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 Crash Map

Where people were seriously injured or killed while traveling in Columbia, MO

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) - Traffic and Highway Safety, 2006-2016

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

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.

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) - Traffic and Highway Safety, 2005-2016

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

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

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.

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

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

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) - Traffic and Highway Safety, 2007-2016

Traffic crashes are a leading cause of death of Missouri children.

Motor vehicle crashes are the #1 cause of death of Missouri children ages 5-18.

Motor vehicle crashes are the #2 cause of death of Missouri children ages 1-4.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Death MICA, 2005-2015

Up to 40% of teenage deaths in Missouri are the result of traffic crashes.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, MICA, 2005-2015

People of color are at a higher risk of being killed or seriously injured in a traffic crash.

The traffic fatality rate for African Americans in Boone County is more than 2x that of whites.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Community Data Profiles, 2003-2013

Traffic crashes are the 6th leading cause of death for African Americans in Boone County.

Traffic crashes are the 10th leading cause of death for whites in Boone County.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Community Data Profiles, 2003-2013