Vision Zero

November 7, 2016

Hillsborough County MPO hosts first Vision Zero workshop to stop traffic deaths, prevent injuries

On October 26, 2016, the Hillsborough County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted its first Vision Zero workshop at Ragan Park Community Center in Tampa. “We want people to know what Vision Zero is and recognize it,” said Gena Torres, an Executive Planner for the MPO. The Vision Zero movement began in Sweden and has since […]
June 20, 2017

Local “Vision Zero” leaders discuss efforts to make streets safer

The “People, Places and Perspectives” event on June 14, 2017 kicked off with a conversation between Beth Alden, Executive Director of the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and Whit Blanton, Executive Director of Forward Pinellas (formerly Pinellas MPO). The conversation was moderated by Bike/Walk Tampa Bay Board Chair Jane Castor, and centered around Vision Zero, […]
August 23, 2017

Vision Zero Hillsborough unveils action plan at Tampa Theatre

On August 22, 2017, the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) hosted its fourth Vision Zero workshop at the Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. The MPO adopted a Vision Zero policy early in 2016 to stop traffic deaths in our county, cities, and neighborhoods, and then hosted a series of workshops throughout the year to get […]