The physical, emotional and financial costs of serious or fatal traffic collisions are immeasurable. Having a proper “journey management” policy not only supports employee safety but also speaks to the value we place on all our employees.
Understanding how systems-based countermeasures can support your Vision Zero program planning is critical. The Parachute Vision Zero Network has developed infographics for both urban and rural environments, applying the Complete Streets framework to the unique contexts both environments have.
Marketing Vision Zero is essential for public education and buy-in. New York City has develop a campaign that utilizes borough and neighbourhood-specific information to make the issues of Vision Zero relevant to citizens in New York. This campaign was highly effective, with the marketing agency, CreativeMak, sharing that, “over 75% of New Yorkers recall having […]
The origin of the B.C. Community Road Safety Toolkit was a 2015 survey of British Columbia municipalities by the Safe Roads and Communities Working Committee, one of the five working committees of the B.C. Road Safety Strategy. The survey gathered information about road safety from British Columbia’s communities. It found that many municipalities wanted more […]
This research article details how Vision Zero program planners can learn from Vision Zero best practice to design cycling infrastructure improvement for enhanced safety. The study’s authors reviewed the literature related to Swedish cycling policy to provide evidence-based recommendations, allowing successful adaption for a United States environment. While the study stresses the importance of leading […]
A recent study by Rebecca Peterniak, et al, from Fireseeds North Infrastructure, highlight a disparity amongst Canadian municipalities and provinces with respect to Vision Zero readiness. The study shows Vision Zero adoption impacted by a variety of factors, including lack of traffic safety planning and budget constraints.
The Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) has developed a comprehensive inventory of proven and promising countermeasures for traffic safety that support the Vision Zero focus of their Road Safety Strategy 2025.
Complete Streets is largely a North American concept that focuses on the design and development of streets that cater to all ages, abilities and modes of transportation. While the definition of a Complete Street is largely fluid, this inclusive approach is a strategy used in Vision Zero cities, as it aligns with the systems-based approach while creating a safe, collaborative environment for all road users.
Published by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), this report provides an overview of theories that support the successful development and implementation of traffic safety campaigns.
This global snapshot, published in 2015, uses collected information from 180 countries on the status of global traffic safety. Alongside relevant statistics, the report pegs the total worldwide road traffic fatalities at 1.25 million, wherein the highest fatality rate is seen in low-income countries. The UN Global Status Report on Road Safety highlights the positive work […]