Vision Zero Chicago: 2017–2018 Annual Report

Since the release of the Vision Zero Chicago (VZC) Action Plan in June 2017, the City has made headway towards eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries. VZC is dedicated to this mission and to achieving this ambitious goal. The 2017-2018 Annual Report details these achievements, reflects the successes of the first year and a half […]

Milwaukee Ave Rapid Delivery Project Evaluation Report

In the summer of 2017, the Chicago Department of Transportation implemented changes to Milwaukee Avenue between Western Avenue and Division Street to enhance the safety of the corridor for people walking, biking, riding transit, and driving. The changes are part of the Vision Zero Chicago initiative and were implemented as a pilot of CDOT’s Rapid […]

Chicago Remembers Road Traffic Victims

On November 18th and 19th, Federal Plaza became the stage for a solemn installation of 132 pairs of shoes, each representing a victim of traffic violence in Chicago over the past year.  Vision Zero Chicago joined cities across the globe in commemorating World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) , a day observed internationally […]

Chicago Commemorates World Day of Remembrance, Nov 19, 2018

Join Vision Zero Chicago in commemoration of World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) with a memorial event in Federal Plaza (50 W Adams St) on November 18-19. WDR is an annual event observed internationally to remember the many millions killed and injured on the world’s roads, together with their families and loved ones. Chicago’s event will present a […]

Vision Zero Events as Tools for Change

The West Side of Chicago is composed of vibrant communities where engaged neighbors and stakeholders organize events and programing for community residents every year, specifically around summer time to increase the number of safe spaces where youth and families can participate in positive, fun and educational activities. Vision Zero Chicago partnered with four community organizations […]

Walk to School Day 2018

On October 10, student and families across the City of Chicago will participate in Walk to School Day. The National event is held annually and is both a celebration of the freedoms and benefits of walking to school and an opportunity for communities around the City to highlight the traffic safety issues that are relevant […]

Vision Zero West Side Events Series

The Summer Event Series builds on feedback received during the initial Vision Zero outreach initiative in the West Side to reflect community members’ interests regarding engagement efforts around traffic safety. The three events which have been scheduled between August and September 2018 will provide an opportunity to continue designing an outreach and engagement process that […]

City of Chicago Marks One Year Since Launch of Vision Zero Action Plan to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries

City of Chicago Marks One Year Since Launch of Vision Zero Action Plan to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries City increasing transparency and launching data sharing projects to help focus efforts to improve roadway safety; Interdepartmental effort addresses traffic safety as a public health issue Stacy Silver (Arity)    847.530.4224/ stacy.silver@arity.com Mike Claffey, Chicago Department of […]