Date
February 2, 2024
Author
City of danville

Updated: VISION ZERO DANVILLE - We want to hear from you!

Vision Zero Danville aims to eliminate traffic fatalities among all roadway users in Danville!

Vision Zero Danville is an initiative being led by The City of Danville Engineering Dept in partnership with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and Palmer Engineering to eliminate traffic fatalities among all roadway users in Danville. The first step is to collect data related to roadway incidents and fatalities in order to develop a Safety Action Plan. A safety action plan will provide data-driven evidence for both City and State agencies to prioritize and fund transportation related projects.

A public forum was held at City Hall on January 31, 2024 to allow citizens to discuss community needs and bring awareness to potential areas of concern.
Palmer Engineering provided the following data collected from the Kentucky Transportation Department:

2018-2022 All Crashes - by severity
2018-2022 All Crashes - Density Map
2018 - 2022 Fatal and Suspected Injury Crashes
2018-2022 Pedestrian Related - by severity

During this meeting, some of the US Department of Transportation's Proven Safety Countermeasures were displayed as examples of projects that have been completed to relieve driver and pedestrian injuries and fatalities. Engineers and state or local road departments will often look at these as examples in order to build safety plans that fit their communities, and to receive funding for projects that require certain research-based criteria. When gathering data in Danville, The City Engineer and Public Works department will rely heavily on this research, public input, and the most-recent local crash data to craft and implement roadway safety measures.

We are asking citizens to complete this survey to let us know about areas of concern on Danville's roadways. This information will be collected and analyzed to form the Safety Action Plan.

More Vision Zero Danville Public Meetings will be held in the coming months.



The City of Danville is responsible for the maintenance of City Streets. However, The City of Danville is committed to partnerships with other state and local agencies to create the safest roadways for drivers and pedestrians within the City of Danville.
See Local Roads Map: https://maps.kytc.ky.gov/localroads/

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