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November 4, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions about BICI

We want to help your city submit a strong application to BICI. In early November, we held informational webinars where we answered questions about the program and how to apply. Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about BICI can be found here.

Frequently Asked Questions about BICI
Ethiopia Endorses Global Street Design Guide

August 12, 2021

Ethiopia Endorses Global Street Design Guide

On July 28, 2021, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia became the first African nation to endorse the Global Street Design Guide—a globally-accessible publication that allows urban planners, designers, and transportation practitioners in cities around the world to immediately implement tested and life-saving street designs.  

Street Shaper – Winter 2019

December 11, 2019

Street Shaper – Winter 2019

GDCI Street Shaper of the Month Rebecca Campbell Managing Director, Open Streets Cape Town

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.

GDCI in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

April 8, 2016

GDCI in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Global Designing Cities Initiative is pleased to announce that it has selected Addis Ababa as one of its three cities for technical assistance under the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety for 2016.