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Vision Zero

February 5, 2021, 6am PST
After the Twin Cities lowered speed limits in the urban core of the region in 2020, a trio of suburban cities are planning to follow. Two of the cities are planning to set some speed limits as low as 20 mph.
Star Tribune
January 27, 2021, 5am PST
A new survey reveals broad support for a less car-centric approach to capital investment in the city of New York.
Gothamist
January 25, 2021, 6am PST
Three-foot passing rules are safe. Requiring drivers to change lanes to pass people on bikes are even safer.
The Virginia Mercury
January 5, 2021, 7am PST
It's another one of those crises within a crisis, but driving has been more dangerous during the pandemic.
The New York Times
December 21, 2020, 7am PST
In Houston, 60 percent of serious automobile crashes occur on 6 percent of the city's streets. A New Vision Zero Action Plan will focus safety improvements on those streets with a high density of traffic deaths and serious injuries.
City of Houston Mayor's Office
December 2, 2020, 5am PST
Record numbers of pedestrians have been killed by drivers in recent years. The federal government says a "team effort" will be necessary to stop the carnage.
Smart Cities Dive
November 29, 2020, 5am PST
The visions of a car-free utopia that might have seemed like a potential silver lining in March and April have given away to a tragic reality.
New York Post
November 25, 2020, 12pm PST
Texas has had a road fatality every single day for 20 years.
Houston Chronicle
October 14, 2020, 8am PDT
The first 20 mile per hour speed limit signs have been installed this week in the Twin Cities.
Pioneer Press
September 25, 2020, 5am PDT
Bike and pedestrian deaths have been on the rise in D.C. despite a Vision Zero commitment. New legislation will pave the way for new infrastructure and safety improvements.
The Washington Post
Blog post
July 20, 2020, 6am PDT
Examining models of progress toward restrictions on the use and storage of automobiles from urban areas around the world.
Joan Fitzgerald
June 11, 2020, 12pm PDT
As a leading bicycle advocacy organization withdraws support for police enforcement of Vision Zero plans, the discretionary practices of traffic enforcement come under rejuvenated scrutiny.
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
June 3, 2020, 6am PDT
The draft new Montgomery County Complete Streets design guide is a key tool for achieving the goals set out by the county's Vision Zero Action Plan.
Montgomery Planning
June 1, 2020, 5am PDT
Speed limits in Washington, D.C. are safer for everyone.
The Washington Post
April 29, 2020, 10am PDT
Vision Zero arrives in one of the country's most car-centric big cities.
Atlanta Intown
March 9, 2020, 7am PDT
Minneapolis and St. Paul are teaming up, with new authority granted by the State legislature, to lower speed limits in both cities.
Star Tribune
February 23, 2020, 9am PST
An additional benefit of the 14th Street Busway project in Manhattan has emerged: greatly reduced traffic collision rates.
StreetsBlog NYC
February 19, 2020, 7am PST
Traffic safety initiatives must recognise that all vehicle travel imposes risks, and traffic reduction policies increase safety in addition to other benefits.
Action Vision Zero
Blog post
February 13, 2020, 5am PST
Many jurisdictions have vehicle miles traveled (VMT) reduction targets, intended to reduce congestion and pollution. They can also provide large but often overlooked traffic safety benefits.
Todd Litman
February 12, 2020, 12pm PST
In 2015, Austin, Texas adopted a Vision Zero goal to reach zero traffic fatalities.
Smart Cities Dive