“Vision Zero”: there’s a big hole in the plan to eliminate Portland traffic deaths

“Vision Zero” is a traffic safety project that aims for the goal of zero traffic fatalities. It’s been adopted by cities worldwide – and now includes Portland, Oregon. It’s a wide-ranging plan, with heavy emphasis on public education and prioritization of safety. Vision Zero Safety Pledge:  I will behave safely and courteously at all times… Learn More »

Keeping Kids Safe Around Windows

At least 8 Oregon children have fallen from upper-story windows already this year, including a 2-year old Southeast Portland boy who fell out of a second-story window and fractured his skull.  Thousands of kids fall out of windows in the U.S. every year: the damage can be catastrophic, ranging from head injuries and internal bleeding… Learn More »