Using GIS Analysis to Achieve Zero Traffic Casualties

In the city of Austin, Texas, USA, there have been 699 traffic fatalities since 2004. For that reason, its Comprehensive Planning unit is embarking on a Vision Zero traffic safety initiative. The city is using a geographic information system (GIS) analysis of traffic incidents to tackle its aim to achieve zero traffic casualties.

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data.

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