MetroPlan Orlando’s Vision Zero Safety Speaker Series Spotlights Leading Experts

Posted on: May 10, 2024 in Public Involvement, Safety

MetroPlan Orlando is excited to announce its upcoming Vision Zero Safety Speaker Series, showcasing esteemed experts in their respective fields as it relates to safety. The virtual events aim to address crucial aspects of safety as it pertains to Vision Zero – an initiative striving to end road crash fatalities and serious injuries. Check out the upcoming line-up, mark your calendars and register for the upcoming virtual events. You are not going to want to miss these!

May 23, 2024 at 10 a.m.
Charles T. Brown
Centering Equity & Safety

Charles T. Brown: Leading transportation expert, Charles T. Brown brings extensive experience in urban planning and community engagement. His keynote will explore the intersectionality of transportation safety and equity, shedding light on how transportation systems can be designed to prioritize safety and accessibility for all members of the community. 

June 4, 2024 at 10 a.m.
Melissa Wandall
From the Perspective of Those Left Behind

Melissa Wandall: Prominent safety advocate, Melissa Wandall will delve into deeply personal aspects of her personal tragedy that lead to her advocacy efforts. Wandall has dedicated her life to advocating for safer roads. Her address will emphasize the human toll of road crashes and the urgent need for comprehensive safety measures.

June 13, 2024 at 9 a.m.
Dan Burden
A Plan of Action for Walking & Cycling

There is no registration required for this virtual event. Visit MetroPlan Orlando’s YouTube channel on June 13 at 9am to watch Dan Burden’s address.

YouTube handle: @metroplan_orlando

Dan Burden: Recognized internationally as a pioneer in walkability and sustainable transportation, Dan Burden’s keynote will focus on designing communities for safety and wellness. Drawing on his expertise in creating pedestrian-friendly environments, Burden will discuss strategies for fostering active transportation and reducing reliance on cars.

The Vision Zero Safety Speaker Series offers a unique opportunity for stakeholders, policymakers, and community members to engage with leading experts and explore approaches to road safety. Attendees can expect insightful discussions, practical insights, and actionable strategies to advance the Vision Zero initiative in Central Florida.



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