"Safety traffic in Rusanivka" is joint project on district's reorganization that will be presented within the framework of CANactions Public Program. The project is held by City of Kyiv and Bloomberg Philanthropies foundation. 2017 Kyiv joined the Partnership For Healthy Cities — prestigious global network of cities committed to saving lives by preventing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries.
Turkish experts from World Resources Institute (WRI) will explain to the audience and give answers on such questions as:
— why in the processes of making decisions and street reconstruction is important to feel the context, collect and analyze data on why pedestrians and cyclists should be in the top priority while parking on lawns is not;
— why in cities where this is observed, people live longer and have a better quality of life;
— why Istanbul has an extremely low mortality rate on the roads.
Celal Tolga Imamoglu is a Transport & Road Safety Manager at WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities with a focus on public transportation, bus rapid transit (BRT), cycling infrastructure design, traffic safety projects as well as integrated transport.
Merve Akı is the Urban Mobility Director at WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities. She works to improve public space and public life in Istanbul.
Gülcan Orak is urban planner, who assists in non-motorized sustainable urban transportation projects (UrbanLab İzmir; Adana Bike Lane and Stations, Prince Islands Sustainable Transportation Workshop).
Charity Hung - Deputy Director at Partnership for Healthy Cities at Vital Strategies.
Supported by: Kyiv City State Administration, Department of Transport Infrastructure, Bloomberg Philanthropies foundation, World Resources Institute (WRI).