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The ten step plan for safer road infrastructure in Tanzania

Areas of Impact

Safe Roads
Road Management
Project Dates
24 Aug 2020 - 24 Aug 2022
Budget
$418,600

Country

Tanzania
Tanzania is the first country in the world to use the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure, aimed at significantly reducing traffic fatalities and injuries in the country by building the institutional capacity to improve infrastructure safety.

Jointly funded by the UNRSF and the Global Road Safety Facility of the World Bank, this project will set-up a National Road Assessment Programme (RAP) and a Training and Accreditation System.

Project Objectives

01

SUPPORT TANZANIA IN BUILDING LASTING INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK TO SUPPORT A SAFER ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

02

SET UP A NATIONAL RAP (ROAD ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME)

03

SET UP A TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION SYSTEM

04

IMPROVED SAFETY OF ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE ON NEW ROADS AND ROAD UPGRADES

05

MOBILISE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION

Project Steps
STEP 1: GAP ANALYSIS: NATIONAL SAFER ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE WORKSHOPS
STEP 2: ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATIONAL MAPPING
STEP 3: REVIEW OF CURRENT NATIONAL POLICIES
STEP 4: DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL SAFER ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGIES AND PLANS
STEP 5: NATIONAL STANDARDS AND TRAINING: DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL ROAD DESIGN STANDARDS
STEP 6: ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
STEP 7: ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL ROAD ASSESSMENT PROGRAMMES
STEP 8: CREATION OF ROAD DESIGN ASSESSMENTS AND AUDITS TO MAKE ALL ROADS 3-STAR OR BETTER
STEP 9: STRENGTHENING OF CAPACITY FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND EVALUATION
STEP 10: ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAMMES TO CELEBRATE SAFE ROADS

SDGs

  • Sustainable Cities and Communities
PROJECT PARTNERS
  • UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
  • INTERNATIONAL ROAD FEDERATION (IRF)
  • INTERNATIONAL ROAD ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
  • WORLD ROAD ASSOCIATION (PIARC)
  • TANZANIAN ROADS ASSOCIATION (TARA)
  • MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT (MOWT)
  • TANZANIA NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY
  • TANZANIA RURAL AND URBAN ROADS AGENCY
  • NA