We love to provide spotlights on how Vision Zero Advocate Institute Communities integrate traffic safety into their program plans. The Candy Cane Checkstop is part of the larger Vision Zero Advocate Institute programming in Lac La Biche, Alberta. As one of our member communities, Lac La Biche has been lighting up the community with diverse […]
Each week, we bring you some of the top stories about traffic safety and Vision Zero, from around the world. Have something interesting to contribute? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! SUDBURY, MA. Police in the town of Sudbury are remining drivers to transport their Christmas trees responsibly after pulling over a driver transporting the tree pictured […]
Each week, we bring you some of the top stories about traffic safety and Vision Zero, from around the world. Have something interesting to contribute? Email us at email@example.com! LISBON, PORTUGAL. The Smart Company (the ones who brought us Smart cars) have decided to shake up the look of pedestrian signals. Often times you […]
Meet Graham, the only human designed to survive a high speed crash
Each month, we bring you some of the top stories around Vision Zero. Here are the top five for November. LONDON, UK. A “smart crossing” prototype that utilizes sensors, cameras, and large LED screens installed in the road have been recently revealed in London. “Starling Crossing improves safety by adjusting road markings in real time, […]
November 15th, 2017 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance in support of road crash victims. In 2016, almost 2000 people lost their lives in Canada as a result of road crashes. Many thousands more sustained serious, and often, life changing injuries. Countless thousands of lives were changed in collisions that were probably preventable. As we live […]
Mindsets change about traffic safety when it’s personal. This video, produced by the Transport Accident Commission Victoria, is a stark reminder how quickly shifts in thinking happen when loved ones are involved, and the statistics become your reality. We love using this video to ground Vision Zero in the personal, whether it is at the […]
The Institute recently had the opportunity to join our partners at Parachute’s 2nd Annual Vision Zero Summit. A great event, the conference focused on emerging Vision Zero topics, including media, environment, human behaviour. The conference drove home the idea that Vision Zero is something that we need to continually work towards. Paul Steely White, from […]
Each month, we bring you some of the top stories around Vision Zero. Here are the top five for October.
In this article, Leah shares five lessons she learned in working with European jurisdictions on Vision Zero.