To ensure the safety of children on the roads, the Vice Minister of Transportation, Nelson Reyes, alongside the Director of the National Fund for Traffic Accidents (FONAT), Paola Bardi, and the Director of Traffic, Alfredo Alvayero, inaugurated the Child Passenger Road Safety Training Program for Latin America and the Caribbean. Seguir leyendo El Salvador’s Commitment to Child Road Safety: A Step Forward with New Training Program.
To enhance road safety measures, the United Nations (UN) special envoy, Jean Todt, met with officials from the Ministry of Transportation (VMT) and the National Fund for Victims of Traffic Accidents (Fonat) to learn about the country’s road safety policies and the progress made in securing safer mobility. Seguir leyendo UN Special Envoy Witnesses Strides in Road Safety During Visit.
The Ministry of Public Works (MOP) has undertaken a major initiative to improve the nation’s road network, focusing on over 1,000 kilometers of roads under President Nayib Bukele’s leadership. These projects encompass road reconstruction, pothole repair, and the creation of new infrastructure like overpasses and bypasses. Seguir leyendo On the Road to Progress El Salvador has Invested in Over 1,000 Km of Road Improvements.
The ViceMinistry of Transport (VMT) has reported a significant 19% reduction in pedestrian fatalities for the current year compared to the same period in 2022, according to Nelson Reyes, the head of the institution. Seguir leyendo Decrease of 19% in Pedestrian Fatalities Registered by ViceMinistry of Transport.
To promote sustainable transportation and reducing vehicular congestion, the Government of El Salvador, under the leadership of President Bukele, has accomplished a remarkable feat by establishing the country’s most extensive network of bicycle lanes. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT), this initiative aims to encourage the use of bicycles as a means of transportation and simultaneously alleviate urban traffic congestion. Seguir leyendo Government Creates Adequate Spaces to Promote Bicycle Usage in El Salvador.
The Minister of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT), Romeo Rodríguez, announced that the civil works for the intelligent traffic light project in the Metropolitan Area of San Salvador are 80% complete. Seguir leyendo San Salvador’s Intelligent Traffic Light Initiative Reaches 80% Civil Works Milestone.
The El Salvador Ministry of Public Works and Transportation has announced that they will provide roadside assistance during Holy Week, starting from Friday, March 31 until April 11. Seguir leyendo El Salvador Government Offers Roadside Assistance During Holy Week.
The Minister of Public Works and the Vice Minister of Transportation participated in the symposium on October 8. The congress brings together 214 participants from 61 countries. Seguir leyendo El Salvador is the venue for the eighth road safety congress.
In addition, the DOM is currently involved in 10 renovation projects for schools that are about to be delivered, 19 for drinking water, and four for municipal markets. Seguir leyendo El Salvador has renovated more than 500 kilometers through the National Patchwork Plan.
For the execution, an investment of $2.2 million will be made, which will be obtained with the signing of an agreement with the KOICA Agency. Seguir leyendo El Salvador and the Korean International Cooperation Agency will invest in the installation of GPS devices on bus routes