An investigation on the mitigation of Pedestrian risks on urban roads (case study of Wandgeya).
Ndagire, Gloria Mwette
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This dissertation mainly focuses on how pedestrian risks can be reduced or mitigated in Wandegeya especially along Makercre hill road, Bombo road and Kajji Musa Kasulc road. Several pedestrians find it difficult to use the roads in Wandegeya because of the fear that they might steal from them beat them up or even the risk of accidents. The people who use the roads face a number of risks mostly because of the longer crossing hours and also the lack of streetlights along some of these roads. With the help of the questionnaires, literature review; it was to help in the data collection so as to find out what mainly causes the risks the pedestrians face, what the black spot areas are, the means of communication that can be used to inform the pedestrians of the risks along the roads and what should be done to mitigate the risks the pedestrians face. Chapter one gives an insight on the background of the topic as the introduction statement of the problem, its justification, the objectives, the significance and research questions relevant to my study. Chapter two looks at the literature review, which was built on knowledge from various articles from Unep among other various online articles from various authors. All these contribute to the validity of the topic thus simplifying on data collection throughout the research period. Chapter three includes the methodology used in the data collection, the scope of study, which includes it location. All the methods used simplify data analysis since it builds on the broader picture about what exists on the ground. Chapter four and five contain the field findings and the discussions. Chapter six looks at the recommendations and the conclusion.