#CommitToAct Mobility Snapshot Campaign by Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety

The Mobility Snapshot campaign, conducted by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, took place from 20th to 26th of May, 2024. This initiative was part of the #CommitToAct campaign and Parisar conducted it at at two major locations in India: Swargate in Pune and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminals in Mumbai.

Objectives

  • Assess Road Safety Conditions: To evaluate the safety and adequacy of road facilities for various users.
  • Collect Data: To gather quantitative data on the number of different types of road users.
  • Advocate for Improvements: To use the collected data to advocate for improved road safety measures with government authorities.

District Road Safety Committee Training during National Road Safety Month 2024 | Sadak Suraksha - Jeevan Raksha

January 15th to February 14th, 2024 was observed as the National Road Safety month 2024 by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) organising various campaigns. During this period, Parisar held training sessions for District Road Safety Committees (DRSC) in 8 districts of Maharashtra, namely Nagpur, Chandrapur, Amravati, Buldhana, Jalgaon, Dhule, Nandurbar and Sangli. These trainings were organised jointly by the Transport Commissioner's Office Mumbai and Parisar, Pune. Focused on the "Safe System Approach" to tackle road safety issues, the districts were chosen based on road crash severity data from the report on Maharashtra Road Crash Data 2022, showing the urgent need for action. 

Victims speak up on the World Day of Remembrance: Silent March organised by Parisar

Parisar, in collaboration with United Way Mumbai and the Transport Department of Maharashtra State, organized a poignant event in Mumbai to mark the World Day of Remembrance 2023, observed globally on the third Sunday of November. The event aimed to raise awareness about road safety issues and commemorate those who lost their lives in road accidents.

Kolhapur consultation meet: Sustainable Transportation for Road Safety and Air Quality

On September 5, 2023, a workshop on "Sustainable Transportation for Road Safety, Air Quality, and Climate Change" was conducted in collaboration with the Parisar, Centre for Environmental Education (CEE) and the Department of Environmental Science at Shivaji University, Kolhapur. The workshop aimed to address urban transport, road safety, air quality, and climate change concerns by assessing the current situations, challenges, experiences, and existing policies.

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