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Fresno World Day of Remembrance 2023

  • Sunday, November 19, 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • In front of Fresno City Hall 2600 Fresno St, Fresno, CA


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November 19, 2023

2 pm Fresno City Hall


On Sunday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m., families of traffic crash victims, politicians and street safety advocates will gather at city hall to commemorate World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and to call for:

  • a safe routes to school program expanded to include all schools in FUSD and beyond in the city of Fresno,
  • a Vision Zero resolution with a robust and equitable outreach program around the new Vision Zero plan, 
  • a roadside memorial policy that allows memorials to stay up as long as the families maintain them. 

This event is one of hundreds happening across the U.S., which is experiencing a 16-year high in roadway deaths – and the highest number of deaths amongst people walking in 40 years. In Fresno, in Fresno we have seen a number of horrifying incidents,11 Roosevelt Injured in Car Crash at Bus Stop.

WHAT: Fresno World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims Fresno WDOR 2023

WHEN: Sunday, November 19, 2023

Bike Ride from City Hall to Roosevelt High at 2 p.m.

WDOR Ceremony at City Hall at 3:30 p.m. 

WHERE: City Hall

WHO: Family members of road way collision victims, the Active Transportation Advisory Committee, Fresno County Bicycle Coalition, elected officials, community leaders, including people available to share their experiences of being injured or losing loved ones  in traffic crashes.

WHY: Traffic deaths are a leading cause of preventable deaths, disproportionately harming people who are walking and biking, people of color and people in low-income communities. In Fresno, we are demanding 

VISUALS: Event will include memorial displays including photos of victims and ghost bike and ghost shoe displays.  

MORE INFO: Contact events@fresnobike.org or see wdor-usa.org (see for national happenings) #WDoR2023 #SafeStreetsForPeople

Fresno County Bicycle Coalition

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