By Benjamin Harris
The 2019 Philadelphia Vision Zero Conference was a great success. There were lots of great presentations, representing many different organizations, professionals, and commuters. You can read our debrief about the conference here.
While not all the speakers used visual aids during their presentations, the ones who did were nice enough to let us publish them. So for anyone who might be more interested, here are their presentations.
Vision Zero in Philadelphia – Progress to Date
Vision Zero Philadelphia: Kelley Yemen – Director, Office of Complete Streets
Route for Change: Transforming the Boulevard: Angela E. Dixon – Director of Planning, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability
Philadelphia Parking Authority: Scott Petri – Executive Director, Philadelphia Parking Authority
Philly! You are Not Alone (Vision Zero is Hard for All Cities): Veronica O. Davis, PE – Co-Owner and Principal Planning Manager, Nspiregreen LLC
Planning Opportunities & Challenges
Urban Freight Challenges: The Role of the Public Sector: Michael Ruane – Freight Planner, DVRPC
How Private Trash Companies Can Make the Streets Safer: James Gill – Athena Contracting, Inc
Complete Streets Considerations for Freight and Emergency Vehicles: Alison Conway – Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, City College of New York
Equity Opportunities & Challenges
AARP/Bicycle Coalition Listening Sessions: Yocasta Lora – AARP PA; Stasia Monteiro – HACE; De’Wayne Drummond – Mantua Civic Association; Randy LoBasso – Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Neighborhood Slow Zone: Kelley Yemen & Charlotte Castle – Office of Complete Streets
Implementation Opportunities & Challenges
Protected Bike Lanes – Knitting the Network: History & Future of Philadelphia’s Bike Program: Jeannette Brugger – Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability
Families for Safer Streets…I would like to hear their presentation please….