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February 14, 2024

Clean Air Project Launched in Accra

With the support of the Clean Air Fund, GDCI will help reduce harmful PM2.5 air pollution, focusing on one of the most at risk groups, children.

Clean Air Project Launched in Accra
Addis Ababa Launches Safe Intersections Program

December 1, 2017

Addis Ababa Launches Safe Intersections Program

City officials have launched a number of initiatives to reduce traffic injuries and fatalities by half by 2023. One such initiative is the recently launched Safe Intersections Program (SIP) which will transform ten intersections per year over the next three years, making them safer and more efficient.

Safer Streets. Happier People! Addis Ababa goes from Perilous to Pop-Up to Permanent.

December 13, 2016

Safer Streets. Happier People! Addis Ababa goes from Perilous to Pop-Up to Permanent.

On Dec 5th, 2016, GDCI in partnership with 5 city agencies and 3 local academic institutions, unveiled a 6 month interim at LeGare showcasing the principles from the Global Street Design Guide in Action, and taking a first step towards physical changes in the road environment of Addis Ababa that 'Put People First!'

From the drawing board to the living world: Simple lines bring new life to Addis Ababa’s streets

July 13, 2016

From the drawing board to the living world: Simple lines bring new life to Addis Ababa’s streets

The road to safer streets takes long-term vision, but it also requires smart planning and rapid action to transform dangerous streets today. As part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety in 10 cities in 3 continents, GDCI traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently for a series of traffic safety workshops with more than 120 city planning and transportation professionals.