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					 The University of the Philippines Diliman
 Model Road Traffic Safety Zone


 Road Safety Partnership Conference 2008


 November 20, 2008
 The Heritage Hotel Manila

Jose Regin F. Regidor
Director, National Center for Transportation Studies
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines
       University of the Philippines – National Center for Transportation Studies
The U.P. Diliman Model Road Traffic Safety Zone




    Outline of presentation
    •   Background
    •   Study components
    •   Implementation
    •   Conclusions
    •   Future work and directions




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The U.P. Diliman Model Road Traffic Safety Zone


Background - objectives
 Assess the existing traffic conditions in the campus
 through compilation of primary and secondary data;
 Design an efficient traffic circulation plan to ensure
 smooth, safe, and environment-friendly vehicular, bicycle
 and pedestrian flows;
 Identify traffic management measures and
 alternatives appropriate for the campus to alleviate
 congestion;
 Develop a transportation infrastructure plan for the
 short, medium and long-term periods; and
 Recommend policy directions to sustain programs
 for the short, medium, and long-term plans.
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  The U.P. Diliman Model Road Traffic Safety Zone


Base map

University of the Philippines
Diliman Campus

Area: 493 hectares

Adjacent area: surrounded
by residential, academic,
and government areas

Along 2 major roads:
Commonwealth Avenue and
Katipunan Avenue
(Circumferential Road 5)
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Land use

                                                                             For
                                                                             commercial
                                                                             development
Academic: 16%
Residential: 21%
Open Space: 24%
Agricultural: 4%
                                                                             Engineering
Grassland: 4%                                                                and Science
                                                                             Complexes



                                                 North                   South
                                                 Science &               Science &
                                                 Technology              Technology
                                                 Park                    Park
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 The U.P. Academic Oval
                                                                         College of
   University Theater              College of              NCTS            Law
                                  Engineering
  College of                                                                       School of
   Music                                                                          Economics


College of Mass
Communications                              Main
                                           Library
                                                                                  College of
                                                                                   Business
     U.P.                                                                        Administration
 Administration

                                                                       College of Education
        Vargas Museum
                                                         College of Social
                        College of Arts                   Sciences and
                         and Letters                       Philosophy                             6
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Components

     Traffic circulation and management;
     Public transport;
     Non-motorized transport;
     Pedestrian traffic;
     Parking;
     Air quality; and
     Road traffic safety

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Zoning system




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The U.P. Diliman Model Road Traffic Safety Zone

Transport demand distribution
 Public                                       Private




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Through traffic




Afternoon


                                                                              Morning

                                                        33% of total traffic
                                                       using campus roads
                                                        are through traffic!
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Oval Circulation


        OLD
        NEW SCHEME




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Signs and markings
N




                                                                                                                            M. Guerero
                                            Ylanan




                                                                             Type B
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                                                      Type C                                                       Type B                 Type C
                                                                    Osmena
                                  Type B
                                                                                                                   Type A
                                                       Type A




                                                                             Type A




                                                                                                   G. Apacible
                                                                                                                                                       4
                 University Avenue




                                                                                      Roces
                                                                                                                 Sunken
                         Type C                                                                                  Garden




                                                           Type A
                                                                                                                          Type B
                                                                    Roxas                                                                     Type A

                                       Type C
                                                           Type B                                                                         Type C
                                           T. Kalaw




                                                                                              KEY SIGNING PLAN

                             Joggers                                BIKE LANE                                                            MOTORIZED TRAFFIC
                               path



   Pedestrians




                                                                                                                                                             DWZ - 992
                                                                                                                                                                PILIPINAS




                                                                                               Typical Section of oval traffic scheme                                           12
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Present public transport routes




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Proposed bikeways network




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  Parking

                                                                               Proposed
Proposed parking                                                               parking
       and public                                                              facility
transport terminal                                                             location
          location




                                                                                 Proposed
                                                                                 parking
                                                                                 facility at
                                                                                 Science
                                                                                 complex
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Accident Incidence




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Air quality – TSP isopleths




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UPCAT
     Vicinity of Econ and BA                     Vicinity of Engineering




     Approach to Palma Hall                         University Avenue




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Channelization




       Corner in the vicinity of
           Econ and Law
                                                 Corner in the vicinity of
                                                 Music and MassComm




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Conclusions
 A Model Traffic Safety Zone is
 established
 Next steps:
   Stricter enforcement of traffic rules and
     regulations
   Traffic surveys – “after” case;
   Electric jeepney – “E-kot Project”;
   Road Safety Park;
   Pedestrianized Academic Oval; and
   Satellite Parking
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                       End of presentation
       Thank you for your attention.




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