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Posted on: January 8, 2017

Fremont’s Vision Zero 2020 Begins 20 Projects in 20 Months

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The City of Fremont has begun implementation of its Vision Zero 2020 Action Plan with “20 Projects in 20 Months.” The “20 Projects in 20 Months” campaign began this past spring and will continue rolling out projects that will improve the safety of Fremont’s streets. Several projects that have been completed or are nearing completion include replacing pedestrian signals with countdown pedestrian signals at all intersections throughout the city, building better bikeways, installing speed lumps in neighborhoods to calm traffic, and retrofitting Fremont’s streetlights to LED technology for improved nighttime visibility. For more information about “20 Projects in 20 Months,” check out the Vision Zero 2020 videos.

 

The 20 Projects in 20 Months include:

  1. Stop distracted driving pledge in partnership with the Girl Scouts – ongoing
  2. “Look for Safety” street marking campaign in partnership with Youth Service Corps – completed summer 2016
  3. Reduce “high” speed limits at hotspots – completed spring 2016
  4. Countdown pedestrian signals – ongoing through December 2016
  5. More buffered bike lanes – completed summer 2016
  6. Green bike lanes – completed summer 2016
  7. Neighborhood traffic calming phase 1 – completed summer 2016
  8. LED streetlight upgrade on Fremont Boulevard – completed October 2016
  9. LED streetlight upgrade, citywide – ongoing through early 2017
  10. Install concrete safety barrier on Grimmer Blvd. curve – completed October 2016
  11. Turn restrictions to prevent neighborhood cut–through traffic during peak commute hours near Mission/Interstate 680 – November 2016
  12. Turn restrictions during peak commute hours near Mission/Niles Canyon – November 2016
  13. Speed management on Kato Road near Tesla and Thermo Fisher Scientific – early 2017
  14. Partial one-way street conversion on Morrison Canyon Road – early 2017
  15. New traffic signal at Fremont Boulevard and Old Warm Springs Road – under construction through spring 2017
  16. Enhanced crosswalks – installation of pedestrian signal at Fremont/Bonde – summer 2017
  17. Enhanced crosswalks – installation of flashing beacons at Mowry/Waterside – summer 2017
  18. Enhanced crosswalks – installation of flashing beacons at Washington/Olive – summer 2017
  19. Enhanced crosswalks – installation of flashing beacons at Warren/Bradley – summer 2017
  20. Safety education videos – ongoing through summer 2017

For more information, contact Alina Kwak by Email or 510-284-4014.

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