CIVITAS ECCENTRIC workshop: How can we increase safety for unprotected road users?
Increasing safety for unprotected road users: examples from strategy, policy and collaboration in Stockholm and CIVITAS Eccentric
Policymakers and experts are invited to a 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 (Spain), Munich (Germany), Ruse (Bulgaria)and Turku (Finland) to demonstrate actions supporting safe walking and cycling and a range of other mobility solutions.
The workshop will provide insight into the measures being implemented in these five cities, in order to highlight challenges, opportunities, lessons learned,etc. The workshop aims to provide other stakeholders with first-hand knowledge on how to implement similar actions and advice on prioritising actions to increase safety for unprotected road users.
13:00 - Introduction (CIVITAS Eccentric project)
13:10 - 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 (City of Stockholm Traffic Office).
13:40 - Examples from CIVITAS Eccentric, such as measures to improve pedestrian crossings and cycling infrastructure in Ruse; mobility planning in Turku; safety concepts and mapping of accidents and risk zones with help of citizens in Madrid and Munich (city representatives).
14:15 - Wrap-up, coffee break and demonstration of innovative safety products 1445In-depth workshops in English and Spanish (hosted by CIVITAS Eccentric partner cities).
Agenda and registration
The workshop is free of charge and registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. A maximum of 90 participants can register for the first part of the workshop, and a maximum of 40 participants can register for the two in-depth workshops (20 per workshop).
Contact Paul Fenton, City of Stockholm, for more information - paul.fenton [at] stockholm.se.
Find out more on CIVITAS ECCENTRIC here.
Please note that the World Health Organization (Regional Office for Europe), City of Stockholm and Swedish National Healthy Cities Network will hold a pre-event titled “Safe mobility and transport for urban populations” at the same venue on the morning of 18 February 2020.
If you are interested in attending this event, please email us or refer to the pre-event information here.
“Hörsalen”, City of Stockholm
Tekniska nämndhuset, Fleminggatan 4
paul.fenton [at] stockholm.se (subject: CIVITAS%20ECCENTRIC%20workshop)