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Winners of ARSO’s #Roads4Life Storytelling Contest

November 13, 2019 

Congratulations #Roads4Life Champions! The winners of the African Road Safety Observatory's #Roads4Life storytelling contest are: Road safety leadership: Roads for Life in Zimbabwe Innovations for…

Fighting Road Fatalities: An Interview with Tawia Addo-Ashong, SSATP's Road Safety Pillar Leader

September 26, 2019 

Road traffic injuries present major health and development challenges to countries all over the world, but especially in Africa. For example, in Uganda, at least 10 people die daily on Kampala roads…

Announcing ARSO's #Roads4Life Storytelling Contest

July 01, 2019 

  If you are 18 and over, passionate about road safety, and carrying out great work to make Africa’s roads safer, we want to hear your story! Join the African Road Safety Observatory's #Roads4Life…

South Africa , Durban, South Africa
Accelerating Road Safety Action through the African Road Safety Observatory

June 27, 2019 

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership administered by the World Bank) with the support of South Africa’s Road Traffic…

Morocco
Interview with Mr. Franz R. Drees-Gross for Africities 8th Summit

November 20, 2018 

Mr. Drees-Gross was interviewed as part of a series leading to the Africities 8th Summit that will be held in Marrakech, Morocco on November 20-24, 2018. The complete interview can be found on the…

Road Management Tools

January 01, 2009 

SSATP has reviewed a range of various tools available for managing road networks. The manual provides a guide aimed at politicians and high-level decision makers in road authorities, as well as…

Statistics for Gender

 

Accessibility and transport choice The most predominant mode of travel for women in rural areas remains walking and headloading. Women in Africa can transport at least three times more ton per…

Building Knowledge that Works

 

  The SSATP pyramid should help policy-makers and practitioners navigate efficiently through the cycle of the decision process and the action process. The decision process involves building…

Addressing Africa's Urban Transport & Mobility Challenges

 

  Go to the Urban Transport & Mobility topic page to know more about SSATP activities and download related publications   OBJECTIVES Foster knowledge, awareness, development, adoption…

Road funds

 

In recent years, the RMF component has focused on strengthening the capacity of regional road associations as key partners to SSATP, to play an increased leadership role in the advocacy of reforms to…

The Ethiopia Road Sector Development Project

 

The Ethiopia Road Sector Development Project (RSDP), implemented by Ethiopian Roads Agency, was the first transport project to include HIV/AIDS prevention clauses in its works contracts. The work…

Abidjan-Lagos Transport Corridor Project

 

The Abidjan-Lagos transport corridor is the major east-west transport corridor in West Africa, connecting the capital cities of five countries (Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria). The…

Gender Transport Burden in Africa

 

This widely case study to investigate the magnitude of the transport burden incurred by women and men in order to obtain access to domestic facilities - collection of water and firewood in Sub-…

SSATP partners with African Universities

 

Africa is facing three urgent transport challenges: 1) the continent has the highest rate of road fatalities in the world; 2) it has an unprecedented growth rate of urbanization; and 3) it has the…

Better Post-Crash Response: Pillar 5 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety

 

The Decade of Action for Road Safety encourages Governments to implement road safety policies and action plans that address the following five pillars: Better road safety management Safer roads…

Africa Transport Policy Forum (Press Statement)

 

PRESS RELEASE Africa Transport Policy Forum December 10-11, 2013 Dakar, Senegal Sustainable, Safe and Efficient Transport for the people of AfricaA Precondition for Sustained Economic Growth and…

Safer Vehicles: Pillar 3 of the Decade of Action for Road Safety

 

The Decade of Action for Road Safety encourages Governments to implement road safety policies and action plans that address the following five pillars: Better road safety management Safer roads…

Statistics for Urban Transport and Mobility

 

Paved road in selected African cities   Average bus age and fleet   Share of various mode of transport in various African cities   Size and characteristics of various African cities  

Integration, Connectivity & Cohesion

 

Real integration will start only when road blocks to national and international freight and passenger transport have disappeared and road users don’t have to pay bribes to use a road; when borders…

Road Safety

 

  For further information about SSATP activities and related publications, visit the topic page Road Safety.     As part of the Third Development Plan, the SSATP objectives are the following…

Road Agencies

 

In recent years, the RMF component has focused on strengthening the capacity of regional road associations as key partners to SSATP, to play an increased leadership role in the advocacy of reforms…