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Five Key Lessons From Europe’s Vision Zero Success

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Cross-posted from the Vision Zero Network From the moment that Vision Zero began capturing attention in American cities, we’ve heard many admiring references to its success in Europe, particularly in its birthplace of Sweden. I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to research those experiences and their lessons for the growing number of American communities working […]

“Vision Zero”: Not One More Traffic Death

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Airline safety has improved dramatically in the last 10 years, after two 1996 crashes killed 375 people. “This is the golden age of safety, the safest period, in the safest mode, in the history of the world.” That’s Marion C. Blakey, former administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, speaking last month just before the end […]

Streetfilms: “We’re New York, We Can Lead”

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Traffic Information & Relief Bill Press Conference  Running time: 4 minutes 3 seconds Transportation Alternatives held press conference on the steps of City Hall yesterday in support of Intro 199, a bill introduced in the City Council by Councilmember Gale Brewer that calls for better information-gathering about the city’s traffic and aims to "reduce the […]