Tuesday: Vision Zero 2-Year Update

by | September 30, 2019 | Biking in Philly, Featured, Vision Zero | 0 comments

The City of Philadelphia will host a press conference highlighting their two year efforts to bring traffic deaths down to zero. Details are available here.

Mayor Kenney to Release Vision Zero Two Year Update
Mayor Kenney will also sign FHWA Mayors’ Statement on Safe Walking and Bicycling for Youth

WHAT: The Mayor will join other City officials and members of the Vision Zero Task Force to announce the City’s progress on its Vision Zero Action Plan. In addition, the Mayor will sign the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Mayors’ Statement on Safe Walking and Bicycling for Youth in advance of Walk to School Day on October 2, 2019.

WHO: Mayor Jim Kenney
Deputy Managing Director for Transportation Mike Carroll, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability (oTIS)
Superintendent William R. Hite, Jr., Ed.D., The School District of Philadelphia
Commissioner Carlton Williams, Department of Streets
National Center for Safe Routes to School Director Nancy Pullen-Seufert

WHEN: Tuesday, October 1 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Mayor’s Reception Room, Room 202, 2nd Floor, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA.

VISUALS: The Mayor will sign an enlarged Statement on Safe Walking and Bicycling for Youth on poster board joined by students from Philadelphia public schools.

DETAILS: On November 7, 2016, Mayor Jim Kenney signed an Executive Order to create the Vision Zero Task Force. Vision Zero is a strategy to eliminate all traffic-related deaths and severe injuries, while increasing safety, health, and mobility for all. Philadelphia is committed to reducing traffic-related deaths to zero by 2030. To learn more, visit www.VisionZeroPHL.com.


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