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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204

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Vision Zero Task Force

Description: The Vision Zero Task Force is charged with:

- Providing direction to the City and its partners to guide implementation of the Vision Zero Action Plan, including reviewing and informing projects and programs, overseeing that Action Plan commitments are met, and tracking performance measure reporting.

- Acting as a liaison to organizations and agencies, sharing information and soliciting feedback to inform implementation of the Vision Zero Action Plan.

- Engaging with member organizations or agencies with implementation as appropriate.

Task Force advises bureau director on a limited term.

Total seats available: Not defined

Term length: Two year

Volunteer position description: Vision Zero Task Force members are decision‐makers from the Portland region who represent organizations and agencies that are both impacted by, and responsible for, implementation of Portland's Vision Zero Action Plan.


• Attend quarterly meetings. If a member cannot attend a meeting that member is requested to invite an alternate to attend.

• Review information before meetings.

• Express concerns, issues and perspectives clearly, honestly and early in the process.

• Provide guidance on Vision Zero action implementation and reporting.

• Act as a liaison to their organizations or agencies.

• Speak about the project to the media and stakeholders in ways that are supportive of the group process.


Bureau host: Transportation

Contact: Clay Veka, 503-823-4998