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New ‘Vision Zero’ Plan Aims to Reduce Houston Traffic Deaths

On Jan.14, 2016, Houston Tomorrow unveiled its “Vision Zero” plan – proposed steps to reduce the number of traffic deaths and serious injuries in Houston. We find out what they want the city to do in order to achieve that goal, as we talk with Jay Blazek Crossley, the executive director of Houston Tomorrow. We […]

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On Jan.14, 2016, Houston Tomorrow unveiled its "Vision Zero" plan – proposed steps to reduce the number of traffic deaths and serious injuries in Houston.

We find out what they want the city to do in order to achieve that goal, as we talk with Jay Blazek Crossley, the executive director of Houston Tomorrow. We also learn what San Antonio has done in pursuit of such a goal from Shirley Gonzales, City Councilwoman for District 5 in San Antonio.

MORE: Vision Zero for Houston Report Released (Houston Tomorrow, Jan. 15, 2016)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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