Objective: Create Vision Zero Action Plan

The Vision Zero Action Plan is the set of Critical Actions that will make it possible to achieve zero. The first edition of the Action Plan is for 2017-2020.

City of Columbia completed this task.
Target Date: April 2017

How we accomplished this:

Assign existing City staff to Vision Zero

The City Manager assigned Assistant to the City Manager Heather Cole to serve as Vision Zero Program Manager, and Engineering Manager Richard Stone to serve as a traffic engineer expert.

Columbia City Manager completed this task.
Target Date: January 2017

Contribute grant funding to initially support City staff positions

PedNet's Vision Zero advocacy grant from Missouri Foundation for Health will support City staff time dedicated to Vision Zero for one year. The City of Columbia committed to continuing the City staff Vision Zero time commitments for at least an additional two years.

PedNet Coalition completed this task.
Target Date: March 2017

Gather public input on Vision Zero strategy

The City Manager convened key stakeholders and the public in three Vision Zero World Café meetings focusing on Engineering, Education, and Enforcement. The groups provided input on the feasibility of the recommendations of the Mayor's Task Force on Pedestrian Safety, and added their additional suggestions of potential Vision Zero strategies.

Columbia City Manager completed this task.
Target Date: March 2017

Coordinate development of Vision Zero Action Plan

The Vision Zero Project Manager compiled the input from the World Café meetings, and worked together with the Vision Zero Team Leads in the areas of Engineering, Education, and Enforcement, to refine the recommendations of the Mayor's Task Force on Pedestrian Safety into the Critical Actions of the Vision Zero Action Plan.

Vision Zero Project Manager completed this task.
Target Date: April 2017