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IDENTIFICATION OF BLACK SPOTS OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN CASABLANCA CITY KINGDOM OF MOROCCO MINISTRY OF EQUIPMENT AND TRANSPORT NATIONAL COMMITTE OF PREVENTION.

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1 IDENTIFICATION OF BLACK SPOTS OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN CASABLANCA CITY KINGDOM OF MOROCCO MINISTRY OF EQUIPMENT AND TRANSPORT NATIONAL COMMITTE OF PREVENTION OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENT Benacer BOULAAJOUL Permanent Secretary

2 SUMMARY ► Road safety in Morocco ► The Objectives ► The Missions ► The main results of the study ► The recommandations ► The guidelines for other cities

3 Traffic Safety management in Morocco ►Inter-ministerial Committee of Road Safety (CISR): Head of the Government ►Permanent Committee of Road Safety (CPSR) : Minister of Equipment and Transport ; ►Regional Committee of Road Safety (CRSR): Wali of the region CIS CPSR CRSR

4 National Committee of Prevention from Traffic Accidents ►Communication ►Road Education ►Studies in Road Safety field ►Purchase Road safety equipments : Radars, weight equipment, … To develop the Role of Expert in Road Safety

5 Studies Kinds of studies Behavioral Studies Studies related to Road Safety Factors Technical Studies

6 THE OBJECTIVES of Casablanca Project ► Develop a new approach to resolve road safety problems in urban areas. ► Show to responsables at local level, using a case study, that road safety, mainly in urban area, needs a scientific approach; ► Give a material, from a study, to local authority to implement and to improve the safety of road users.

7 THE MAIN RESULTS OF THE STUDY

8 MAIN RESULTS OF THE STUDY ► Statistic analysis of accidents and victims within five years ► Institutional and organizational analysis of traffic safety in Casablanca city ► Mapping of accidents and victims using data for five years : ► Development of a specific GIS which made it possible to locate geo-physical accidents : (4682 traffic accidents and 5896 victims were located exactly in the map); ► Developing maps of accidents and victims as needed, particularly by sub- areas in the city (Prefecture), year, categories of users. All variables of the database accidents can be used to meet specific needs; ► Identification of 46 BS of traffic accidents in Casablanca city : junctions (24) and straight sections (22).

9 MAIN RESULTS OF THE STUDY ► Deep study for 36 among very dangerous black spots and recording video of the behaviour of road users in 10 BS; ► Proposal of adequat solutions in terms of infrastructures and signals; ► Made recommendations of actions and measures relating to road safety in urban areas in general, and selected BS in particular in terms of : ► behaviour; ► infrastructure; ► Taffic and transportation ; ► Institutional and management of road safety sector in the city.

10 Number of Black Spots by Geographic areas Prefecture Number of Black Spots Junctions Straight Sections Al Fida 65 Anfa 34 Ain Chock Hay Hassani 13 Ain Sbaa 35 Ben Msick Mediouna 114 Bernoussi zenata 01

11 Point N° Localisation Préfecture Tués BGAcc P1route Jadida angle bd jradaAl Fida71814 P2Bd Med Ben Abdellah angle rue doukkalaAnfa21211 P3Av armee Royale angle bd taher alaouiAnfa21718 P4Av AHAssan II angle Bd RachidiAnfa3911 P5Bd des Almouahades face Mosquee Oulad Hamra Anfa7611 P6Av 2 Mars hauteur rue 21Ain Chock Hay Hassani8814 P7Bd Inzegane angle Bd PanoramiqueAin Chock Hay Hassani7612 P8Rue de la gare angle rue 53Al Fida41112 P9Rue de la gare angle rue 4Al Fida31011 P10Route oulad Ziane face residence oulad zianeAin Sbaa21113 P11Av Al Kods angle ruec 18Ain ckock Hay Hassani3811 P12Av 6 Nov hauteur rue 14Ben Msick Mediouna41214 P13Av Med VI Angle AV DakhlaBen Msick Mediouna P14Bd Grande Ceinture angle Av JoulaneAl Fida5712 P15Av Joulane Angle rue 78Ain Sbaa71824 P16AV abou Houraira Hauteur rue 48Ain Sbaa51923 P17Bd Reda Guedira hauteur rue 27Ben Msick Mediouna11213 P18Av 10 Mars angle rue 23Ain Sbaa51216 P19Bd Grande Ceinture angle Av Okba Bnou NafiiAin Sbaa6611 P20Av 10 Mars angle Av Driss HartiBen Msick Mediouna83138 P21Av Abi Dar Ghaffari anlge rue 39bernoussi zenata2810 P22Bd Fida face rue 21Al Fida4812 BS in Straight Sections

