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Thursday, March 10 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Voting for Vision Zero: A Case Study
In the Bay Area's 2014 election cycle, Propositions A and B on the ballot both contained additional funding for Vision Zero and additional bike/ped safety projects, and both were approved by voters by comfortable margins.  This panel would discuss how proponents of Vision Zero helped to push the funding measures over the line, and describe how the cities of San Francisco, New York and Seattle are putting the additional money to work implementing Vision Zero.   

Moderators
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Jon Orcutt

Director of Communications and Advocacy, TransitCenter
Jon Orcutt has nearly 30 years experience advocating and implementing sustainable transportation in cities.  Before joining TransitCenter in January 2016, he was a consultant working with governments, organizations and companies on urban transportation strategies, traffic safety, bike share systems and bicycle transportation improvements. Jon was Director of Policy at the NYC Dept. of Transportation from 2007 to 2014. He oversaw... Read More →

Speakers
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Cheryl Brinkman

Vice Chair, SF MTA Board of Directors, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Cheryl Brinkman currently serves as the Vice Chair of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors.  She has been on the SFMTA Board since 2010.  The SFMTA was the first agency in SF to adopt a Vision Zero Goal in Feb 2014.  The Agency had completed 24 Vision Zero Goal street safety projects by the end of 2015, a number which will be in the hundrdes by the end of this calendar year.  Cheryl has an... Read More →
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Cathy DeLuca

Policy & Program Manager, Walk San Francisco
Cathy DeLuca's primary role at Walk San Francisco is to advocate for projects, plans, policies, and strategies that will lead the City of San Francisco to reach its Vision Zero goal by 2024. Cathy engages the community in the City’s Vision Zero strategies, mostly through her management of the Vision Zero Coalition, a group of community organizations that work together to ensure the swift and equitable implementation of Vision Zero. In... Read More →
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Joseph Jarrin

Deputy Commissioner for Administration, New York City Department of Transportation
Joseph Jarrin was appointed Deputy Commissioner for Administration on July 16, 2007, and later designated Deputy Commissioner for Finance, Contracting, and Program Management on November 5, 2007. In this position, he serves as the Department's Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the offices of Financial Management and Analysis, Grants Administration, Capital Program Management, Fiscal Affairs, and the Agency's Chief Contracting Officer... Read More →
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Scott Kubly

Director, Seattle Department of Transportation
Scott Kubly was appointed Seattle Department of Transportation director in July 2014. Before joining SDOT, Scott served as Deputy Director of the Chicago Department of Transportation and, before that, as the Associate Director for the District Department of Transportation in Washington, DC. Scott led the development of a new streetcar system and major expansion of bike share in Washington, DC. In Chicago, he led the development of a... Read More →


Thursday March 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
NYU Kimmel Center: Room 914 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012