60 community stakeholders attend pedestrian safety program kick-off workshop

March 3, 2017

WTW 03-17 Kick-Off Workshop
Attendees discuss plans for the current phase of Walk This Way, which focuses on working with school located along Ho Chi Minh City’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor.

Sixty community stakeholders, including¬†representatives from local government agencies and schools, attended the kick-off workshop for the current phase of Walk This Way. The latest phase of the pedestrian safety program is working with primary and secondary schools, as well as public sector organizations, located along Ho Chi Minh City’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor. Construction on the BRT, which will increase the availability of public transportation and cuts across multiple districts, will commence this year.¬†During the meeting, AIP Foundation also kicked-off the Photovoice competition.

Government representatives hailed from agencies including the city’s Traffic Safety Committee, Department of Education and Training, and transport and police departments. Principals from 37 primary and secondary schools in districts 1, 5, and 6 of the city were also in attendance.

AIP Foundation, operating as Safe Kids Vietnam, has worked with FedEx Express on Walk This Way since 2009.

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