San Diego’s Vision Zero Program To Eliminate Traffic Deaths Behind Schedule
Monday, February 12, 2018
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San Diego’s Vision Zero Campaign To Eliminate Traffic Deaths Behind Schedule
Joshua Emerson Smith, environment reporter, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Since January, there have been nine pedestrians killed in traffic accidents in the city of San Diego. That number puts the city on pace for what may be a record year for pedestrian traffic deaths.
The city has already made a pledge to prevent these deaths by joining a nationwide effort called Vision Zero. The aim is to reduce all traffic fatalities by the year 2025.
But, as reported by The San Diego Union-Tribune, San Diego’s Vision Zero effort is apparently slowing down. The city is behind schedule on the launch of its Vision Zero website and a task force created to kick off the program has been inactive in recent months.
Joshua Emerson Smith, environment reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune discusses the status of the city's Vision Zero program Monday on Midday Edition.
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