9 Alerts From the VISION ZERO Tag


Problem Solving Ain’t What It Used To Be: NMA E-Newsletter #496

by Gary Biller, NMA President One valuable piece of analytical advice that has stuck with me in the many ─ too many ─ years since attending engineering school and participating in the requisite lab experiments is “let the data lead you to a proper solution.” With that thought in mind, let’s look at the following […]

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

To read Part 1, click HERE. New York City (NYC) finds itself in a transportation perfect storm. The subway system is at a breaking point. Residents are abandoning city buses by droves because it’s faster to walk most days. Ridesharing vehicles clog the already snarled streets. At the center of it all: the mayor and […]

The Consequences of Intolerance: NMA E-Newsletter #373

Ecosystem: A system, or a group of interconnected elements, formed by the     interaction of a community of organisms with their environment What is our transportation network of streets and highways if not an ecosystem? Every day it is teeming with a multitude of users—that sounds a little better than “organisms”—who serve communities in a […]

How Government Largesse Obstructs Progress: NMA E-Newsletter #372

It’s no secret the federal government can be very generous with taxpayer money, providing grants for everything from volcano hazard monitoring to Zika virus research. But it always seems to come with strings attached. For example, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration awards hundreds of millions annually to the states to conduct “selective traffic enforcement […]

The Big Lie: NMA E-Newsletter #371

Those who would ban us from our vehicles have become skillful manipulators of language and emotion. We were reminded of this after reading an op-ed in Philly.com by a former City of Philadelphia transportation official calling for more Vision Zero-style “safety” interventions in the City of Brotherly Love. In an article decrying how dangerous the […]