Why we say “crash” not “accident”
We’re inviting our community to change the way we talk about crashes, and in doing so, change the broad cultural perception that crashes are inevitable. A Vision Zero approach refuses to accept traffic violence as a byproduct of “just the way things are.” So, will you join us?
Alcohol remains a major factor in deadly Portland crashes
If you drink, it is safest to avoid driving and to help others do the same.
Prompt repairs after crashes help keep our streets safe
Each year, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) makes hundreds of emergency infrastructure repairs to ensure the proper functioning of infrastructure that can help people use our streets safely.
PBOT launches Vision Zero dashboard with new data about the city's efforts to eliminate traffic deaths and improve road safety
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) introduces the Vision Zero dashboard, a new tool to help Portlanders better understand and track the bureau's efforts to eliminate deaths and serious injuries from Portland streets.
Analysis indicates 20 mph speed limit reduced driving speeds
Small but significant reductions suggest safety benefits from Portland's 20 mph speed limit.
Remembering crash victims in Portland and across the world
Traffic crash victims and those who love them are the focus of World Day of Remembrance on Sunday, November 15th.