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    Evaluation & data subcommittee goal: Vision Zero actions are data-driven and based on quality data and the latest technology and analytical tools. 


    Evaluation & data strategies:

    • Analyze crash data to priortize vision zero
    • coordinate data collection
    • report data publicly 

    For a full list of Vision Zero strategies, refer to the Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan. 

    Vision Zero Research Partnership

    As part of the Evaluation and Data Subcommittee Goals, Action Item (2.3) is to “Engage university research partners to design and implement traffic safety research and program evaluations.”

     

    The City of Philadelphia's Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS) has partnered with ImpactED at the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government to engage Philadelphia’s robust research community on the topic of Vision Zero and traffic safety. In order to do this, we are convening a Vision Zero Research Partnership of both researchers and practitioners to promote innovative, smart thinking around Vision Zero.

     

    Being a member of the Vision Zero Research Partnership includes:

     

    • Completing a brief online survey (sent via email in February 2018) about your current research ideas and needs related to Vision Zero

    • Attending a 1-day Vision Zero Research Workshop (if schedule permits)

    • Sharing research ideas and needs via the Online Vision Zero Research Portal, which will launch in June 2018

    About the Research Workshop

    The Research Workshop will take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2018  from 9:00AM - 4:00PM at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

     

    To Join or Request More Information

    If you would like to join the Vision Zero Research Partnership, and have not already been invited to participate, please email Nina Hoe at ImpactED at ninahoe@upenn.edu and describe your related areas of expertise and research interests.

     

    If you have questions about the Vision Zero Research Partnership or the survey, please contact Nina Hoe, Director of Evaluation at Impact ED at the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania at ninahoe@upenn.edu.

     

    If you have questions about Vision Zero, please contact the Vision Zero Program at the City of Philadelphia at VisionZero@phila.gov.

    Engineering subcommittee goal: The City has the policies, resources, and partnerships needed to design streets that maximize safety for the most vulnerable roadway users, and City staff have the professional freedom to make data-driven decisions that promote traffic safety. 

     


    Engineering strategies:

    • prioritize high injury network street safety improvements
    • establish plans and processes to internalize vision zero principles with deparment operations

    For a full list of Vision Zero strategies, refer to the Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan. 

    S. 12th & Passyunk Ave. Pedestrian Safety Project

    S. 12th & Passyunk
    S. 12th & Passyunk Ave.

    Chestnut Street Transportation Project

    S. 43rd & Chestnut Streets
    S. 43rd & Chestnut Streets

    Chestnut Street Transportation Project

    S. 36th & Chestnut Streets
    S. 36th & Chestnut Streets

    Chestnut Street Transportation Project

    S. 34th & Chestnut Streets
    S. 34th & Chestnut Streets

    Education subcommittee goal: All Philadelphia residents and visitors understand their part in Vision Zero, and people living in every Philadelphia neighborhood have acess to safety education resources.
     

    • develop a vision zero community engagement plan 
    • develop a department-specific training and communication materials to bolster vision zero

    For a full list of Vision Zero strategies, refer to the Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan. 

    Enforcement subcommitee goal: Traffic safety enforcement is clearly linked to data and behaviors that will reduce fatal and serious injury crashes. 

     

    • use data to focus traffic safety enforcement 

    For a full list of Vision Zero strategies, refer to the Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan. 

    Fleet management subcommitte goal: Prioritize traffic safety investments and business-safe practices among fleets operating in Philadelphia. 
     

    • Update citywide vehicle safety policy to incorporate Vision Zero traffic safety priorities
    • Become leader in safe fleet vehicles
    • Engage large fleet operators in Vision Zero

    For a full list of Vision Zero strategies, refer to the Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan. 

    Policy subcommittee goal: Address policy hurdles that are barriers to full implementation of Vision Zero. 
     

    • Pursue city policy changes
    • pursue state policy changes

    For a full list of Vision Zero strategies, refer to the Vision Zero Three-Year Action Plan.