World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2023

Community Event
Each year, the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims honors those who have been killed and injured on roads around the globe – 1.35 million people each year worldwide. 
A bouquet of flowers at the base of a metal pole in the center median of a street, with a handmade memorial sign. In the background, a person in a hood crosses the street on a crosswalk and a white car waits.
12:30 am

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is Nov. 19

Orange and yellow icon graphics of an adult and child walking, a bicyclist, a person in a wheelchair, a driver, and a candle with text, "World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims in the U.S."

Join Families for Safe Streets and partners in commemorating World Day of Remembrance on Sunday, Nov. 19. This international event pays tribute to lives lost in road traffic crashes, acknowledges the efforts of emergency services, and advocates for safer streets. Learn about the public health crisis of traffic fatalities in Oregon and how you can be part of the solution. Together, let’s remember, honor, and work towards safer streets for all.

Oregon Walks will lead a processional walk departing from The Street Trust's office location, 1259 Lloyd Center, at 11:30 a.m. Program with invited speakers begins at Veterans Memorial Coliseum (covered outdoor space, N Ramsay Way and Center Court Street) at 12 p.m.   

In advance of this year’s event, event organizers are asking transportation leaders and decision-makers to sign onto this Traffic Safety Pledge for Leaders and Decision-Makers acknowledging the harms and inequities of this epidemic and the actions they commit to taking to reverse it. 

To learn more and RSVP for this event, please follow this link