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File #: RS2022-1724    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/16/2022 Final action: 8/16/2022
Title: A resolution adopting the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure's Vision Zero Action Plan and Vision Zero Five-Year Implementation Plan and pledging to support the Metropolitan Government's efforts to achieve zero traffic deaths and serious injuries on Nashville's roadways.
Sponsors: Zach Young, Burkley Allen, Jeff Syracuse, Joy Styles, Brett Withers, Emily Benedict
Attachments: 1. Exhibit-Vision Zero Action Plan 2022-2026, 2. Exhibit-Vision Zero Five Year Implementation Plan
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A resolution adopting the Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure's Vision Zero Action Plan and Vision Zero Five-Year Implementation Plan and pledging to support the Metropolitan Government's efforts to achieve zero traffic deaths and serious injuries on Nashville's roadways.

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WHEREAS, Vision Zero provides a comprehensive strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries while increasing safe, healthy, and equitable mobility options for all; and,

WHEREAS, the Metro Nashville WalknBike Strategic Plan of 2017 recommended the completion of a Vision Zero plan. On January 18, 2020, Mayor John Cooper announced his administration's commitment to Vision Zero and thereafter requested completion of a plan of action. Additionally, the Metro Nashville Transportation Plan, adopted by the Metro Council December 15, 2020 per RS2020-656, includes a commitment to the Vision Zero Action Plan; and,

WHEREAS, the Nashville Department of Transportation & Multimodal Infrastructure ("NDOT") has completed work on a Vision Zero Action Plan and a Five-Year Implementation Plan with participation and input from a steering committee that included representation from Metro Council, the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Greater Nashville Regional Council, Walk Bike Nashville, and other key community partners; and,

WHEREAS, the Vision Zero Action Plan serves as a framework document for meeting program goals and it establishes strategies based upon the five E's of transportation safety: Engineering, Education, Encouragement, Evaluation & Enforcement; and,

WHEREAS, the Vision Zero Action Plan also identifies a High Injury Network of the most dangerous roads and intersections across Davidson County for people walking, biking and driving, and the plan was developed based upon extensive data analysis as well as community input; and,

WHEREAS, the Vision Zero Five-Year Implementation Plan makes specific commitments to projects, ...

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