TRIPP IIT Delhi
Ministry of Road Transport
Government of India
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Government of India, has initiated a Capacity Building Programme to enable officials at city and state level acquire the necessary skills to understand the need of city in planning and design of safe transport system and help in building safe transport infrastructure in the urban transport sector. As a part of this initiative, Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, is organizing “Planning and Design of Safe Transport Infrastructure: Workshop-cum-Training Programme”, 18-20 September 2014.
This three days workshop-cum-training programme will bring together professionals working in the area of city and transportation planning, road and traffic safety, highway planning and safety, and law enforcement agencies to acquaint them with the state-of-the-art information in the field. The workshop is especially designed for an interdisciplinary audience of transport policy planners, police officers, traffic and road engineers, highway planners and city transport authorities. The contents of the workshop are especially focused to give a system perspective to the road traffic safety and design of transport infrastructure.
By the end of the
workshop the participants should be::
Be aware of
Be able to
- the state of the art regarding sustainable planning and transportation
- policies and methods which have been shown to be successful and those that
have not worked in the past.
- need and principles of planning of public transport and non-motorized
transport and infrastructure planning focus on them.
- Know about the latest findings in methodologies for traffic planning prevention of traffic accident and injuries
- Be aware of policies and methods which have been shown to be successful or have not worked in the past
- Be able to improve or start their own programmes on traffic planning and road safety..
The workshop especially designed
for the participants who must be working in Transport/Traffic Departments of States/Union Territories and Municipal Corporations.
Out of 22 nominations received 19 participants from 11 states were attended the workshop. The participants attended from city police departments, state road transport departments, Public Works Department and Municipal Councils..
Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP)
at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
is an interdisciplinary programme focusing on the reduction of adverse health effects of road transport. Faculty members are involved in planning safer urban transportation systems and infrastructure for the future.
It is the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations International Centre of
Excellence and Ministry of Urban Development, Centre of Excellence for urban
Day 1, 18 September 2014
- Principles of safe transport and infrastructure
- Transport and public health
- Urban structure and land use planning
- Sustainable transport demand estimation
- Assessment and discussion of previous studies
Day 2, 19 September 2014
- Principles of transportation safety; data issues; speed Vs safety
- Safety of non-motorised transport and public transport
- Public transport and non-motorised transport - planning for safe
- Infrastructure planning in the context of transportation safety
Day 3, 20 September 2014
- Vehicle safety
- Safer helmet and crash-worthiness
- Safety legislation
- Pre-hospital care
K.R. Rao, IIT
Delhi, India: Transportation engineering
Dinesh Mohan, IIT Delhi, India: Bio-mechanics and road safety
Geetam Tiwari, IIT Delhi, India: Transport planning
IIT Delhi, India: Safety legislation
St. Stephen's Hospital India: Pre-hospital
Puneet Mahajan, IIT
Delhi, India: Crash helmets and human vibration
Rahul Goel, IIT
Delhi, India: Vehicle registration data
Sudipto Mukherjee, IIT, Delhi, India:
Prof. Geetam Tiwari
Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme
Room MS 815 Main Building
Indian Institute of Technology
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016
Phone: +91-11-26596361, 26596575
TRIPP Conference Room, 7th Floor,
Indian Institute of Technology
Hauz Khas, New Delhi, India
9am - 5pm