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The Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) Lead Partners are leading the way with the SR4S pilot and good news stories are spreading fast! Our latest news and updates track progress and celebrates schools’ and partner successes in making school journeys safer.

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Thiago Gonzaga Foundation presents “Voting for Life”

Thiago Gonzaga Foundation presents “Voting for Life”

The project “Voting for Life”, led by SR4S Lead Partner Global Alliance of NGO’s for Road Safety member Thiago Gonzaga Foundation, has engaged more than 700 students of Porto Alegre, including schools who participated in the first SR4S project conducted in...

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2nd Decade of Action provides new opportunity to deliver 5-star journeys

2nd Decade of Action provides new opportunity to deliver 5-star journeys

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2021-2030 as the 2nd Decade of Action and released a Draft Resolution encouraging Member States to make efforts to protect all road users through safer road infrastructure by taking into account the needs of motorized and non-motorized transport, and other vulnerable road users, especially on the highest-risk roads…..

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NEW SR4S CASE STUDY: TRAX India

NEW SR4S CASE STUDY: TRAX India

SR4S CASE STUDY: TRAX INDIA Road Safety & Juniors - Paving the way for a safer tomorrow Government of Haryana, MG Motor and TRAX are developing a safer culture around schools through road upgrades, research and training involving students, teachers and the...

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SR4S newsletter now available – July 2020 Edition

SR4S newsletter now available – July 2020 Edition

The latest Star Rating for Schools newsletter is out now - read some great stories of how SR4S Lead Partners are engaging partners and leading safer infrastructures around the world. This edition features: Reshaping spaces for pedestrians now and after COVID-19...

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YOURS is leading the youth to improve road safety globally

YOURS is leading the youth to improve road safety globally

The Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety, initiated by YOURS, has been launched, opening a path for global youth engagement on road safety actions. During an online ceremony held in July 2020, the young leaders to be part of the Youth Advisory Board have been...

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Reshaping spaces for pedestrians now and after COVID-19

Reshaping spaces for pedestrians now and after COVID-19

The world has been going through unprecedent challenges. Although in different scales, each community has been affected in some way by restrictions to tackle the COVID-19 and is planning, or will plan soon, the post-pandemic scenario. As governments strive against...

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NEW SR4S CASE STUDY: TEHRAN & MASHHAD, IRAN

NEW SR4S CASE STUDY: TEHRAN & MASHHAD, IRAN

SR4S CASE STUDY: TEHRAN & MASHHAD, IRAN Improved Pedestrian Facilities at Shohada, Imam Ali and Azmoodeh Primary School 8 schools assessed, 3 upgraded, leading to a safety jump from 1-star to 4- and 5-stars and a safer journey for students In 2019, Road Safety...

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SR4S newsletter now available – Special Edition April 2020

SR4S newsletter now available – Special Edition April 2020

A look back at the official global launch of the SR4S application The Star Rating for Schools journey has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Founding Sponsor FedEx and the Major Donor FIA Foundation, and the amazing network of SR4S Lead Partners...

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SR4S Activities during Road Safety Sweden 2020

SR4S Activities during Road Safety Sweden 2020

Image credit (above): Road Safety Pioneers During the Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety and official pre-events in Sweden, the SR4S Secretariat were also involved in a variety of activities hosted by the SR4S Lead Partners. Participating in these...

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SR4S Official Global Launch Event Summary

SR4S Official Global Launch Event Summary

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN: The Star Rating for Schools application was officially launched during the Child Health Initiative ‘This is My Street: Safe and Healthy Journeys for Children and Youth’ Conference.

Ahead of the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm

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Road Safety Pioneers improve school zones in Iran

Road Safety Pioneers improve school zones in Iran

Eight School zones were assessed for road safety improvements using the iRAP Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) Methodology in two cities of Iran. Road Safety Pioneers are leading school zone improvements in Iran. This project is supported by….

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SR4S presented at UNICEF capacity building event

SR4S presented at UNICEF capacity building event

The Star Rating for Schools tool featured in UNICEF Training of Trainers on Child REsponsive Urban Planning, delivered the Philippines and Paraguay in October. In the Philippines, the course was offered by UNICEF in partnership with the University of Philippines …

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FIA Mobility Clubs embrace SR4S

FIA Mobility Clubs embrace SR4S

FIA Clubs were given the opportunity to share their experience and main achievements as part of the SR4S Programme at the FIA Region II Roundtable in Chennai, India (5- 8 October 2019). iRAP’s Managing Director of…

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