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Vision Zero

The People Who Design our Roads and Cars Are Both Telling the Same Deadly Lie

It's time to remake the U.S.’s allegedly data-driven approach to road safety by reinventing our understanding of the crash data that informs it all.

June 25, 2024

Why So Many Dangerous, Car-Dominated Cities Have ‘Achieved’ Vision Zero

A new report shows hundreds of mid-sized U.S. cities have avoided road deaths for at least a year. That doesn't necessarily mean they're safe.

June 5, 2024

L.A. City Shares Update on Hollywood Blvd. Improvements

Protected bike lanes are coming to Hollywood Boulevard this summer

May 31, 2024

Three Unseen Harms of America’s Pedestrian Death Crisis

If 7,500+ dead pedestrians isn't enough to inspire change, maybe the ocean of injuries, grieving loved ones and lost opportunities can.

May 30, 2024

‘We Have the Power To Reshape our Cities’: Hoboken Mayor Reflects on Seven Years of Vision Zero Success

"It is our duty, as elected officials, public policymakers, and advocates, like many of us here today, to face these challenges head on, and recognize that the status quo doesn’t always cut it."

May 16, 2024

Advocates Push for Safety Improvements in San Diego

"Fix the Fatal 15" calls attention to the fifteen most dangerous intersections in the city, and advocates offer inexpensive, practical solutions.

May 13, 2024

More Promises to Do Better at Breed’s Vision Zero Political Rally

Mayor London Breed, transportation officials, and advocates held a rally Thursday afternoon on the steps of San Francisco City Hall to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the city’s Vision Zero pledge and to promise to do better on safety in the wake of the West Portal tragedy.

April 2, 2024

Commentary: Poor Leadership is the Through Line of the West Portal/Vision Zero Stories

In the wake of the West Portal crash, San Francisco media is echoing the alarms that Streetsblog has long sounded. Street safety is on the front pages of all the major newspapers.

March 25, 2024

Commentary: The West Portal Tragedy and the Unfathomable Cost of Motordom

Unrestricted driving, wide forgiving roads, little to no physical infrastructure to force speed reductions, and no real police enforcement—this is the predictable and inevitable result

March 20, 2024