© Ban The Cams!
The District on Thursday issued a report laying out measures to improve road safety, while also acknowledging it has "fallen short" in its work to end traffic deaths by 2024, a goal Mayor Muriel E. Bowser set seven years ago.
Lawmakers have come up with yet another way to force drivers to slow down, another way to crack down on motorists.
Some approaches to safe systems design aren't reasonable. In particular, the idea that cars should never go faster than the speed at which a fatal injury might occur if there's a conflict with a vulnerable road user is mostly nonsensical.
Vision Zero disciples punish us with lower speed limits, speed cameras, congestion pricing, residential parking permits, increased parking fees and other measures.
Now Buttigieg is proposing a "zero-fatality road safety strategy" that includes speed safety cameras. Buttigieg's plan is backed by $42 billion in funding from the Biden administration's $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan.
US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg recently announced that his department wants to drastically reduce deadly traffic accidents through vehicle and street design changes.
[C]ongestion pricing hasn't done the trick, according to London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Still more needs to be done when it comes to saving the planet from vehicle emissions.
Vision Zero failing everywhere because Dogma never works.
Vision Zero is based on the simplistic idea that "People hit by fast cars are more likely to die than people hit by slow cars, so therefore slowing down traffic is the sole measure to be taken to improve safety."