Complete Streets and Vision Zero: Engineering for Safe Streets

For more than 13 years, the National Complete Streets Coalition has believed that better engineering and design have the greatest influence on safety for all users of all abilities. Today, the Coalition is officially endorsing Vision Zero because we believe that it represents an important complement to safe street design.

In the last few years, the Vision Zero movement, which originated in Scandinavia, has popularized the ambitious goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities. It’s exciting to see Vision Zero taking off as all hands are needed to reach zero deaths. We believe that all traffic fatalities can be prevented with better policy, design, and education. Today, we are thrilled to issue an official statement endorsing Vision Zero and safe street design, which you can read here.

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