Projects under Pune Road Safety Campaign

Projects in Phase I

The following projects make "Phase I" of Pune Road Safety Campaign. These projects were announced by the respective government organizations in the event on 28th February 2019, when the Mayor launched the Campaign.

 

Project description Owner Handholding NGO
1. Bright and visible mid-block pedestrian crossings on about 100 km of divided arterial streets

PMC

Parisar, CDSA
2. Contiguous footpaths in the core city area as well as in areas with a lot of pedestrians PMC
3a. Bright and visible, well placed and designed zebra crossings at all signalled intersections

PMC

SRF, CDSA
3b. Pedestrian signals installed with timings as per Indian Road Congress (IRC) guidelines PMC SPTM, SRF
4. Adopting design interventions at ‘black spots’ identified by traffic police

PMC

5. Shifting to an IT-based accident recording system PTP CEE, CDSA
6. Increase use of helmets

PTP

7. (Stop lines and) Pedestrian signals are honoured by everyone (including traffic police!) so that pedestrians can cross at ease and convenience PTP SRF, SPTM
8. Adherence to zebra and stop line at traffic signals

PTP

9. To install a fire extinguisher in every bus PMPML
10. To install side safety guard on all high-floor buses

PMPML

11. Ensure the left side doors of all BRT compliant buses remain closed between stops, even outside the BRT corridor PMPML
12. Scrap buses older than 12 years or have clocked beyond 8.4 lakh kms

PMPML

13. Ensure bus drivers adhere to stop line at signals PMPML SPTM, CEE
14. Instill a mindset of respecting the pedestrians

RTO

15. Special training for new drivers to stop before stop line at signals: with driving schools RTO CEE, CDSA