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Hillsborough County Vision Zero Corridor Studies

Please choose any of these High Injury Corridors below to review the vision zero safety study report results and fact sheets. Surveys were available from September 1 – 30, 2020, the results of the public engagement are within the reports. For more information, view the corridor fact sheets and videos:  Mango Road/CR579 (MLK Boulevard to…

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Walk of Silence – Alexis Miranda

On October 6, 2017, a group of over 50 family members, friends, and advocates for Vision Zero took to the streets in honor of Alexis Miranda who died one-year prior on her walk to Chamberlain High School. Those who participated in this “Walk of Silence” were asked to remain silent, wear white shoes, and carry…

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Vision Zero Quarterly Report

An important component of the Vision Zero Action Plan is tracking progress toward implementing strategies and ultimately shifting the severe and fatal crash trends down to zero. The first quarterly report highlights some of the work underway in each of the four action tracks, work that is being done by all of the partners in…

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Get Involved TODAY!

Gena Torres, Executive Planner, Hillsborough MPOVision Zero Project ManagerEmail: TorresG@plancom.orgOffice: 813-273-3774 x357 — back to Vision Zero Hillsborough Check out upcoming events on the Take Action for Vision Zero page. *NEW* Vision Zero Quarterly Meetings: June 13, 2019 from 6pm-8pm Queen Miller Suite at the Lee Davis Center Save the date flyer Meeting Agenda Overview…

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Vision Zero Media

— back to Vision Zero Hillsborough Vision Zero is an approach to road safety that began in Sweden and has been implemented in that country since 1997. At the core of the worldwide Vision Zero movement is the belief that death and injury on city streets is preventable – in other words, that these aren’t…

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Take Action for Vision Zero

Residents, businesspeople, health professionals, representatives of the media, law enforcement, schools, local governments, and others are invited to collaborate on the steps needed to take traffic safety to the next level in our community! We can’t do this with you! — back to Vision Zero Hillsborough Sign the pledge Share your story Book your presentation…

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Vision Zero Projects

A Vision Zero policy establishes a goal of reducing traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero. To accomplish this goal, Vision Zero partners are working together to carry out programs and projects that follow the action tracks that are outlined in the Vision Zero Action Plan. These projects range in size and scope, from painting…

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Vision Zero Action Plan (2017)

The Vision Zero Action Plan was collaboratively developed by the MPO Policy Committee, with members representing Tampa City Council, the Hillsborough County Commission, HART Board, and others in 2016 and 2017. Resolutions passed by government agencies and business commit these organizations to incorporating the plan into their operations. The plan has four Action Tracks: —…

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Vision Zero Top 20 – Focus on 15th Street and 56th Street

Final Documents Vision Zero High Crash Corridors Community Outreach – Summary Report Vision Zero High Crash Corridors – presentation 56th Street Community Engagement Event On Monday, April 23, over 75 people held signs along 56th Street from Busch Boulevard to Sligh Avenue alerting drivers to slow down, pay attention, put down phones, and other messages…

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Hillsborough Avenue Multimodal Safety Review (2017)

The W Hillsborough Avenue Multimodal Safety Review was conducted jointly by the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization and The Planning Commission in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Tampa. The study has now been finalized and can be viewed here. The purpose of the study was to diagnose the most significant…

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Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit

The Gulf Coast Safe Streets Summit (GCSSS) is excited to partner with the Safe Routes to School National Conference! The 2019 Safe Routes National Partnership Conference and 2019 Gulf Coast Safe Street Summit (VIEW THE SUMMIT PROGRAM) will be jointly held at the Hilton Tampa Downtown from November 12-14, 2019. Be sure to save the date…

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Kennedy Blvd Multimodal Safety Review (2017)

The SR60-Kennedy Blvd Multimodal Safety Review was conducted by the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Tampa. The purpose of the study was to diagnose the most significant causes of conflict along the corridor and identify strategies to enhance multimodal safety and mobility. The…

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Walk a block in our shoes.

Want to make a difference? This is your opportunity to join the Vision Zero Coalition for our second of four workshops to develop the #VisionZero813 Action Plan. Walk side by side with county commissioners, city councilmen, law enforcement officials, business leaders, and executive directors as we take a first-hand look at traffic hazards and find…

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