February 12, 2016.
Council for Road Safety of the municipality of Zemun in cooperation with the Centre for research and development projects ECODEV organised a panel discussion titled “Do the right mix” with the theme “Traffic Safety” and “Environment”.
The debate in Zemun municipality is the part of the project “Promotion of safe participation in traffic with an emphasis on alternative forms of transport, such as walking, using bicycles and public transport”, supported by the City of Belgrade – Secretariat of transport. The project contributes to increase the safety of pedestrians and cyclists in the Belgrade municipalities, to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in the city.
The President of the Council and President of the Municipal Assembly of Zemun, Mr Nenad Vranjevac welcomed the participants and stressed the importance of working continuously to increase the level of traffic safety. “Education is the primary factor to achieve the desired results, and that is to reduce the negative statistics and to protect the lives of all road users. The municipality of Zemun has supported this project because for a responsible local government it is important that the promotion of traffic culture influence the behavior of all traffic participants.
This particular project has other aspects, such as reducing pollution, fuel consumption and traffic jams , as well as the promotion of healthy lifestyles . Council for Road Safety of the municipality of Zemun pay the most attention to pre-school and school age children and young people – future drivers , “said Vranjevac .
The representatives of the EcoDev pointed out that each of us is called to adopt the new forms of mobility and contribute to decrease the level of global warming on Earth according to the conclusions of the Paris Conference of the United Nations, and therefore to reduce traffic congestion, and so reduce the risk of accidents .