Vision Zero

Register Today: Introduction to Bicycle Transportation Planning and Design

March 13, 2019

The Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC), along with Caltrans, is hosting two trainings next month intended to guide practitioners in the planning and design of bicycle routes along roadways in California. These free, day-long introductory courses are designed for architects, planners, engineers from local, regional and state agencies to “explore the tools used to assess and evaluate the suitability of a transportation route and facilitate its use by all types of cyclists.” Larry Moore, a retired Caltrans engineer, will teach both courses....

New Resource: Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities

December 6, 2018

From coast to coast, a number of cities have commited to Vision Zero, an approach to road safety that aims to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while working to ensure safety for all. To help city leaders focus commitments and actions on the most significant and proven areas of change to advance safe mobility, the Vision Zero Network has released a new resource, "Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities."


Active Transportation Webinars in December

December 3, 2018

As the year comes to a close, we've gathered together a selection of webinars promoting active transportation, and proven road safety approaches and countermeasures.

Have a webinar you'd like us to share? Please submit your event here.

Vision Zero 101: The Basics
Hosted by Vision Zero Network
December 05, 2018 at 9am PT / 12Pm ET // Registration

This webinar will...

Active Transportation Webinars in November

November 1, 2018

This month, we're highlighting a selection of webinars promoting active transportation, walkability, and how to create safer walking and biking for all in our communities.

Have a webinar you'd like us to share? Please submit your event here.

Learn the Ropes: How to Start your Safe Routes to School Program
Hosted by Safe Routes to School National Partnership
November 13, 2018 at 10am PT...

Upcoming webinars in August

August 1, 2018

It's August and that means school is around the corner! As we transition into fall and a new school year fast arriving with children and families walking and bicycling, it's a great time to discuss safety measures around transportation and the importance of sharing the road safely. Explore these upcoming webinars in August that will discuss strategies and methods for improving pedestrian and bicycle safety! Please be sure to register in advance.

Motorist Overtaking Bicyclist by PBIC
Monday, August 6, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PT //...

July is Park and Recreation Month!

July 1, 2018

Parks and Rec Month

What comes to mind when you hear "Parks and Rec?"

Some immediately think of National Parks, local playgrounds, recreational centers and summer camps. Some think of the hit NBC TV series, Parks and Recreation. But, parks and recreation is so much more than that. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is...

Walk/Bike/Places 2018

July 1, 2018

Walk Bike Places

Walk Bike Places 20th Conference Produced by Project for Public Spaces (PPS) with support from Bike Easy

September 16-19, 2018 at Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans...

Jan. 18th Webinar: Walking Toward Justice Episode #2

January 5, 2018

On January 18th, 2018 America Walks will present the second episode in their new Walking Toward Justice Webinar Series, "The Criminal Justice System's Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color." This quarterly event provides an opportunity to discuss and identify solutions for improving walkability for all with an interactive panel of leading scholars, activists, practitioners, America Walks Board members, and policymakers.

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PBIC Webinar 11/8: Addressing Speed-Related Crashes with a Focus on Protecting Children

November 3, 2017

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is hosting a free webinar that will highlight diverse efforts to reduce traffic speed and promote safe walking and biking for children:

TITLE: Addressing Speed-Related Crashes with a Focus on Protecting Children
DATE/TIME:Wednesday,November 8, 2017; 12pm-130pm Pacific Time

In 2015, on...

2017 Report: Vision Zero and Safe Routes to School: Partners in Safety

September 28, 2017

Vision Zero and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership have published a new 2017 report highlighting the potential benefits from closer alignment between Safe Routes to School and Vision Zero - Vision Zero and Safe Routes to School: Partners in Safety.

Vision Zero and Safe Routes to School Infographic

The report explains how to get involved, and also offers examples of what Safe Routes to School...