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City to Lower Speed Limits Downtown as Part of Vision Zero Effort

Brent Warren Brent Warren City to Lower Speed Limits Downtown as Part of Vision Zero Effort

The City of Columbus has made its first commitments toward improving road safety since signing on to the Vision Zero initiative last year. Headlining the list is a plan to impose a speed limit of 25 mph on all Downtown streets, but also included are commitments to improve 60 crosswalks throughout the city, make safety-related […]

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Opinion: Now is the Time for Safer Streets

Transit Columbus Transit Columbus Opinion: Now is the Time for Safer Streets

Transit Columbus has regularly expressed our excitement around the implementation of the recently announced Vision Zero policy. We took it to heart that the policy would fundamentally change the approach of transportation officials, but the recent comments to Columbus Underground (CU) indicated that no fundamental changes have been made to the car-centric approach that has been a mainstay […]

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Columbus Signs on to Vision Zero Initiative

Brent Warren Brent Warren Columbus Signs on to Vision Zero Initiative

The City of Columbus announced today that it would be taking steps to become a Vision Zero community. Established in Sweden in the 1990s, Vision Zero is a pedestrian-safety movement that calls for cities to enact plans to reduce the number of annual serious or fatal traffic crashes to zero. Over 40 cities nationwide are […]

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