Seattle is consistently recognized as one of the safest cities in the country, with a 30% decline in traffic fatalities over the past decade, even with our population growth. But crashes still happen every day, taking the lives of close to 20 people and injuring nearly 150 people a year in Seattle. These are these are our friends, neighbors, and family members.
This is unacceptable. We can do better.
SDOT Director Scott Kubly was a guest on New Day Northwest and talked about SDOT’s partnership with AARP to make streets safer with Vision Zero, our plan to end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030.
See the interview on New Day right here.
Director Kubly talked about the new lower speed limits in the city as part of the Vision Zero campaign.