working axes

Road safety

Planning and implementation of actions aimed at improving road infrastructure, inspection of traffic regulations, data related to road safety, as well as communication and awareness of risk factors with the final goal of transit in the City Autonomous of Buenos Aires.

Bloomberg Philantropies + VITAL STRATEGIES (2020-2025)


 

The initiative has a duration of five years and consists of providing:

→ Free training for staff and for communication campaigns with empirical evidence messages.

→ Free observational studies of road speed behavior and other risk factors under this framework, the Apertura Foundation accompanies by providing technical assistance in the main lines of work. asistencia técnica en las principales líneas de trabajo.

→ Highly trained personnel to work within road safety agencies and technical assistance from the main road safety organizations.

The actions carried out in the 2022-2023 period are:

 

 

URBAN DESIGN AND INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Advice regarding the implementation of technology technology in public transport.
  • Visit of consultants to the CGM, meeting and field tour by CT Saenz.
  • Presentation of the results of the audit of the Alberdi-Directorio Metrobús project.
  • Road safety audit training for the secretariat's technical team. .
  • Talk Importance of Road Safety Audits in transport and mobility works.
  • Training workshops on Safe School Routes. 
  • Survey on knowledge and assessment of speed limits in the City of Buenos Aires.
  • Guide to road safety audits. 
  • Improvements in the Constitución Transshipment Center.
  • Traffic calming intervention planning on Avenida Triunvirato, in the city of Buenos Aires.
 
 
PUBLIC POLICY AND REGULATORY ANALYSIS 
  • Observations to the proposal of reforms of the Penal Code on breathalyzer.
  • Preparation of administrative acts for the implementation of the Road Coexistence Law.
  • Monitoring of the state of progress of the National Zero Alcohol Law project.
  • Update of content of the Driver's Manual.
  • Benchmark driver's licenses for motorcycles.
  • Participation SECTOP virtual workshop on Road Safety Legislation in Argentina.
 
 
 
CONTROL AND SUPERVISION
  • Corps of agents, review of control indicators, training of traffic agents. .
  • Videos for driver education courses.
  • Discount procedure and reassignment of points of the permanent driver evaluation system.
  • Online platform for the permanent driver evaluation system. 
  • Motorbike control operations on highways.
  • controls in the world road safety week. controls in the world road safety week.

 

 

 

EVALUATION AND DATA

  • Planning study of risk behaviors.
  • Preparation of the accident rate diagnosis for the Motorcycle Road Safety Plan.
  • Working table between the Road Observatory and DGCATRA.
  • Improvement of hospital data.
  • Presentation of Libertador Avenue speed counts and observational studies. .
  • General Audience Report JHU.
  • Observational breathalyzer planning JHU.
 

 

COMMUNICATION AND TRAINING
  • Collaboration in the driver's license granting process: Implementation of street exam.
  • Participation in the SECTOP Sustainable Mobility Conversation: "Safe and Accessible Mobility".
  • Visit of the Campinas delegation within the framework of the Bloomberg Initiative.
  • Road education and awareness days. .
  • Workshop speed management. 
  • Impact panels with relatives of victims for offenders.
  • Vital Strategies workshop for the implementation of the speed campaign on Urban Highways.
  • Launch of the Leading Drivers program.
  • Zero excess plan.
  • Road safety plan training.
  • Visit Vital Strategies: exchange of experiences Colombia-Argentina. 
  • Publications in the World Road Safety Week.