Vision Zero

Vision Zero is a priority initiative of the Mayor and Council as part of their goal of creating safe and livable neighborhoods. Rockville would join Montgomery County, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and others in adopting such a plan.

First introduced in Sweden in 1997 as a countrywide response to increasing traffic fatalities and serious injuries, the initiative makes the safety and health of humans the top priority in road network design.

The Mayor and Council resolution “endorses Vision Zero as a comprehensive and holistic approach” to achieving the goal. It calls for guidelines that “identify a combination of equitable engineering, enforcement, education and evaluation, along with associated funding needed for the city to reach the goal toward zero deaths and serious injuries by 2030.”

Still have questions? Contact:
Bryan Barnett-Woods
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240-314-8527
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Bryan Barnett-Woods
bbwoods@rockvillemd.gov

What's Your Vision?

Get involved with Vision Zero, the city's strategy to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy and fair mobility for all. Help us better understand your transportation, pedestrian and bicycle safety experience in Rockville by completing an online survey

Older residents who would like assistance completing the survey can call the Rockville Senior Center at 240-314-8816.

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