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Increasing safety for unprotected road users: examples from strategy, policy and collaboration in Stockholm and CIVITAS Eccentric

Date: 18 February 2020

Time: 13:00-17:00

Place: City of Stockholm, Tekniska nämndhuset, Fleminggatan 4, 11226 Stockholm 

Room: Hörsalen

This seminar and workshop is a pre-event to the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety conference.

Policy-makers and experts are invited to a half-day workshop focusing on how to increase safety for unprotected road users using simple and low-cost methods.

The workshop is hosted by the City of Stockholm and partners of the EU-project CIVITAS Eccentric, in which Stockholm works with the cities of Madrid, Munich, Ruse and Turku to demonstrate actions supporting safe walking and cycling. The workshop includes:

- Presentation of the City of Stockholm’s systematic work on traffic safety and vision zero, with special focus on strategic work to enable walking, cycling and sustainable mobility.

- Examples from CIVITAS Eccentric, such as measures to improve pedestrian crossings and cycling infrastructure in Ruse, Bulgaria; safety concepts and mapping of accidents and risk zones with help of citizens in Madrid and Munich; and live demonstration of innovative safety products used when re-routing pedestrians and cyclists, such as flexible crash barriers, safety nets, etc.

The seminar will last approximately 75 minutes and be followed by coffee and demonstration of safety products (approx. 30 minutes), then in-depth workshops (approx. 90 minutes) in English and (subject to demand) Spanish.