to actually slow down driving in its nominal slow zones.
StreetsBlog NYC
June 22, 2018, 5am PDT
This is another one of those "funny" articles, in that it's satire about a tragic state of affairs.
The Beaverton
June 19, 2018, 9am PDT
Portland is hoping better vehicle and pedestrian counts, produced by high-tech sensors place on street light poles, can help deliver on Vision Zero promises.
The Oregonian
June 19, 2018, 5am PDT
Former Toronto Planning Director Jennifer Keesmaat is responding to rising pedestrian and bike fatalities in the "Vision Zero" city with a series of calls for action.
The Toronto Star
May 30, 2018, 9am PDT
A few pioneering fire departments are making room for safety (while demanding less space) on city streets.
Streetsblog USA
May 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
LADOT is rehearsing now for the day it has to manage autonomous vehicles alongside delivery drones and air taxis.
The Planning Report
May 22, 2018, 2pm PDT
To end traffic fatalities while still enabling urban mobility, cars will have to slow down and people will have to travel by other modes.
Medium
May 17, 2018, 5am PDT
A $1 million project to reduce vehicle lanes on Detroit's Jefferson Boulevard is designed to increase safety along the busy corridor.
Crain's Detroit Business
April 26, 2018, 5am PDT
Taking Vision Zero beyond the local level.
Curbed
March 21, 2018, 10am PDT
The Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial Board pushes against a proposed bill that increases City Council oversight of new bike lanes. Traffic calming, the Inquirer argues, requires a citywide approach.
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
March 9, 2018, 1pm PST
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been criticized by pedestrian safety activists and, when a driver ran a red light killing two young children, hundreds came out to confront the mayor in person.
The Village Voice
March 9, 2018, 7am PST
Queens Boulevard from Roosevelt Avenue to 73rd Street got a new look in 2015, but the New York Department of Transportation is planning to take the street redesign even further.
StreetsBlog NYC
March 5, 2018, 7am PST
Traffic safety still needs a lot of work. Better maps can certainly help the cause.
StreetsBlog NYC
January 31, 2018, 6am PST
Giving pedestrians a head start at crosswalks is a simple fix that could save lots of lives. New York City has already seen a significant reduction in fatalities and injuries.
CityLab
January 19, 2018, 6am PST
Portland has implemented one of the most sweeping commitments to traffic safety of any city in the United States: 20 mph speed limits over the vast majority of the city's streets.
Streetsblog USA
January 17, 2018, 2pm PST
Around the world, car crashes are the tenth leading cause of death, and while the United States is spending money on transportation, that money isn't making the roads safer.
Curbed
January 2, 2018, 2pm PST
Many cities say they've adopted Vision Zero, but the numbers show they aren't actually getting any safer.
Streetsblog USA
December 6, 2017, 7am PST
The 300-foot wide Queens Boulevard has been known as the Boulevard of Death. Since 1990, it has claimed 186 lives, 74 percent being pedestrians, including 18 in 1997 alone. A series of safety improvements have brought fatalities to zero since 2014.
The New York Times
November 30, 2017, 1pm PST
Traffic signals at more than 2,000 intersections in New York City now have a pedestrian head start, making them the "unsung heroes" of Vision Zero.
The New York Times