NEWS & EVENTS


Enabling Civil Society and Policy Maker Engagement for 30 km/h in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the Streets for Life UN Global Road Safety Week is an opportunity to highlight ongoing advocacy for 30 km/h limits around school zones. During the Week, the Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) will meet with elected representatives of the provincial government, to ask them to raise a bill in the provincial assembly to […]

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30 km/h Pilot Zone in Chile Builds Support

Fundación Conciencia Vial’s original plan for the UN Global Road Safety Week was to develop a 30 km/h pilot zone together with the municipality of Ñuñoa, Chile, to demonstrate the benefits of low-speed streets to the community and other authorities. However, Ñuñoa’s technical team was so enthusiastic that the project grew from a small pilot […]

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PRESS RELEASE: FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models

FedEx Road Safety Award Celebrates NGO Role Models Working for Safer, More Sustainable Transport 12 May 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and FedEx Corp. are delighted to announce the winners of the FedEx Road Safety Awards 2021. This year’s awards are presented to the Irish Road Victims’ Association (Ireland) and to […]

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Gayle Di Pietro

We were saddened to hear of the death of Gayle Di Pietro, former ‎Global Road Safety Program Manager at the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and a well-known and well-respected member of the global road safety community. On behalf of the Alliance NGOs, we send our condolences to her family, friends, and colleagues. Reflecting on […]

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General Assembly Update

Dear fellow Alliance members, It seems like a long time since we were together at the last Global Meeting in Chania, almost two years ago. Under normal circumstances, in 2021, we would be holding the Seventh Global Meeting and gathering together as a body of NGOs to share, learn, and prepare for action. However, sadly, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: NEW MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE STRENGTHENS CIVIL SOCIETY’S ADVOCACY VOICE

29 April 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is launching a new membership structure that will grow our movement and strengthen NGOs’ collective potential and power to drive change for safer roads and victim support. The new structure will amplify the voice of NGOs around the world, build a broader coalition of […]

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PRESS RELEASE: FedEx Sponsored Safer Cycling Advocacy Program Extends to Central Europe

Cities in Spain, Italy and Poland to roll out cargo bicycles as mode of safe and sustainable mobility 22 April 2021, LONDON: FedEx Express Europe, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) and the European Cycling Federation (ECF) today announce the continuation of the Safer Cycling Advocate Program (SCAP) and the extension […]

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Car-free Streets in Zambia Supporting 30 km/h roll out

This month, Zambia Road Safety Trust (ZRST) organized the first car-free day in Lusaka, Zambia. The day, which will become a monthly event, supports the ongoing implementation of 30 km/h in the country. The car-free day took place in the city’s central business district. Motorized vehicles were prevented from entering the car-free streets and parked […]

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UK: Community Mobilization for a Default 20 mph Limit

Rod King, 20’s Plenty for Us, is well-known advocate for 20 mph (30 km/h) limits in the UK. Since 20s Plenty began campaigning 13 years ago, 33% of UK residents now live on a streets where the local authority has set or is committed to setting local 20 mph limits for most urban/village roads instead […]

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30 km/h for Cyclists in Argentina

Luchemos Por La Vida and Asociación Madres del Dolor’s joint campaign for UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) gained an early boost earlier this month when the Mayor of San Isidro in Argentina gave his commitment for expansion in the number of 30km/h streets in the city. Initially, the municipality will lower the limit on […]

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An Urgent Call for Better Funding for Road Safety NGOs

2 April 2021 A recent article in Injury and Prevention by Stein, Bachani, and Hoe on Alcohol Industry Involvement in Road Safety NGOs points to evidence that alcohol companies are seeking to limit the impact of sales losses from drink driving reduction initiatives by partnering with road safety stakeholders.  As an organization, the Alliance does […]

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Why 30 for Children and Youth

Kate Turner, FIA Foundation Streets for life, the theme of this year’s UN Road Safety Week, focuses on policy advocacy for low-speed streets. Why ‘Streets for Life’? Because for children and youth across the world, 30km/h streets can be a literal life-saver. And they can also be the key that opens up our urban space […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members

The Alliance is delighted to welcome another new member that joined us this month. The Road Safe Zimbabwe Trust is a road safety advocacy and education NGO based in Zimbabwe. The majority of road users in Zimbabwe are public transport users and pedestrians. The lack of a functional public transport system creates dangers for road […]

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Why 30 for Equality

The UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) is approaching under the theme of 30km/h streets where people walk, live, and play. While evidence clearly supports that low-speed streets save lives, there are also a multitude of other valuable reasons for your community and your policymakers to support the call for 30km/h in urban areas where […]

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