Position Papers
H Ribbens and J Raborifi
Department of Transport (South Africa)
Published in
Submitted by
Peter Midgley, gTKP
Related theme(s)
Urban Mobility
Africa (AFR)
South Africa

Towards Implementing a National Pedestrian Strategy for South Africa

The paper covers the implementation of a national pedestrian strategy in South Africa under
the following headings:
– The role of the Road to Safety 2001 – 2005 Strategy to reduce pedestrian casualties in South Africa.
– The national transport policy formulation process and the strategies that preceded the launching of Road to Safety 2001 – 2005.
– The strategic objectives, supporting strategies and expected outcomes of Road to Safety 2001 – 2005 in respect of pedestrian safety.
– The major short and medium term interventions through which Road to Safety 2001 – 2005 seeks to promote pedestrian safety.
– The compilation of a National Pedestrian Business Plan to secure dedicated funding for the improvement of hazardous pedestrian locations throughout South Africa.