Category: Blog

City of Houston Commits to Vision Zero

Today we extend congratulations to our partner, Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston, on their commitment to Vision Zero. Mayor Turner signed the Executive Order at 11:30 CDT today. It is no small feat to reach Vision Zero, and the city’s pledge to eliminate traffic related deaths and injuries by 2030 is an

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Fleet Safety Program Manager

Together For Safer Roads Job Description Fleet Safety Program Manager Background Road crashes are expected to rise to the 7th leading cause of death by the year 2030. Collisions on the world’s roads involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists are rapidly becoming one of this generation’s most pressing global health and development crises, posing grave

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Fleet Safety Program Manager

Together For Safer Roads Job Description Fleet Safety Program Manager Background Road crashes are expected to rise to the 7th leading cause of death by the year 2030. Collisions on the world’s roads involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists are rapidly becoming one of this generation’s most pressing global health and development crises, posing grave

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TSR2019: Lead By Example Day 2

Our Annual Meeting, TSR2019: Lead By Example, was held in Washington, D.C. earlier this month and was a great success, thanks to amazing speakers, as well as guests and member companies in attendance. Executives from both the public and private sectors came together to share best practices, insights and stories around road safety, including: Vision

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TSR2019: Lead By Example Day 1

Our Annual Meeting, TSR2019: Lead By Example, was held in Washington, D.C. earlier this month and was a great success, thanks to amazing speakers, as well as guests and member companies in attendance. Executives from both the public and private sectors came together to share best practices, insights and stories around road safety, including: Vision

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A Revitalization Plan for Gulfton-Sharpstown

From October 2017 through January 2018, Connect Community and partners brought together over 70 organizations, neighborhood groups, and public agencies to strategize an action plan for Gulfton-Sharpstown. Four workgroups of stakeholders worked collaboratively to create visions for housing affordability and quality, transportation access and safety, community health and wellness, and education and workforce development.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, TSR president David Braunstein explains how appropriate technologies have the ability to help reduce collisions with first responders and ensure they get to the incident quickly and safely. Additionally, traffic deaths may be down under Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero program, but there are more crashes since the program began and a steadily rising injury toll, according to NYPD data.

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Vision Zero is Not a Slogan or Tagline; It is a Shift to Safe Travel for All

Vision Zero is built on an ethical belief that we all deserve to be safe moving about our communities, it takes a Safe Systems approach to roadway safety.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, Together for Safer Roads promoted traffic safety with AB InBev in Shanghai for the fourth year in a row. Additionally, progress has been made through safety legislation, yet, traffic crashes remain the leading cause of death for children and young adults.

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ROAD SAFETY NEWS OF THE WEEK

Last week, Together for Safer Roads partnered with Heidi Hysell, founder and CEO of Alpha Drive, to help companies and entrepreneurs not only adapt to, but thrive in the evolving mobility landscape. Additionally, demonstration came to the District this year traffic deaths surpassed those in 2017, despite commitment to Vision Zero.

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