Cities Safer by Design: Guidance and Practices to Promote Traffic Safety Through Urban and Street Design

Language: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Cantonese
Place: Asia
Duration: 1 - 2 days
Partner: WRI
Principles: 1. Planning dense and human scale cities
Net Time Effort: under 20 hours

Final Training Objectives

Convene and build capacity of stakeholders involved in road network planning, construction, and maintenance.

Target Group

City officials, road and planning agencies, and practitioners.

Methods

Presentations, panel discussion, and technical exercises

Goal

To introduce road safety theories and good practices for safer street design, and to practise the theories through technical exercises.

Training Modules

• Introduction to safety through sustainable urban and street design

• Traffic safety for people

• Key urban design elements

• Traffic calming measures

• Arterial corridors and junctions

• Pedestrian spaces and access to public space

• Bicycle infrastructure

• Safe access to transit stations and stops

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