You may have heard about the City’s Vision Zero initiative, a plan to reduce traffic deaths to zero. While much of the work around achieving that goal revolves around engineering, policy, and enforcement, a big part of it also depends on the community.
With that in mind, the Austin Transportation Department and Austin Police Department have put together this infographic detailing the factors that cause the most traffic deaths and serious injuries in Austin. Check out a larger version here.
In the coming months, the Vision Zero in Action effort will expand to include comprehensive outreach components, including deployment of a Vision Zero Street Team, which will promote safety through an on-the-ground education and awareness campaign and launch of a media campaign. Learn more about Vision Zero.