Whew – Texas has adopted a goal to end traffic deaths by 2050, cut in half by 2035

Texas leads the nation in traffic deaths. We can lead the nation in ending traffic deaths. On May 30, 2019, the Texas Transportation Commission adopted a goal to end traffic deaths in the State of Texas by 2050. Farm&City has worked for the last two years with local activists and nonprofits, families who have suffered from traffic violence, elected officials …

TXDOT Launches Council on System Safety, Recommends Adopting Statewide Zero Fatality Goal

At the March 28, 2019 meeting of the Texas Transportation Commission, a discussion item was devoted to “System Safety,” following a request from Vision Zero activists the month before to devote time on an upcoming agenda to safety. C. Michael Lee, PE, TXDOT’s Director of Engineering and Safety Operations gave a presentation covering ongoing safety efforts, some new initiatives, and …

Vision Zero Texas Statewide Reception: May 22

Join us for an evening receptionat historic Symphony Square on Waller Creek in Downtown Austinto celebrate transportation safety progress across Texasand support the work of Vision Zero Texas Vision Zero Texas Statewide ReceptionWednesday, May 22, 6 – 8 pm Symphony Square on Waller Creek1111 Red River StreetAustin, Texas Get your tickets and support Vision Zero Texas today Tickets$50 individual / $75 couple$500 …