Co-hosted by:
City of Calgary

CARSP Conference 2019

Post-conference Workshop Preliminary Program

Vision Zero – Understanding and Action

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:00am-3:30pm

Last updated: March 29, 2019

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Morning Session
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Setting the Stage - TBD
  • Overview of 2018 Workshop: Establishing Visions and Targets
  • Panel 1 – Building Blocks to Vision Zero Implementation – Partnership, Buy-In, Political Will and Data
    • Mavis Johnson, President, Canadian Traffic Safety Institute
      How the Safe System Approach Supports Vision Zero and Sustainability Principles
    • Adam Bell, The National Vision Zero Lead and Team Leader, Traffic & Safety, WSP Canada
      Vision Zero and the Need for Public Health Data and Root Cause Analysis
    • Tony Churchill, Leader, Traffic Safety, City of Calgary
      Demonstrating the Value of Environmental Changes to Support Vision Zero
    • Shabnem Afzal, Manager, Road Safety Office, City of Surrey
      Path to Vision Zero - Experience from Surrey, BC
  • Site Visit
    Participants walk to an area previously identified with “Road Safety Issues” – this scenario will be the basis for interventions developed by Workshop Participants during the afternoon break-out groups.
Afternoon Session Interactive Break-Out Group Session: Designing a Vision Zero Intervention – Facilitator Lead

  • Part 1 - Participants form Break-out Groups based on Discipline
    Participants will be walked through an exercise with the goal of identifying an intervention to address the road safety issues identified at the morning’s site visit.
  • Part 2 - Participants form Multi-disciplinary Break-out Groups
    The interventions are discussed, and a multi-disciplinary perspective is overlaid onto the plan.
  • Part 3Break-out Group Interventions are Presented
Summary and Closing