What is Vision Zero?
Vision Zero is a national initiative to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility. Vision Zero focuses on prevention measures and approaches, rather than reactionary measures and approaches.
Mooresville’s Vision Zero Plan
Mooresville is one of 15 Vision Zero Communities in North Carolina that have adopted a goal of zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries. On February 12, 2021, the Town adopted a Vision Zero resolution to ensure the safety and health of all residents and visitors. The resolution came about after two years of proactive steps to further elevate and protect all road users, including the formation of a Conversations without Cars Committee, adoption of OneMooresville Comprehension Plan, technical assistance through the UNC Highway Safety Research Center for establishment and maintenance as a Vision Zero Community, Watch for Me NC educational outreach, and additional construction of bicycle-pedestrian infrastructure.
State of the Safety Brochure
The State of Safety Brochure provides an overview of transportation safety conditions in Mooresville, NC. This will use inform and guide the Vision Zero Task Force and Town leaders as they create the first blueprint for eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries. Click the graphic below: