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Vision Zero Pedestrian Safety Workshops

In February of this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio released his administration's Vision Zero Action Plan, laying out a comprehensive roadmap to drastically reduce traffic-related deaths on New York City streets.

New York City's Vision Zero Action Plan comprises dozens of specific initiatives spread across City Hall, NYPD, Department of Transportation, Taxi and Limousine Commission, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. The interagency task force has developed new strategies to make streets safer, ranging from lowering the citywide speed limit to increasing enforcement against speeding and failure to yield to pedestrians. This unprecedented effort comprises new legislation, changes to city policies, public education, and community outreach.

This summer, workshops are being held throughout the five boroughs so that the public may learn more about Vision Zero. You are invited to share your concerns about conditions in the neighborhoods you live in, work and visit. Give specific suggestions or concerns, participate in mapping activities to pinpoint issues, and join in small discussion groups moderated by DOT and NYPD staff. Your input will aid in identifying street safety projects.

Upcoming events in Manhattan:

Manhattan - Vision Zero Public Workshops
Hosted by the Department of Transportation
Date: June 11, 2014 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Our Lady of Pompeii 25 Carmine Street, Manhattan

Manhattan - Vision Zero Public Workshops
Hosted by the Department of Transportation
Date: June 16, 2014 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Alhambra Ballroom 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, Manhattan

Manhattan - Vision Zero Town Hall with Senator Liz Krueger
Hosted by Senator Liz Krueger
Date: June 24, 2014 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College (East 69th St between Lexington and Park Ave.) Room 424

Click here for other workshops.

Download the Vision Zero flyer in English, Spanish, or French.