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  • Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week 2017
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  • Concerns for Roadworks and Public Transport Safety
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  • Seminar: Measuring Risk on the World''s Roads and making Targeted Improvements (iRAP)
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  • CRS presented at Panel on Transport regarding PTSS - Taxis service
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  • CRS shared experience in Directional Signing at Vietnam Road Safety Conference
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  • Significant Road Safety Deficiencies in the Southern Lantau Road Network
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  • CRS Chairman called for safety barrier retrofits on hilly roads in the Southern District
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  • Forum for Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week
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  • CRS submitted comments on the Scope of PTSS - Minibuses for Legco''''s Panel on Transport
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    New York ambitious Vision Zero traffic plan announced [February] 
     
    Encouraging anoccencement from New York.


    Mayor de Blasio has annouenced to included 63 initiative in an ambitious plan to cut down on the number of pedestrian deaths on city streets, including new measures to keep the speed of taxis under control. The project is expected to cost tens of millions.
     
    The plan consists of 63 actions covering a city-wide 40km/h (25km/h) speed limit instead of the current 50km/h (30mph). There are also plans for 8 more 30km/h (20mph) zones and 250 speed humps.
     
    New York mayor appointed senior police official Chan Man Yip (translated) to oversee the plan.
     
     
    Interestingly “The plan does not include a crackdown on jaywalking, but Bratton said precinct commanders have been empowered to enforce existing pedestrian regulations as they see fit."