Vision Zero

In August 2022, Apex Town Council adopted the VisioCover from Apex Vision Zero Plan_FINAL Opens in new windown Zero Action Plan, a comprehensive and holistic approach to achieving the goal of zero fatalities on Apex roadways by 2035.

As part of its Vision Zero Action Plan, the Town of Apex will use a "Five E Approach" to eliminate fatalities and serious injuries on our streets:

  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Encouragement
  • Enforcement
  • Evaluation

Get Involved

Have you noticed an area in town that presents a safety concern for pedestrians, bicyclists, or vehicles? We rely on members of our community to report your concerns that can bring us closer to Vision Zero.


Sajid Hassan

Traffic Safety Engineer


Helpful Documents

  1. Background
  2. Programs & Initiatives
  3. Stakeholders
  4. Progress

The Resolution to Support Vision Zero Apex was approved by the Apex Town Council on July 21, 2020 affirming the Town’s commitment to eliminating traffic deaths and serious injuries. It also provided a framework for Town departments and community stakeholders to work together to achieve this goal.

Vision Zero started in Sweden in the 1990s. It has been adopted by many countries around the world and cities within the United States. North Carolina adopted the Vision Zero program in 2015, and launched NC Vision Zero as a resource for municipalities. 

Approximately 6,709 motor vehicle-related crashes occurred in Apex over a 5-year period from 2015-2019 resulting in 237 severe injury crashes and 4 fatalities. Crash data analysis and mapping will be updated and published annually as part of implementation of the Actionable Strategies outlined in the Action Plan. 

Past Quarterly Reports