Safer streets subject of upcoming Gainesville Vision Zero Open House

Published on February 16, 2024


The City of Gainesville Transportation Department is hosting a Vision Zero open house where the public can learn about ongoing efforts to improve roadway safety from fellow public safety agencies and community partners.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Regional Transit System (RTS) Administration Building, 34 SE 13th Road

In 2018, the Gainesville City Commission adopted a Vision Zero policy with the goal of eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries in the city by 2040.

The public is invited to ask questions, share concerns and speak with the Gainesville Vision Zero Group, including members of the Gainesville Department of Transportation; Gainesville Police Department; Gainesville Public Works; Gainesville Fire Rescue; Alachua County Growth Management and Public Works; UF Health; the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County; the Florida Department of Transportation; the University of Florida; and Santa Fe College.

Neighbors can also share ideas for safer streets through an online survey.