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1 Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008 City Planning and Road Safety Dharmesh Shah Traffic and Public Transposrt Authority

2 Photo: Flygare Palmnäs Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

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5 Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008 Traffic for Attractive City Character AccessibilitySafetySecuritySustainable

6 Safety to be integrated in the planning Assemble the knowledge Active and engaged politicians Strategy, traffic calming measures Integration of the strategy in the planning process Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

7 Accident Data Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008 Assemble the knowledge

8 Traffic System Information Police, accident reports Hospitals, injury reports Traffic flows Speed Number of cyclists wearing helmets Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

9 First Traffic Safety programme made 1992 Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008 Vision Zero Political Engagement

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11 The number of killed and seriously injured road-users shall be reduced by 60% before the year 2005, based on a mean value for the years City of Göteborg, Traffic & Public transport Authority 1997 Road Safety Target 2005 Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

12 Road Safety Target 2005 Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

13 Traffic Calming (Speed reducing) measures was first built in 1978 and hence forth integrated in the planning The first large scale implementation of Traffic calming measures in a selected residential area was performed in 1981 Today more than 2500 Traffic calming measures including more than 1200 road-humps Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008 Small scale measures started in central parts of the city as early as in 1970 Strategy traffic calming measures

14 Type 1: Speed Assurance at Crossings Raised pedestrian pathRaised bicycle and pedestrian crossing Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008 Integration of the strategy in the planning process

15 Type 2: Speed Assurance at Bus stops Hour-glass (one-lane choker)Central island (two-lane choker) Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

16 Type 3: Speed Assurance on Sections of Road Bus hump Road hump Lateral deflection Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

17 Type 4: Speed Assurance at Intersections Raised intersectionRoundabout Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

18 Countermeasures Speed km/h 85 th percentile Standard hump, with 1m ramp Standard hump, with 2m ramp Standard hump, with 2m ramp on entry and 4m ramp on exit Hump with plateau, 1 m plateau and 1 m ramp Raised pedestrian crossing with 2 ramp Road cushion ERGO-hump Hour-glass bus stop with hump with plateau and 1 m ramp Hour-glass bus stop with hump with plateau and 2 m ramp Hour-glass bus stop with 8 cm raised footpath and 1 m ramp Hour-glass bus stop with 8 cm raised footpath and 2 m ramp Hour-glass bus stop, completely raised with 1 m ramp Hour-glass bus stop, completely raised with 2 m ramp Hour-glass bus stop, non-raised Lateral deflection Main-street with cobble-stoned surface-area, 3 m Number of measurements > >5 2 Measured Speed Reductions Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

19 Accident reduction vs. Measures implemented People killed or seriously injured Traffic-calming countermeasures Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

20 Pre-fabricated elements Regular discussions with PT-, Police- and Rescue officers Traffic-calming Measures Today and in the Future Standardized design principles: circular hump with 1 m ramp on local roads circular hump with 2 m ramp on arterials Traffic safety as part of the planning process per year reserved for traffic- calming measures. Approx. cost 2500 per road hump, for a roundabout Road hump on local road with 1 m ramps Road hump on arterial road with 2 m ramps Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

21 Road Safety Target 2010 The number of killed and seriously injured shall be reduced by 50% by year 2010 based on a mean value for the years City of Göteborg, Traffic & Public Transport Authority 2004 Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008

22 Thank You all for your Attention Dharmesh Shah 07 Oct 2008


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