UN Global Road Safety Week
Pedestrian safety to the fore.
GOACAN offers some suggestions on what YOU could do for VASCO during the UN Global Road Safety Week.
1. Request Police Inspector (Traffic Cell) Vasco to provide the names of pedestrians and their places of death in road accidents in 2010, 2011, 2012 and upto April 2013.
2. Request the MMC Chairperson to take up the formation of the Road Safety and Traffic Management Committee in the Municipal Council. (letter has been submitted by GOACAN dt. 5.1.2012 & 2.5.2013)
3. Request the Vasco-netters / Facebook users to identify areas that lack: proper signages, zebra crossings, bus bays, proper footpaths, subways, proper illumination
4. Request your Teams to take up programs on Road Safety awareness for: Children, Women; Senior citizens, Disabled
5. Request Assistant Director of Transport and PI Traffic Cell to have a joint 2 hours Open Forum to get Feedback about Vasco on: Education, Engineering, Enforcement.
6. Request Assistant Director of Transport and PI Traffic Cell to conduct site inspections in collaboration with the Public Works Department of hot spots where pedestrian safety is compromised.
7. Request PI Traffic Cell to highlight the role of Traffic Wardens, Road Safety Patrols in promoting Pedestrian Safety in the neighbourhood and at educational institutions.
8. Request for a review of pedestrian safety for domestic & foreign tourists by Kadamba Transport Corporation – Vasco Bus Stand; Konkan Railway Corporation, – Railway Stations; AAI – Dabolim Airport; GTDC – Vasco Residency; Tourism Department – Baina Beach; MPT – Boat Cruise Jetty.
9. Appeal to Vascoites to resolve to take up pedestrian safety as a focus point for the academic year 2013-14 with their Service Clubs, NGO’s, Parent Teachers Associations, Managements of Educational Institutions, Merchants Associations, Municipal Councillors, Panchayat members in Mormugao Taluka, Gram Sabhas in Mormugao Taluka.
10. Organise various events to highlight Pedestrian Safety in Vasco such as: Report with a digital Photo; Email your say in a Essay; SMS your Views.