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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Safety: Vision Zero

  • What causes deadly crashes in Portland? Speeding, impairment, dangerous behaviors and roadway design are leading crash risk factors.

  • What is Vision Zero? The core elements necessary to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from streets.

  • Vision Zero Crash Map Interactive map of Portland crashes resulting in serious injuries and deaths from 2005-2014.

  • Rapid Flashing Beacons for East Portland New crossing improvements in East Portland.

  • Two-year actions for Vision Zero PBOT's two-year workplan includes Vision Zero actions

  • Vision Zero is a citywide effort Promise to do four things to make our streets safe.

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People in Portland deserve safe streets on which to walk, bike, operate mobility devices, access transit and drive. Through the Vision Zero program, the City of Portland and our partners are working to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on our streets by 2025.

The Vision Zero Task Force is overseeing the creation of a Vision Zero Action Plan with specific steps to make streets safe. This plan will go to Portland's City Council for approval in October 2016.