Come listen to experts who are working to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries on their streets, while increasing safe, healthy and equitable mobility for all. The event is hosted by the City of Surrey in partnership with Provincial Health Services Authority, Fraser Health, and Vancouver Coastal Health, and supported by Island, Interior, and Northern Health Authority.
Civic Leaders, local government road safety staff, police and school leaders are given first opportunity to register for this event.
What does it cost?
Day 1 costs $50, with all proceeds supporting road safety within British Columbia. Day 2 is complimentary. Registration includes breakfast and lunch.
Day 1 - Friday, February 8
Learn about Vision Zero and what makes it an effective approach to road safety for all cities regardless of size or geography. High profile Speakers from BC and beyond will share their experience of implementing VZ Road Safety Plans and what worked to reduce fatal and serious injuries on their roads. Safe Schools Panels will explore how to develop programs. And, to help move your community towards Vision Zero, grant opportunities will also be introduced.
Day 2 - Saturday, February 9
Hear how the City of Portland has successfully been implementing Vision Zero. Washington State Traffic Safety Commission share their experiences relating to the legalization of cannabis and impacts on road safety. Tackling tough issues and developing solutions that work, our speakers will provide an opportunity for participants to ask questions and receive advice from practitioners. Also learn about the role of technology in road safety through futuristic sessions, Ted Talks, activations– including VIP access to autonomous vehicle rides – related to Surrey and Vancouver’s joint Smart Cities initiative.
For more information, visit https://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/events?eventid=6507