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Dubai Road and Transport Authority – Pedestrian Safety and Mobility Action Plan

International Award, 2013

The programme sets out to guide infrastructure and policy improvements as well as increasing walking safety and mobility for Dubai residents and visitors. The five year goal of the plan is to achieve 30% improvement in pedestrian safety and a 20% increase in pedestrian mobility.

It involves infrastructure, changes, bridges crossings and a well developed education programme and has been successful -the number of fatalities has reduced by 67 per cent with some forty lives per year being saved.