SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Vietnamese

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Vietnamese

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Vietnamese. The infographic is based on the approach 'Avoid- Shift- Improve'  and...
EU Cycling Strategy Public Consultations

EU Cycling Strategy Public Consultations

We hereby invite all interested stakeholders to comment on the draft blueprint for an EU Cycling Strategy. The consultation will be online from March 20 – April 8, 2017. This...
Rewards to trigger motivation

Rewards to trigger motivation

This is an extract from the e-update March 2017 published by epomm.eu (European Platform on Mobility Management). In order to change behaviour, three elements need to be in...

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A Comprehensive Approach for Road Safety – The Example of Germany - Now also in Spanish language

About 3,400 people die every day in road traffic accidents around the world. Despite comparatively low levels of individual motorisation, emerging economies and developing countries are particularly affected, with more than 90 per cent of traffic-related deaths occurring in these countries. If current trends continue, road accidents will overtake HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis to become the world’s third most significant health hazard by 2030.

 
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Six Recommendations for Improvement of Urban Road Safety

With over 1.24 million deaths and up to 50 million injuries every year on roads – over 90% of which happen in low and middle income countries (LMICs), road safety is now recognized as an urgent global problem often costing such countries between 3-5 % of their annual GDP and impeding their economic and social development. It’s growing importance and the need for LMICSs to take urgent action is emphasized by the United Nations declaring a Decade of Action on road safety and the inclusion of road safety targets within 2 of the sustainable development goals(SDGs).

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