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What are L.A.'s most critical traffic-safety projects? Raise your voice now!

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Did you know that pedestrian fatalities account for more than half of all fatal traffic collisions in Los Angeles? AARP in Los Angeles, as part of the Los Angeles (L.A.) Vision Zero Alliance, is working to end all traffic fatalities and serious injuries by the year 2025 and we would like your input

The City of Los Angeles has come up with six categories for addressing fatal and severe collisions in our city. Have your say!  Click here to rank those categories  from first priority to last. Or, offer a new category they may not have considered.

Vision Zero aims to create a city safe for all of us and the many different ways we get around. Thanks for taking a minute to make sure the initiative starts out on the right foot.

The ranking will close on Wednesday, March 30, so  submit your vote now ! Thanks for taking a minute to make sure the initiative starts out on the right foot.

Vision Zero is a worldwide initiative aimed at eliminating all traffic fatalities by utilizing data, and collaborating across agencies and various government departments. The initiative places an emphasis on protecting the most vulnerable of travelers: those who walk and bike. The L.A. Vision Zero Alliance is a coalition made up of various organizations that leverage their unique strengths and work with community members and the City of Los Angeles to develop safe streets for all residents. AARP is among twelve members of the L.A. Vision Zero Alliance, which also includes Los Angeles Walks, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, and Youth Policy Institute.

In September 2015, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) adopted Vision Zero as a key part of its strategic plan. Similarly, Vision Zero is a core objective of the city’s Mobility Plan 2035, which makes Vision Zero the adopted citywide policy..

In addition to the LADOT’s strategic plan and L.A. Mobility Plan 2035, Mayor Eric Garcetti has established a Vision Zero Steering Committee as well as a Vision Zero Task Force. The Steering Committee is comprised of the Police, Fire, Public Works, and Water & Power departments. Additionally, the Steering Committee will oversee the broader Vision Zero Task Force.

Since then, City staff have analyzed years of crash data to better understand what's causing collisions. They've also researched countermeasures that can reduce those collisions, and looked at how similar cities across the country have applied those measures (see  full report here).

The City of Los Angeles has come up with six categories to consider. Have your say!  Click here to rank those categories from first priority to last. Or, offer a new category they may not have considered.
Vision Zero aims to create a city safe for all of us and the many different ways we get around. 

The ranking will   close on  Wednesday, March 30 ,  so   submit your vote now !

For more information on Facebook-Los Angeles Vision Zero Alliance or on Twitter-@LAvisionzero

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