Vision Zero is not a slogan, not a tagline, not even just a program. It is a fundamentally different way to approach traffic safety.
Vision Zero is an internationally adopted strategy to eliminate all traffic-related deaths and severe injuries, while increasing safety, health, and mobility for all. SOSNA utilizes this strategy promote safety for every street and sidewalk users within the neighborhood by improving street and intersection design, access, and following the established principles of Vision Zero. Vision Zero acknowledges that many factors contribute to safe mobility — including roadway design, speeds, behaviors, technology, and policies — and sets clear goals to achieve the shared goal of zero fatalities and severe injuries.
The Vision Zero Committee meets every 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 PM via ZOOM (unless otherwise noted). Join the Google Group for meeting instructions.
Who Should Get Involved
Vision Zero is a multidisciplinary approach, bringing together diverse and necessary stakeholders to address this complex problem. The scope of our work involves traffic calming, bicycle lanes, pedestrian safety and mobility (including ADA accessibility), and public transportation.
The Vision Zero Committee has many neighborhood-wide projects for you to join. If you’re interested in improving the walkability and livability of our neighborhood, the Vision Zero Committee is right for you!
Adding a protected bicycle lane, shortening the crossing distance, and adding ADA ramps to 22nd St.
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