Our presentation at Vision Zero Conference

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How do we know that? TfL has told us in June 2015:Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(2)Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(3)Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(4)Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(5)Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(6)

Therefore, just as TfL has been very professional and successful in implementing the Congestion Charge and the Cycle Superhighways (Version II), we are confident that TfL will be professional, competent and successful in adopting Vision Zero, if the new Mayor believes that Londoners deserve an environment where they can walk and cycle without fear of being killed or seriously injured.

What do the main candidates think about Vision Zero?

We are confident that Caroline Pidgeon, Sian Berry and Zac Goldsmith will adopt Vision Zero, if elected.Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(7)

The question is:Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(8)

Does he have the courage and the vision of his namesake? Both are needed to implement Vision Zero. It is not a question of publishing glossy reports, but radically change the culture inside TfL Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(9)Vision Zero London Conference Jan 2016(10)

 

Zero compliance above, because humans don’t wait 78 seconds at a lightly used crossing. In spite of a TfL employee being killed by a Tfl-contractor employee, TfL refuses to change the pedestrian green phasing.

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As we have documented, in the fatal collisions above, Police blamed the cyclist at E&C and the lorry driver at LC; cases closed, no lessons learned, no changes made, waiting for next inevitable fatality.

In all other realms of human activity, investigations are very different. Below are the Health and Safety Executive’s guidelines:

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But HSE refuses to investigate road collisions even when a professional driver is involved.

Here are some initial concrete steps to guide the new Mayor:

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