Maps & Data

Vision Zero relies on a data-driven approach to making streets safe. Using data will allow us to prioritize resources to where we can have the most impact.

Serious injury and fatality crashes

Where people were killed or seriously injured while traveling in Columbia

2006-2016, MoDOT

Every year in Columbia, approximately 62 people lose their lives or are seriously injured while traveling on city streets.

Number of people killed or seriously injured in traffic crashes over time

In 2016, the number of people killed or seriously injured in traffic crashes increased substantially to 85 people.

Serious injuries are life-changing. They used to be called "disabling injuries."

The number of people killed in crashes doubled from 2015 to 2016, and has been increasing since 2010.

Data source: Missouri Department of Transportation - Traffic and Highway Safety (MoDOT)

In comparison to city population size, the number of people killed in crashes in Columbia is higher than many other Vision Zero cities.

Traffic deaths per 100,000 population

Columbia's traffic fatality rate is nearly twice that of New York City and San Francisco.

Data sources: Vision Zero Philadelphia, NHTSA, MoDOT, US Census

People walking or biking in Columbia are much more likely to be killed if they are involved in a crash.

Crashes by mode of transportation (2007-2016)

People walking or biking are involved in less than 3% of crashes.

Data source: MoDOT

Deaths by mode of transportation (2007-2016)

But people walking or biking account for nearly 18% of traffic deaths.

Data source: MoDOT