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Vision Zero in the News

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October

October 1, 2015 - Petworth residents complained drivers are speeding. DC says it's true, but "acceptable." (Greater Greater Washington) 

September

September 30, 2015 - Should people jog in D.C.’s bike lanes? (The Washington Post) 

September 25, 2015 - Contra-flow Bike Lane in the Works for 11th Street, NW (Park View DC) 

September 22, 2015 - Park(ing) Day highlights the value of green, public space (Greater Greater Washington) 

September 22, 2015 - Muriel Bowser calls for "Vision Zero," more equity, Metro investment, and new task forces for transportation (Greater Greater Washington) 

September 21, 2015 - New protected bike lanes planned for 6th NE, Brentwood Parkway and Pennsylvania west of the White House (The Wash Cycle) 

September 18, 2015 - Chatter: Zero Vision? (Washington City Paper) 

September 17, 2015 - Capitol Hill Area to Host Several Pop-Up Parks Tomorrow (Hill Now) 

September 17, 2015 - Here's where to enjoy Park(ing) Day tomorrow (Greater Greater Washington)

September 14, 2015 - A Crossing to Bear: Examining D.C.’s Most ‘Dangerous’ Intersections (Washington City Paper) 

September 11, 2015 - D.C. has committed to ending traffic fatalities by 2024, but is it ready to take the necessary steps? (Washington City Paper)

September 11, 2015 - Cycling, camaraderie share spotlight in 100-mile ride (Gazette Net)

September 11, 2015 - District Line Daily: The Walking Dread (Washington City Paper) 

September 9, 2015 - Man Struck By Metro Bus Dies Five Days Later (Washington City Paper) 

September 4, 2015 - When governments make road data public, anyone can help make roads safer (Greater Greater Washington) 

September 1, 2015 - Van Ness residents say their neighborhood isn't safe for walking (Greater Greater Washington) 

August

August 27, 2015 - A protected bikeway will soon come to C Street NE (Greater Greater Washington)

August 25, 2015 - Vision Zero asks riders to Bikeshare their safety stories (District Chronicles) 

August 24, 2015 - Bowser Kicks Off First Day of School With “Slow Down” Campaign (Washington City Paper) 

August 20, 2015 - KEEP CALM AND GET VIGILANT: A LOOK AT THE CRIME “WAVE” (The Hill is Home) 

August 19, 2015 - Road cyclist fatalities are declining overall, but increasing for adults (because they're biking more) (The Wash Cycle)

August 18, 2015 - DDOT: BUREAUCRACY INSTEAD OF SOLUTIONS (The Hill is Home)

August 17, 2015 - Petworth residents say changes to a dangerous traffic circle should go further (Greater Greater Washington)

August 17, 2015 - Where ‘speeding’ is legal: A map of maximum limits across the U.S. (The Washington Post)

August 13, 2015 - Vision Zero Will Track Specially Branded Bikeshare Bikes (DCIST)

August 13, 2015 - With more people biking, local governments are trying to make it easier (WTOP)

August 11, 2015 - Study: Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise (WTOP)

August 10, 2015 - D.C. Lacks The Crash Data It Needs To Pursue 'Vision Zero' (WAMU 88.5)

August 5, 2015 - DC will extend the 15th Street bikeway and add a pocket park, but crosswalks are still missing (Greater Greater Washington)

July

July 30, 2015 - DDOT Says Vision Zero Data Already Helping With Enforcement (Washington City Paper)

July 24, 2015 - Finally, the stop signs residents pushed for... along with some startling news (Greater Greater Washington) 

July 22, 2015 - This map shows some information about Georgetown. We don't know what it is. Do you know? (Greater Greater Washington) 

July 22, 2015 - D.C. news in brief (The Washington Post)

July 16, 2015 - D.C. Kicks Off Vision Zero Initiative to Stop Traffic Deaths (Washington City Paper) 

July 16, 2015 - GO TO A VISION ZERO POP-UP EVENT (Washington Area Bicyclist Association)

July 15, 2015 - TELL DC HOW TO MAKE WARD 6 STREETS SAFE (The Hill is Home)

July 1, 2015 - Crowdsource safety problems on DC streets with this interactive Vision Zero map (Greater Greater Washington)

June

June 22, 2015 - Ask GGW: How do you cross a street if you're in a bikeway that runs against car traffic? (Greater Greater Washington) 

June 11, 2015 - A Vision Zero Primer: How street safety is becoming a data-driven public health issue with ambitious goals (Broken Sidewalk)

June 1, 2015 - Have you noticed anything different about DC's traffic signals? (Greater Greater Washington) 

May

May 18, 2015 - It's our live chat with DC transportation head Leif Dormsjo (Greater Greater Washington)

April

April 17, 2015 - How D.C. Is Turning A 'Pedestrian Dead-Zone' Into An Eco-Showcase (WAMU) 

March

March 30, 2015 - Stockholm is looking beyond Vision Zero (Greater Greater Washington)

March 13, 2015 - Map: The Most Dangerous Intersections in D.C. (Washington City Paper) 

March 12, 2015 - These Are the 14 Intersections Where You’re Most Likely to Get Hit By a Car (Washingtonian)