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Webinar: Implementing Vision Zero Using an Equity Lens - Part 1

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Learn the history of systemic racial inequality in land use and transportation planning the U.S. and its impacts on today’s transportation system. Using data, we explore the correlation of socioeconomic factors to the current state of roadway safety.

We use WSP work in Vision Zero to highlight the data-driven approach to understand the impacts of inequality within certain geographic areas.

Enhancing Safety on Ann Arbor Streets With C-V2X

Qualcomm Technologies is supporting UMTRI with its Smart Intersection project to demonstrate improved automotive and pedestrian safety using C-V2X technology.
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The original testbed for validating improved safety with connected vehicles, UMTRI, is bringing Ann Arbor to the next level with the Smart Intersection project. The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced a $9.9M award that will be matched by the project participants, including Qualcomm.  In this project UMTRI is deploying a network of more than 20 smart intersections throughout the city and a fleet of vehicles that communicate via Cellular-to-Everything (C-V2X) communications technology. 

IVECO ON Is Innovating Road Safety With a Personalized Driver Safety Report

IVECO is extending its offering of digital driver-focused services with the new Safe Driving features. An industry first, this pioneering service is designed to help customers become safer drivers.
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IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial, is extending its IVECO ON portfolio of digital services with the unique Safe Driving suite of features designed to enhance safe driving. The on-board system measures a set of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and generates regular reports to help drivers develop a safe driving style and fleet managers to foster a safe driving culture in their fleet.

FedEx Express, iRAP Launch 5-star Global Connections Initiative in India

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The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), a registered charity dedicated to preventing road deaths through safer road infrastructure, in association with FedEx Express, the express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has announced the launch of the 5-Star Global Connections Initiative. The programme will unlock the power of partnerships across India and share success across more than 100 countries who have their own RAP programme and project activity.

How 5 Bucks Of Reflective Tape On A Donkey Cart Saved Lives

by Tanya Mohn
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The 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm earlier this year focused on the motor vehicle crash epidemic that every year kills about 1.35 million people around the world and severely injures some 50 million more.  

Star Rating for Schools: Helping Kids Get to School Safely

A look back at the official global launch of the SR4S application
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The Star Rating for Schools journey has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Founding Sponsor 

This App Could Help Save Your Child’s Life

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Five Hundred children die each day in road traffic crashes around the world. Tens of thousands more are injured on a daily basis. The International Road Assessment Program (iRAP), with the help of FedEx, is looking to dramatically cut those numbers with a revolutionary app that assesses the road safety near schools.

IndiaRAP, Sponsored by FedEx, Is Helping Save Lives Across the Country

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IndiaRAP: International Road Assessment Program initiative in India, sponsored by FedEx, is helping save lives across the country.

IndiaRAP is a locally led, globally supported road assessment programme for India. It is a collaboration between iRAP and the Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), generously supported by FedEx.

Be Safe, Be Seen on Halloween: Tips From FedEx & Safe Kids

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On Halloween, twice as many kids are hit and killed while walking than on any other day of the year. The sugar rush, yard-to-yard running and sense of community make it easier for a “rules no longer apply” mentality when trick-or-treating.

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