Vision Zero Committee - July 31, 2018


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018; 10:45 a.m.

Location: Committee Room 263, City Hall

Commissioners: Yee (Chair), Stefani (Vice Chair) and Peskin

Clerk: Alberto Quintanilla

1. Roll Call

2. Approve the Minutes of the October 3, 2017 Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

3. Progress Update – INFORMATION*  report  presentation  presentation

City staff will provide an update on 2018 highlights of recently completed project milestones and key action items, including updates on the distracted driving campaign, the motorcycle safety campaign, and the Department of Motor Vehicles public service announcement, as well as updates on major project milestones completed for infrastructure projects. This update will also cover the 2017 Year End Report on Vision Zero Traffic Fatalities and summarize trends from traffic deaths, including key findings related to communities of concern, travel mode and demographics.

4. Highlights from Board of Supervisors Hearing on Senior Pedestrian Injuries and Fatalities, and Targeted Implementation of Vision Zero Improvements - INFORMATION  presentation

Commissioner Yee has asked agency staff to share highlights from the July 25th Board of Supervisors hearing on pedestrian injuries and fatalities affecting seniors and how data on collisions is analyzed to make specific improvements, targeted enforcement, implementation of Vision Zero improvements, education outreach to communities and monolingual communities.

5. Community Response, Rapid Response and Crisis Response Update – INFORMATION*  presentation

This update will provide an overview of several initiatives underway, including highlights of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA’s) Community Response Team (CRT), the SFMTA’s Rapid Response Team, and the City’s Vision Zero Crisis Response, The CRT implements special community projects that solve localized neighborhood transportation issues. Rapid Response summarizes the City’s engineering review after a traffic fatality. The Crisis Response coordinates the City and County of San Francisco’s response to traffic deaths to support the families of victims of traffic fatalities, and eliminate communication gaps to ensure families receive available support services.

6. Update from Vision Zero Community Groups – INFORMATION  presentation

Walk San Francisco will provide an update on the activities of the Vision Zero Coalition's Senior & Disability Workgroup, as well as the San Francisco Bay Area Families for Safe Streets group. Highlights will include 1) an overview of a half-day charrette organized by Walk SF and the Senior & Disability Workgroup on how the City can design protected bike lanes that are safe and accessible for pedestrians, and 2) an update on the Families for Safe Streets' 2018 activities and plans.

7. Bold Ideas Update and Next Steps for Action Strategy – INFORMATION*  presentation

This update will summarize the results of the Fall 2017 workshop that was convened to discuss bold ideas to achieve Vision Zero. The presentation will summarize the key ideas discussed, as well as next steps to advance them. The presentation will also summarize the next steps for developing the 2019-2020 Action Strategy and ConnectSF citywide modal studies.

8. Introduction of New Items – INFORMATION

During this segment of the meeting, Committee members may make comments on items not specifically listed above, or introduce or request items for future consideration.

9. Public Comment

10. Adjournment

*Additional Materials


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