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Professional Certificate in
Road Safety in the Caribbean Region

What you will learn

  • To identify the road safety challenges that the Caribbean faces and understand the importance of designing an action plan based on data and evidence.
  • To understand the difference between sustainable and unsustainable interventions, recognizing those that have been effective in reducing road crashes; and analyze how these could be implemented in your city.
  • To identify good practices and methodologies in the application of road safety audits and inspections. As well as road safety needs of nonmotorized transport users.
  • To compare successful versus unsuccessful practices in the safe integration of non-motorized transportation means.
  • To identify the “vulnerable users” and how can you apply Vision Zero methodologies in the cities.
  • To understand the importance of subnational road safety plans and speed management and recognizing safe infrastructure for active mobility.

With this Professional Certificate Program, the student will be able to:

  • Get a good understanding of some of the main challenges and effective interventions for safe urban mobility.
  • Explore good practices and methodologies for safer road design for all users.
  • Understand the current state of road safety in the Caribbean region, its main challenges, and areas of action.

Based on the reality of Latin America and the Caribbean, the Inter-American Development Bank, in this course, addresses relevant issues on road safety measures, public road users, traffic accidents, road safety management, safety road policies and road safety strategies, among others.

Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
1 month
2 - 4 hours per week
Discounted price: $25.50
Pre-discounted price: $30USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. IDBx's Road Safety in the Caribbean Region Professional Certificate

  2. 2–4 hours per week, for 2 weeks

    Learn about the current state of road safety in our region, its main challenges, and areas of action.

  3. 2–4 hours per week, for 1 weeks

    Learn and explore the good practices and methodologies for a safer road design for all users.

  4. 2–4 hours per week, for 2 weeks

    Learn about the vulnerable users and get a good understanding of some of the main challenges and effective interventions for safe urban mobility.

    • This certificate provides recognition to English Speaking Caribbean public employees.
    • Ministries of transport.
    • Agencies or secretariats of road safety.
    • Health, education and traffic departments.
    • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and foundations that focus on road safety.

Meet your instructors
from Inter-American Development Bank (IDBx)

Guirlaine Denis
Administrative Coordinator
Inter-American Development Bank
Eugenia Rodrigues
Regional Road Safety Advisor
Pan-American Health Organization
Marisela Ponce de León
Transport Specialist
Global Road Safety Facility World Bank Group
Sharon Inglefield
Arrive Alive
Edoardo Gianotti
Working Group on Passive Safety
Alejandro Furas
Secretary General
New Car Assessment Program for Latin America and the Caribbean (LatinNCAP)
Marvin Gonzales
Minister of Public Utilities
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Claudia Franchesca de los Santos
Former Executive Director
National Institute of Traffic and Land Transportation (INTRANT)
Corina Puppo
National Director
Road Observatory of the Argentinian National Road Safety Agency
Neil Pederson
Executive Director
Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
Edgar Zamora
Transport Infrastructure Planning and Development and Road Safety Specialist
Mauricio Pineda Rivera
Road Safety Audits and Inspections Specialist
Elías Rubinstein
Infrastructure Specialist
Rob McInerney
Chief Executive Officer
International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)
Julio Urzua
Director Americas and the Caribbean
International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP)
Defny Geldorp
Head of the section Traffic and Transport
General Bureau of Statistics (GBS) of Suriname
Brent Batson
Lead Coordinator and Consultant
Trinidad & Tobago Police Service Strategic Road Safety Project
Luis David Rojas Guerrero
Advertising creative director, brand strategist and university professor
ITESO University Business School
Shannon Wip
Administrative consultant
Country Office of the Inter-American Development Bank in Suriname
Claudia Adriazola-Steil
Deputy Director, Urban Mobility And Director
Health & Road Safety, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities
Laura Ballesteros
Former Undersecretary of Mobility
Mexico City
Natalie Draisin
North American Office

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