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City of Gothenburg               Photo: Flygare Palmnäs
Challenges and possibilities   •500 000 inhabitans   •Port of Gothenburg transport HUB   •Develop city core   •Commuting  ...
Road safety inGothenburg…today…2020
Target 2010              2012-01-30
Success factors• Hospital data• Knowledge about the  traffic system• Communicated and  accepted targets• Dedicated resourc...
Positive effect of trafficcalming countermeasures
Speed Reduction at crossings  Raised bicycle and pedestrian crossing   Raised pedestrian crossing
Speed reduction at bus stops  Hour-glass (one-lane choker)   Central island (two-lane choker)
Speed reduction on street sections         Lateral deflection                                     Road hump
Traffic calming measures                           2012-01-30
Target 2010              2012-01-30
Much         Better now   Neither better   Better before   Much betterbetter now                or worse                  ...
Gothenburg has succeeded,but still failes every day
More people move around in the city,Strategies for 2020          but fewer are injured in traffic 1. Prioritise road safet...
Road Safety Target 2020In 2020                   In 2020Less than three killed    Less than 75 injured
Vision Zero means no fatalitiesVision         or severe injuries in Gothenburg         traffic
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City of Gothenburg

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By Suzanne Andersson, Road Safety Manager, Traffic and Public Transport Authority, City of Gothenburg. Presented at Transforming Transportation, Washington, D.C., January 27, 2012.

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  1. 1. City of Gothenburg Photo: Flygare Palmnäs
  2. 2. Challenges and possibilities •500 000 inhabitans •Port of Gothenburg transport HUB •Develop city core •Commuting •Congestion charges 2013 •Improve public transport •Changing travel behaviour •Political goals •Vision?
  3. 3. Road safety inGothenburg…today…2020
  4. 4. Target 2010 2012-01-30
  5. 5. Success factors• Hospital data• Knowledge about the traffic system• Communicated and accepted targets• Dedicated resources 400• Vision Zero 350 300 250• Organisation 200 150 100 50 0 2000-2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Fatalities Seriously injured Target 2010
  6. 6. Positive effect of trafficcalming countermeasures
  7. 7. Speed Reduction at crossings Raised bicycle and pedestrian crossing Raised pedestrian crossing
  8. 8. Speed reduction at bus stops Hour-glass (one-lane choker) Central island (two-lane choker)
  9. 9. Speed reduction on street sections Lateral deflection Road hump
  10. 10. Traffic calming measures 2012-01-30
  11. 11. Target 2010 2012-01-30
  12. 12. Much Better now Neither better Better before Much betterbetter now or worse before
  13. 13. Gothenburg has succeeded,but still failes every day
  14. 14. More people move around in the city,Strategies for 2020 but fewer are injured in traffic 1. Prioritise road safety in city development 2. Prioritise vulnerable road users 3. Speed management 4. Safer vehicles and transportation 5. Motivating people and organistions to take more responsibility in traffic 6. Raising safety awareness in the young
  15. 15. Road Safety Target 2020In 2020 In 2020Less than three killed Less than 75 injured
  16. 16. Vision Zero means no fatalitiesVision or severe injuries in Gothenburg traffic
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