Category: Blog

Broadened Industry Viewpoints and Expanded Networks Marked Brisk Synergies’ Together For Safer Roads GEP Experience

Brisk Synergies’ CEO Charles Chung talks about their experience in Together For Safer Roads’ 2019 accelerator program, the Global Entrepreneur Program, focused on road safety.

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Highline Beta Joins TSR GEP as Innovation Partner

Earlier this week we announced our third annual Global Entrepreneur Program (GEP) for early stage companies. In addition to access to capital, mentorship and resources to scale, startups chosen for our Cohort 3 will be granted membership status in our global road safety coalition, comprised of organizations such as AB InBev, AIG, AT&T, CalAmp, Republic

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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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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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