Circulate San Diego and its coalition partners submitted a letter urging SANDAG to adopt a Vision Zero policy. Metropolitan planning organizations like SANDAG are uniquely positioned to embrace a regional Vision Zero policy and end traffic deaths on our roadways. No single jurisdiction can eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries alone. SANDAG should adopt a vision zero policy that encourages jurisdictions to adopt Vision Zero commitments and plans by requiring such plans for discretionary grants and providing funding to help jurisdictions create vision zero plans.
Traffic deaths and serious injuries are preventable. By adopting Vision Zero, SANDAG has the opportunity to play a critical regional role in saving lives. Read the full letter here [pdf].