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The Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure in Tanzania and experiences of road assessment programmes around the world will be showcased at the 2nd Smart Transport Infrastructures Summit (STIS2021) in Dar Es Salaam from 27-29 April.

Under the theme “Adopting Emerging Technologies for Smart Transportation Infrastructures”, smart innovations, technologies and research on different transportation modes including air, road, rail and water ways will be presented.

A Special Session on the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Transport Infrastructure will include:

  • The New Decade of Action for Road Safety and the Ten Step Plan Tanzania – Susanna Zammataro, Director General, International Road Federation (IRF)
  • Road Safety Management: Building a Robust Strategy and Action Plan
  • Establishing a National Road Assessment Programme: Experiences from around the world
    Rui Wang – ChinaRAP
    Jigesh Bhavsar, IndiaRAP
    Julio Urzua, BrazilRAP
    Ahmed Ksontini -TunisiaRAP
  • Building capacity: The need for training, accreditation and certification

The Tanzania Minister for Works and Transport, H.E. Eng. Dr Leonard Madaraka Chamuriho officially launched the “Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure” Project in an on-line National workshop on March 16. Tanzania is the first country in the world to use the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) Ten Steps approach. The Ten Step Project, jointly funded by the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF) and the Global Road Safety Facility of the World Bank (GRSF), brings together the Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Works, TANROADS, the Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), World Bank, International Road Federation (IRF), World Road Association (PIARC), International Road Assessment Program (iRAP), Tanzania Road Federation (TARA), research institutions, NGOs and industry stakeholders.

The STIS2021 Summit programme will cover the themes of:

  • Smart Mobility & Sustainable Transport Services (Road, Rail, Air & Water Ways)
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) : Technologies & Applications
  • Engineering Innovation & Designs on Transportation Infrastructure : Challenges and Opportunities
  • Climate Change Adaptation & Transportation Technologies
  • Transport Infrastructures Safety Planning & Interventions (Road, Rail, Air & Water Ways)
  • Innovative Financing Tools on Transport Infrastructures

The Hon. Eng. Dr. Leonard Chamuriho (MP) Minister for Works & Transport, The United Republic of Tanzania is the Summit Guest of Honour.

STIS2021 is being organised by B&F Global (Tanzania) in collaboration with the Ministry of Works Transport & Communications (United Republic of Tanzania), the National Institute of Transport (NIT-Tanzania), the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT International), MDS Consulting Group (Malaysia) with technical support by PIARC-World Road Association, the International Road Federation (IRF) and the Intelligent Transport Systems & Infrastructures Forum (ITSIF).

For more information:

  • on the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure Project, click here.
  • on STIS2021, click here.
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