Creating a foundation for systemic safety improvements where children walk and bike

In 2023, the city of Lincoln, Nebraska received the Vision Zero for Youth U.S. Leadership Award. Lincoln, through the impressive work of the City of Lincoln Transportation and Utilities, distinguished itself as a leader in youth walking and biking safety. The award committee was impressed by the community and partner involvement; infrastructure benefits in an underserved neighborhood school resulting in reduced traffic speeds; and establishment of school zone standards that set the stage for improving safety around all schools.

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