The Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS)
The Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety is a multi-partner initiative which aims to reduce road traffic fatalities and injuries in low-and middle-income countries through a comprehensive data-driven approach.
The Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety is a 12-year, $259 million project that aims to reduce traffic deaths and injuries in low- and middle-income countries. Initiative partners representing the world's leading road safety organizations coordinate with in-country governmental and non-governmental stakeholder to implement road safety activities, focusing on four primary risk factors: speeding, impaired driving, helmet use, and seatbelt use. As a partner in the initiative, IACP's primary role is to work alongside in-country law enforcement agencies to implement evidence-based interventions that have been proven to reduce road traffic fatalities and injuries.
The IACP's involvement with the initiative began in 2017 through supporting enforcement efforts in São Paulo, Brazil. As a result of the success in the City of São Paulo, the IACP has since expanded efforts to 14 cities in Latin America and India.
For more information on this initiative, please contact Senior Program Manager Aimee Cheung at Cheung@theiacp.org.