Report on road safety audit of pilot BRTS corridor at Pune
Pune BRTS is a proposed Bus Rapid Transit Project for the city and the Construction of 15.5 km pilot route comprising of stretches from 3 corridors. PMC has decided to carry out a road safety audit of the BRTS corridor before starting the BRTS system to enhance safety of vehicles and pedestrians with minimum disruption to the flow of BRTS buses. The main objective of the study is to examine the existing road‘s safety performance and suggest various suitable traffic control and management measures to enhance safety and mobility of proposed BRTS corridor. This task can be achieved by conducting Road Safety Audit to assess the project for potential accident elimination / reduction on the basis of observing traffic movements, spotting potential conflict zones, and inspecting day/night road conditions.