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Reversing urban transport innovation: Your ideas from developing countries for inspiring German cities

Reversing urban transport innovation: Your ideas from developing countries for inspiring German cities

Your experience and expertise is needed! Do you know any innovative urban mobility developments that could inspire German cities? Please, feel free to share your...
TUMI Mini-courses Cycle at EMDS

TUMI Mini-courses Cycle at EMDS

The TUMI Cycle of Mini-courses is scheduled to take place from April 24 to 26 in Brasília-DF at the Mané Garrincha Stadium, as part of the IV Encontro dos Municípios com o...
SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Persian and Dutch

SUTP Poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport now also available in Persian and Dutch

The poster 10 Principles for Sustainable Urban Transport is now available in Persian and Dutch. The infographic is based on the approach 'Avoid- Shift- Improve'...

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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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