Traffic crashes should never happen. This is the idea behind Vision Zero, Boston’s commitment to eliminate serious auto accidents by 2030. Feinberg & Alban PC is a seven-decades-old personal injury law firm that fully supports Boston’s innovative Vision Zero strategies. One death is too many.
Boston announced its Vision Zero program in 2014 as part of its framework for the Go Boston 2030 initiative. The program was launched the following year. In its efforts to eliminate Boston auto accidents, the program comprises several action plans including:
In our practice, we constantly consider ways to make our city more transit-friendly to protect our clients from accidents.
The Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition, which works closely with Boston on meeting its goals, evaluated the city’s performance in 2016. Accomplishments during its first year include:
These milestones have made Boston a more transit-friendly place, which is the overriding objective of the Vision Zero plan. However, to meet the goal of eliminating traffic fatalities by 2030, the Massachusetts Vision Zero Coalition recommended that the city allocate more staff or more funding to departments involved in the program’s implementation. Boston has committed $9 million in three annual installments to Vision Zero for the next three years.
What more can we do? This is a question our lawyers are always asking. We want to make Boston’s streets safer for you and, if you are injured in an accident, to protect your interests in the court of law.
Boston’s Vision Zero initiative is a positive step in the right direction. However, accidents are still common in and around the city. If you were injured in an auto crash, call Feinberg & Alban PC at 617-232-5950 or contact us online to discuss your claim at a free consultation.
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