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Vision Zero Conference 2017

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The VisionZero Conference is coming to Philadelphia. Organized by the Bicycle Coalition, VisionZero 2017 will bring together leading experts, elected officials and members of the public to share opportunities and best practices for creating local roadways that respect all human dignity and eliminate traffic deaths. Learn more and register... Read more

Portland Lays Out Plan to Eliminate Traffic Deaths

A bicyclist and traffic navigate through downtown as the first winter storm of the season hits Portland on Dec. 8 (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
It’s been a bad year for traffic deaths in Portland. Just last week, in separate incidents on the same night, drivers hit and killed two people walking on SE Division Street, a busy arterial. Their deaths bring the Oregon city’s 2016 traffic fatality total to 40, the most for Portland since 2003 and slightly more than the 20-year average of 36 annual traffic fatalities. Portland hopes to get that number of traffic deaths to zero by 2025, with their Vision... Read more