TOD & Road Safety / Session 3 / Planning and Designing Road Safety Measures in TOD

TOD & Road Safety / Session 3 / Planning and Designing Road Safety Measures in TOD

October 15, 2020
06:30 pm - 08:00 pm (Asia/Kolkata, UTC+5:30)

This session is the third in a four-part workshop series highlighting the importance of road safety, in Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) projects, through the Five-Step process and Safe System approach. It looks at the Plan & Design stage of the TOD framework.

This session looks at providing safe and efficient linkages, between the developments within the TOD, and the transit station. Designing of such safe infrastructure needs to attain the three sustainable safety principles, of functionality, homogeneity and predictability, of the roads within the context of a TOD project. The session further discusses considerations for designing safe infrastructure for walking, cycling, para transit, shared streets and station areas within the requirements of the local TOD context.

A case study highlighting strategies adopted for the ‘Tianjin Green Transport Development Strategy’ in Tianjin, China through the iRAP star rating system and planning and design strategies are also highlighted in this session.


Alina F. Burlacu, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank


  • Prerna Vijaykumar Mehta, Lead, Integrated Urban Development, WRI India
  • Abhishek Behera, Consultant, Sustainable Cities & Transport, WRI India
  • Gerald Ollivier, Senior Transport Specialist, The World Bank
  • Greg Smith, Managing Director, Strategic Projects, iRAP

Know more about the Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF) here:

This webinar is part of WRI India’s engagement with the World Bank on “Integration of Road Safety Considerations in Transit-Oriented Development Projects”, that has been prepared with funding from UK AID, through the Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF). 


Alina F. Burlacu

Senior Transport Specialist

The World Bank

Prerna V. Mehta

Lead – Urban Development, Sustainable Cities

WRI India

Abhishek Behera

Consultant, Sustainable Cities & Transport

WRI India

Gerald Paul Olliver

Lead Transport Specialist

World Bank

Greg Smith

Managing Director, Strategic Projects


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