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Messaging About Vision Zero Matters — Here’s How To Do It Better

Cities across the U.S. are embracing "safe systems" approaches. But are they prepared to sell their residents on those game-changing strategies — much less involve them as meaningful partners?

February 14, 2024

Five Things to Learn From NYC’s Decade of Vision Zero Successes And Shortcomings

America's oldest city-wide Vision Zero goal is turning 10. What can other cities learn from their experiences?

February 12, 2024

50 Years Since Nixon’s ‘National Speed Limit’: A Tale of Missed Opportunities

A half-century after the federal government instituted a national maximum speed, setting speed limits that keep all road users safe has become a political battleground.

January 31, 2024

Die-In Rally Calls on LA Mayor to End Record Traffic Deaths

336 people were killed in L.A. City traffic crashes in 2023 — the highest total in over 20 years. Safe streets advocates are urging the city to take Vision Zero seriously.

January 29, 2024

States, We Need Your Vision to Get to ‘Zero’

State DOTs play a central role in the safety and sustainability of transportation systems because states set policies. Here are two that do it poorly and two that do it well.

December 26, 2023

L.A. Times Does Excellent Deep Dive on Dooring

The Times speaks to drivers, a majority of Times readers, while also affirming the lives of cyclists. The article concisely explains terms - dooring, sharrows, protected bike lanes - that are common for cyclists, but little understood by the broader general public.

December 21, 2023

Anatomy of a Complete Streets Policy

How San Diego Advocates Pushed for, and Won, a Better Approach to Road Design.

December 21, 2023

San Francisco’s World Day of Remembrance

City marks another year of tragedy with Vision Zero more elusive than ever.

November 21, 2023