Vision Zero Action Plan

The Vision Zero Action Plan, adopted by City Council in December 2017, is a road map that will help guide Alexandria's efforts to make our streets safer.

Page updated on Jan 9, 2018 at 12:47 PM

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Vision Zero Action Plan

The City released final versions of the Vision Zero Action Plan and the Alexandria Police Department's Traffic Safety Plan in December 2017. The City received nearly 200 comments on the plan and 86% of people who viewed the plan supported it. The development of this plan highlights the City's commitment to providing safe streets for all users and reducing fatalities and severe injuries on the roadways. The Action Plan outlines how the City will achieve Vision Zero by 2028.  The final plan was adopted by City Council on December 16. For more information about Alexandria's work to get to zero, visit the Vision Zero homepage.

Priority Action Items: The Final Vision Zero Action Plan highlights a number of Priority Action Items that will be a major focus during years one and two of implementation.

Vision Zero Work Plan: The Vision Zero Work Plan provides a detailed outline of the the milestones staff will take to implement the action plan. The Work Plan will help inform the annual progress reports and provide a framework for implementation and measures of success. 

Year One Priority Engineering Improvements: The plan outlines the following engineering improvements, in addition to the action items, that the City will undertake in the first year of implementation

  • Install Leading Pedestrian Intervals (LPIs) at ten high crash intersections
  • Install No Right on Red turn restrictions at ten intersections
  • Install pedestrian count-down signals at five intersections
  • Install two major pedestrian intersection improvements
  • Install 20 low-cost safety improvements, including new road markings, signs and minor signal modifications
  • Develop concept design for funding application for at least one high crash location
  • Install intersection improvements at ten high crash locations
  • Upgrade three uncontrolled crossing locations with safety improvements
  • Implement Safe Routes to School improvements at six schools
  • Reduce the speed limit from 35mph to 25mph on one high crash corridor
  • Upgrade curb ramps to improve accessibility at fifteen locations

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