Transport Research Laboratory

Development and trial a community-led intervention to improve residential road safety - ‘Community Corners’

Amount awarded

£97,500 + £1,000 of Impact Funding

Due to complete

Completed

Making roads safer for…

All road users

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Outputs

Trialled and tested an intervention using light touch engineering measures such as street furniture and road markings. Produced a report and a ‘Practitioner’s Guide’ to enable other road safety professionals to deliver the intervention.

Outcomes

A statistically significant decrease was observed in speed and traffic volume on experimental streets. A positive trend could be observed in residents’ perception of safety and environmental parameters on experimental streets.