Information will be used to improve road safety in the metropolitan area.
Lima and Callao’s Transport and Road Safety Council will use a format developed by EMBARQ Andino to create a similar database of traffic crashes for the Lima metropolitan area.
New integrated database will track traffic crashes and injuries.
EMBARQ Andino hosted a meeting of officials from various health and road safety institutions in Arequipa, Peru to implement the first phase of an action plan for improved road safety in the city.
The various institutions agreed to form an integrated database of traffic crashes and injuries.
Nations around the world commit to a "Decade of Action"
An announcement from our partner, Bloomberg Philanthropies:
Sustainable transport and urban development reduces the risk of traffic fatalities and injuries.
Today marks the official launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety, a worldwide effort declared by the United Nations General Assembly to save 5 million lives over a ten-year period.
EMBARQ welcomes new stakeholders in global effort to reduce traffic fatalities.
Michael R. Bloomberg joined World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick in Washington, D.C. on April 19 for the launch of the Multilateral Development Banks’ Road Safety Initiative.
Working together to improve road safety in cities in the developing world.
The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a registered charity dedicated to safer roads, is working with EMBARQ to save lives in developing cities.
iRAP and EMBARQ will work together on road safety analyses, especially on the safety impacts of bus rapid transit (BRT), and share data and results from research projects.
Online contest raises awareness about the public health benefits of sustainable urban development and transport.
WASHINGTON (March 18, 2011) – A new online competition, Active Cities, Healthy Cities, was launched today to raise awareness of cities in Latin America and the Caribbean dedicated to sustainable transport, the environment, and creating a healthy lifestyle for their citizens.
EMBARQ plays prominent role in inaugural meeting to reduce road fatalities and injuries.
EMBARQ was the only non-governmental organization invited to present its vision and strategy in the First South American Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Road Safety, held in Lima, Peru on March 14-15.
Sustainable urban transport and urban development included as part of solution.
The United Nations Road Safety Collaboration has developed a Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020, providing an overall framework for activities planned by governments, civil society and the private sector over the next ten years to address the "tremendous global burden" of fatalities and injuries result
EMBARQ and Shell Foundation co-host event to discuss transport solutions for public health and road safety.
Road traffic crashes are among the leading causes of death and disability in Indian cities, but the trend can be reversed through sustainable transport and planning that prioritizes people, not vehicles, concluded a group of public health and transport experts at today’s “Sustainable Transport Saves Lives” roundtable discussion.