12 Point N°LocalisationPréfectureTuésBGACC P1Place Oued AlmakhazenAnfa113 P2Route des universités Angle Av Abderrahmane BouabidAlfida71814 P3Rond Point ProvinceBen M'sick52524 P4Av Al Joulane angle Av Abou HourairaBen M'sick52022 P5AutorouteAlfida7511 P6Av Commandant Driss AlhartiBen M'sick21516 P7AutorouteAin chok8812 P8 AV.CHAHID ABDERRAHMANE LAMKHANET angle AV.10 MARS Ben M'sick51012 P9AutorouteAin Sbaa6511 P10 BD.DE LA GRANDE CEINTURE angle AV.EL JOULANE Alfida2911 P11 R.ANNOUSSOUR angle BD.MOHAMED ZERKTOUNI Alfida3912 P12 BD.LAHRAOUINE angle AV.DRISS EL HARTI Ben M'sick6611 P13 AV.10 MARS 1982 angle AV.ABOU HOURAIRA Ben M'sick31012 P14 AV.10 MARS 1982 angle AV.BOUZIANE Ben M'sick21011 P15 AV.AL JOULANE angle R.48 HAUTEUR SURTE NATIONAL Ben M'sick11011 P16 BD.AL MASSIRA ANGLE BD.FOUARATE Ain Sbaa9110 P17 AV.AL JOULANE ANGLE BD.REDA GUEDIRA Ben M'sick2910 P18 BD.MOHMED VI ( EX ROUTE MEDIOUNA ) ANGLE R.MANUTENTION Alfida5811 P19 AV.ABDELLAH SANHAJI ANLE AV.ABOU HORAIRA Ben M'sick6912 P20 BD.DE LA RESISTANCE ANGLE R.HAJJAJ IBNOU ARTAA Anfa41013 P21 RUE.C ANGLE ROUTE OULAD ZIANE Ain Sbaa31214 P22 R.DE LA GARE EX LA CROIX ANGLE R.53 & R.4 Alfida21011 P23 AV.AL JOULANE ANGLE R.1 Ben M'sick11011 P24 AV.HASSAN II ANGLE BD.MOHAMED ZERKTOUNI Anfa4710 BS in Junctions

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15 THE TYPOLOGY OF ACCUMULATION ZONES Areas examined can be grouped as follows: – Main roads (boulevards) in the city; – Streets with high pedestrian traffic mainly near (rail stations, shopping centres, hospitals, schools,...); – Junctions ; – Highway interchanges ; – Exits from tunnels.

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17 Point P21, Route Oulad Ziane ; BUS STATION ; tunnel EXIT

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19 P18, Avenue Med VI angle R. Azzaitoune et R. Manutention Creating advanced sidewalks at pedestrian crossings Organazing parking Creating pedestrian crossings Close the TPC Guiding barriers to pedestrian crossing Adaptation of traffic lights : Phasing and handed over the scale

20 MalfunctionsRecommandationsActionsPrice total Price P20, Boulevard de la Résistance ; Rue Hajjaj Ibnou Artaa ; Tunnel EXIT Urban Boulevard with 6 lanes very large, amplified by the underpass. Provide a safe pedestrian crossing on this sector, Create and secure pedestrian crossings 2800 The speeds on the boulevard are quite high, but it is mainly a "cut" or urban pedestrian crossings are not organized, too long and very dangerous. Adjust the ends of body guard to eliminate the risk associated with a serious shock 0 Many illegal pedestrian crossings that take significant risks (lack of safe pedestrian crossing). Reinforcing signs of the underpass (problem of readability) Vertical signs of reporting underpass 6800 The vertical signs including treatment of the fixture of underpass is too limited. Rework profile across the area considering a separation of flow by a median strip side to shrink the overall grip Boulevard and avoid entrecroisements intempestifs.. Completion of a land full side The guards body of the structure are obstacles very dangerous for all users. Resume body guards (compliance with road safety standards) 30000

21 COMMUN DYSFUNCTIONS ► General problems identified from the analysis of 30 BS are : – Bad distribution of spaces between different kind of road users ; – Roads, Streets and junctions are very wide ; – Bicycles, moped and pedestrians are poorly considered in the Traffic management system ; – Lack of signals: light, horizontal and vertical ; – Lack of directional signs ; – Parking of cars are poorly organized.

22 RECOMMENDATIONS AND LESSONS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND CONTROL IN URBAN AREAS

23 GENERAL RECOMMANDATIONS 1. Introduce Road Safety Audit for all new projects; 2. Need to develop GIS to understand traffic accidents, mainly in big cities; 3. Need of technical guidelines concerning infrastructure management dedicated to : pedestrians, cyclists and motocyclists 4. Establishing evaluation system to follow : Traffic accidents / field analysis / countermeasures; 5. Definition of a new policy of Maintenance of equipment related to road safety.

24 RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO INFRASTRUCTURE ► Strengthen the safety of vulnerable road users by: - Make free sidewalks for pedestrians from: commercial activities, furnitures, plantation.. - Adopting new types of road safety equiment, particularly in residential areas in which there is a high concentration of pedestrians to reduce speed: Humps, elevated walkways,… -Introduction walk zones where the speed can not exceed 30 km/h, mainly near commercial areas, schools, and near public equipment in general; ► Establish a horizontal and vertical signals adapted to the safety of pedestrians ; ► Provide appropriate cycle paths beside the streets when it’s available;

25 RECOMMENDATIONS RELATED TO INFRASTRUCTURE ► Reduce the size of central crossroads in the main junctions with traffic signals, and create special lanes for "turn left" ► Introduce Smart Regulation Systems for traffic, especially in big cities ;

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