Vision Zero

December 5, 2018, 9am PST
In a strange confluence of factors, expired speed limits and a state statute have hampered speed enforcement. Unfortunately, the proposed solution also looks a like a problem.
Los Angeles Times
October 25, 2018, 8am PDT
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed a slew of traffic safety changes, some of which could go into effect in early 2019.
Greater Greater Washington
October 23, 2018, 11am PDT
The de Blasio administration says they're committed to the Vision Zero goal of shrinking car ownership, but they don't seem to be doing much to slow its growth.
StreetsBlog NYC
October 21, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study sheds light on what actually convinces drivers to slow down and stop for pedestrians.
Streetsblog USA
October 20, 2018, 9am PDT
A safety-minded street reconfiguration overcame opposition in San Francisco thanks to strong political leadership.
San Francisco Examiner
October 3, 2018, 6am PDT
Making a speeding ticket a lot more expensive might convince drivers to slow down.
WJLA
September 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Tacoma is growing, so the city is expanding light rail and introducing bus rapid transit.
The Urbanist
September 24, 2018, 2pm PDT
The program’s outcomes in different cities show varying levels of success and some failures.
The Guardian
Feature
September 6, 2018, 6am PDT
It's not impossible to reshape the suburbs to be more walkable, but it does require careful planning and design.
Jason Beske, David Dixon
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