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Posted on: September 25, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Eugene to Host Vision Zero Celebration of Life on Oct. 1

The City of Eugene will host a Celebration of Life to commemorate the adoption and implementation of its Vision Zero Action Plan. The celebration will focus on the next steps the City and its partners will take to save lives and ensure everyone is safe on our streets – regardless of how people choose to get around. In addition, those who helped develop the plan will recognized. 

Vision Zero Celebration of Life Details

  • Tuesday, October 1
  • 4–5:30 p.m.
  • Eugene Springfield Fire Training Center, 1705 W. 2nd Avenue

In November 2015, the Eugene City Council adopted a Vision Zero Resolution that set as official policy the Vision Zero goal that no loss of life or serious injury on Eugene's transportation system is acceptable. Between September 2016 and September 2017, the Eugene Vision Zero Task Force developed an Action Plan. On March 29, 2019, Administrative Order No. 58-18-04 was signed into effect by the City Manager, formally adopting the Vision Zero Action Plan.

Vision Zero is an internationally recognized strategy with a goal to reach zero traffic-related deaths and life-changing injuries by 2035. It challenges local leaders, government agencies, businesses, and community members to work together and form partnerships to make our streets safe for everyone. 

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