Portland Vision Zero Action Plan

DKS conducted a traffic safety analysis to inform and guide development of the Portland Vision Zero Action Plan, which integrated ten years of PBOT crash data with novel data sources, including GIS layers, Portland Fire and Rescue data, and crowdsourced conflict reports. DKS developed concise data summaries and visualizations of leading causes of crashes and connected the results with national best practices research to help identify effective actions for the City.

Quick Facts

  • DKS worked closely with the City to quickly respond to diverse inquiries from the Vision ZeroTask Force and Technical Advisory Committee regarding equity outcomes, multi-modal impacts and custom analysis request.

  • One death on city streets is too many. The Portland Vision Zero plan provides clear actions in street design, enforcement, engagement, education, and for ongoing evaluation and planning.


  • 17 of Portland’s high crash streets are receiving safety fixes two years after the plan.

  • Provided innovative data analysis tools that inform safety fixes and enable the task force to evaluate performance of the solutions.

  • The City of Portland and partners continue to work together and implement the action plans with the goal to eliminate fatalities and serious injuries on our streets by 2025.

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