Vision Zero is an important new approach in the U.S. because “business as usual” will not get us to zero. We need City processes, partnerships, and laws to prioritize traffic safety and allow for systematic change. We need to not only react to tragedies, but be proactive in helping prevent traffic deaths and serious injuries.
KEYSTONE ACTION NEEDED: Establish a permanent, dedicated funding source for Vision Zero implementation and coordination.
Continue to create a Vision Zero program with dedicated staff. By dedicating $2M/year initially and later, $3M/year to Vision Zero projects and programs, and by adding a total of 9 FTE over the next five years, the City will be able to effectively implement many of the actions in this Plan.