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Gloucester safer city : Final report Mackie, A ; Wells, P

By: Mackie, AContributor(s): Wells, PPublication details: Crowthorne TRL Limited, 2003; TRL report 589, Description: 66 sSubject(s): United Kingdom | Traffic calming | Urban area | Accident prevention | Planning | Local authority | Environment | Management | 22Online resources: Publikation/Publication Bibl.nr: VTI P4040:589Location: Abstract: In 1996, the Department for Transport (DfT) embarked on a ‘Safe Town’ initiative, to demonstrate that it was possible to substantially reduce urban road accidents and casualties by implementing a coherent range of actions for road safety according to a well-defined strategy. This strategy was intended to bring together all the activities of a local authority as an education authority as well as a highways and planning authority. £5m was provided through the Local Roads Capital Settlement to treat a whole town in a strategic manner, and with safety integrated into other town policies and activities. The report describes how the project was planned, designed, implemented and monitored and what the achievements in accident and casualty reduction were.
Item type: Reports, conferences, monographs
Holdings: VTI P4040:589

In 1996, the Department for Transport (DfT) embarked on a ‘Safe Town’ initiative, to demonstrate that it was possible to substantially reduce urban road accidents and casualties by implementing a coherent range of actions for road safety according to a well-defined strategy. This strategy was intended to bring together all the activities of a local authority as an education authority as well as a highways and planning authority. £5m was provided through the Local Roads Capital Settlement to treat a whole town in a strategic manner, and with safety integrated into other town policies and activities. The report describes how the project was planned, designed, implemented and monitored and what the achievements in accident and casualty reduction were.

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