Vision Zero Committee - October 3, 2017


Meeting Notice

Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017; 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Committee Room 263, City Hall

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

Clerk: Steve Stamos


1. Roll Call

2. Approve the Minutes of the June 14, 2017 Special Meeting – ACTION*  minutes

3. Vision Zero Traffic Fatality Response Protocol Pilot – INFORMATION*  presentation  attachment 1  attachment 2  

City staff will provide an update on successes, lessons learned, and next steps for the Traffic Fatality Response protocol pilot. Launched in July 2017, the protocol was developed to coordinate 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. When a traffic fatality occurs, the protocol is activated at the scene of the collision or in the emergency room immediately following the collision. Coordinating agencies include the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office, the Police Department, the Department of Public Health, and the District Attorney’s Office.

4. Advancing Equity through Vision Zero SF – INFORMATION*  attachment  presentation

Vision Zero SF lead staff have been working to advance equity through Vision Zero SF, specifically to define communities vulnerable to severe and fatal injury inequities, and specify how Vision Zero is being implemented to address historic injury disparities and also ensure that Vision Zero does not exacerbate existing inequities. Megan Wier of the San Francisco Department of Public Health will present on progress on this work to date.

5. Recommend Approving a Resolution in Support of the Proposed San Francisco Board of Supervisors Ordinance Prohibiting the Operation of Autonomous Delivery Devices on Public Sidewalks and Right-of-Ways – ACTION*  resolution

At the May 16, 2017 San Francisco Board of Supervisors (SFBOS) meeting, Supervisor Yee introduced an ordinance amending the Public Works Code to prohibit the operation of autonomous delivery devices on sidewalks and right-of-ways within the jurisdiction of Public Works and amending the Police Code to provide for administrative, civil, or criminal penalties for unlawful operation of autonomous delivery devices. The ordinance will be considered by the SFBOS Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee at its October 11 meeting.

6. Vision Zero Quarterly Update – INFORMATION  presentation

Staff will provide an update on key Vision Zero action items, including select items from the Mayor’s Executive Directive on Vision Zero, the 57 Vision Zero priority projects, the updated High Injury Network, Ghost Bike legislation, and coordination at the State and Federal levels.

7. 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.

8. Public Comment

9. Adjournment

*Additional Materials


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