With over half of the world’s population now living in cities, addressing urban road safety is becoming increasingly important to reduce road fatalities and serious injuries. Vulnerable road users – pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists – account for a high proportion of fatalities and serious injuries in cities. This is particularly true for low- and middle-income countries, where pedestrians typically account for an average of 45% of road traffic fatalities compared to 18% in high income countries.

iRAP’s global presence means urban road data can be analysed at a global level. iRAP’s big data tool, www.vaccinesforroads.org, provides important insights into road safety in cities everywhere.

A new case study – 5-Star Cities for all road users has just been released – click here to download.

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