In a special co-broadcast, the Morning Shift partnered with the Brian Lehrer Show at WNYC to compares notes on efforts to curb traffic fatalities through the Vision Zero campaign.
New York began its program in 2014 and Chicago marked its first year this past June, though results have been mixed.
Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld sat down with host Tony Sarabia to discuss best practices, successes and future challenges. Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Lehrer took calls from New York residents.
GUESTS: Rebekah Scheinfeld, commissioner of Chicago’s Department of Transportation
New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg
Brian Lehrer, WNYC host
LEARN MORE: Vision Zero: Year Four Report — March 2018 (NYC Department of Transportation)
Column: Vision Zero traffic safety program battles deadly driving culture (Chicago Tribune 6/11/18)
Vision Zero Official Website (CDOT)