Aug 12, 2019
We completely agree that too many people are being injured or are dying while using our streets to reach their destinations. The death toll is heartbreaking. Councilwoman Kniech is committed to enhancing the safety of all users of our streets and sidewalks. She is actively working on the following:
She also wants to make sure you saw the Mayor’s recent commitment to expedite aspects of the City’s Vision Zero goals by reducing speed limits on key corridors, installing more high visibility crosswalks, constructing protected bike lanes, and increasing enforcement of traffic laws and unsafe behaviors on city streets. While some of these measures were already underway, the following are new/enhanced:
The Councilwoman echoes the call for greater driver responsibility. We all must pay more attention, slow down, and take responsibility for how we operate our vehicles. Together, with investments and behavior change, we can make our streets safer.