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Systematic Safety in the real world Few examples from The Netherlands Gijs (Chris) Hoogerwerf Senior advisor Transportation Policies

Dutch safety in real world comp - Boston · Implementation of projects Bicycle and Traffic Safety €25.13 €8.06 €32.45 Total costs €59.55 €9.03 €107.79 In Euro’s a year

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  • Systematic Safety in the real worldFew examples from The NetherlandsGijs (Chris) HoogerwerfSenior advisor Transportation Policies

  • Fromtacklinghighrisklocationsto

    tacklingweakerspotsintraffic system

    Blackspots(5ormoreinjuries/deathsin5yrs)inTheHague,2011-2015

    AllcrashsitesinTheHague,2011-2015

  • SafetyapproachesinTheNetherlands

    1997:ProactiveApproach:IntroductionofSustainableSafety(systematicapproach)

    1970s:Constructionofmotorwaysandthrough

    roadsoutsidebuilt-upareas

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    affic

    1980s:ReactiveApproach:Legislation,information,education,surveillance

    andinfrastructuralchanges

  • SustainableSafetyintherealworld

    • 30km/hzones(19mph)inresidentialandcommercialzones(urbanarea)

    • 60km/hzones(38mph)inruralareas• (Continuing)Separationofmassandspeedonarterialandcollectorroads:separatedbikepaths

    • Safeintersectionsandcrosswalks

  • Implementationof30km/hzoneHardenberg,TheNetherlands

    Centerline(dashed)

    Beforeimplementation30km/uzone

  • Implementationof30km/hzoneHardenberg,TheNetherlands

    Afterimplementation30km/uzone

    Raisedintersection

    Nocenterline!

  • Implementationof30km/hzoneHardenberg,TheNetherlands

    Wideroadwidth(parking)

    Beforeimplementation30km/uzone

  • Implementationof30km/hzoneHardenberg,TheNetherlands

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

    Stillparkingpossibilities

    Afterimplementation30km/uzone

  • Implementationof60km/hzoneRuralZoneinOmmen,TheNetherlands

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

    Stillparkingpossibilities

    Beforeimplementation60km/uzone:a80km/hroad

  • Implementationof60km/hzoneRuralZoneinOmmen,TheNetherlands

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

    Stillparkingpossibilities

    RuralRoadafterimplementation60km/uzone(2010)

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

  • Implementationof60km/hzoneRuralZoneinOmmen,TheNetherlands

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

    Stillparkingpossibilities

    RuralRoadafterimplementation60km/uzone(2016)

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

  • Implementationof60km/hzoneRuralZoneinOmmen,TheNetherlands

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

    Stillparkingpossibilities

    Intersectionafterimplementation60km/uzone

  • Implementationof60km/hzoneRuralZoneinOmmen,TheNetherlands

    Smallerroad->lessspeeding

    Stillparkingpossibilities

    Afterimplementation60km/uzone

    Alternativeforspeedhump:narrowtheroad.Onlyonecaratime

  • 30km/hzones:Howwasitfinanced?

    • Nationalprogramimplementation30km/hzones(50%subsidized)

    • Politicalwill:investinsafetyandlivability• Combinedwithotherprograms:– Roadmaintenance– Neighborhoodimprovement– Upgradingstormwatersewers(climatechange)

    • Startedin1997,by2010mostresidentialareashadbeentreated

  • Roadcrossing:islandsGroningen,TheNetherlands

    Downtown

  • Roadcrossing:islandsGroningen,TheNetherlands

    Officearea

  • Roadcrossing:islandsGroningen,TheNetherlands

    Commercialzone

  • Roadcrossing:islandsAmsterdam,TheNetherlands

    Downtown,nearCentralStation

  • Roadcrossing:islandsRotterdam,TheNetherlands

    Downtown,nearCentralStation

  • InvestmentsinTransportation

    Investments/City Utrecht* Groningen TheHague*

    ImplementationofprojectsTransit €12.14 €5.80 €27.45

    ImplementationofprojectsMotorVehicles €22.27 €1.50 €11.96

    ImplementationofprojectsBicycleandTrafficSafety €25.13 €8.06 €32.45

    Totalcosts €59.55 €9.03 €107.79

    InEuro’sayear(2017),percapita

    *UtrechtandTheHagueareinvestingalotinprojectstoimproveaccessibilitytocitycenterandworkareas(officezones)