The Authority continues to grow in its investment and empowering of communities as envisioned in the Corporate Policy. The policy puts emphasis on the investment of the following thematic priority areas; Education and Capacity Building; Environmental Conservation; Public Safety and Health; Disasters & Emergencies and Promotion of Social Justice.
The Authority has supported the construction of two classrooms at Karoti Girls in Kirinyaga County and one at Lake Baringo Secondary School in Baringo County in a bid to support the Education sector as part of our CSR goals.
We continue to sensitize and invite other like-minded corporate institutions to join hands in support of the communities living amongst us and work towards having a sustainable environment with a greater impact.
The Authority is keen and committed to technological advancement using artificial intelligence in enhancing urban mobility, hence its commitment to provide world-class ITS innovations in its key urban road networks in Nairobi metropolitan and its environs.
The Authority has continued to maintain and optimize Intelligent Transport System (ITS) installed on twenty (20no.) intersections along Western Ring Roads, Ngong road, and Eastern missing link roads in Nairobi. The Project involves the management of the Installed intelligent Traffic signal systems, vehicle detectors, Urban Traffic Controllers, surveillance system (CCTV), and a communication network; established in the Traffic Management Centre (TMC) located at the KURA headquarters.
The Intelligent Transport System has impacted the transport system along the Nairobi Western Ring Roads (NWRR), actuated (Ngong road Phase 1 & 2 and Nairobi Eastern missing links) and adjacent roads by enabling the road users to make informed decisions; Improved safety, mobility, reduced travel time, reduced emissions and increasing the efficiency of the existing transport infrastructure.
The organization has partnered with KEXIM to expand ITS and install BRT infrastructure. The expansion plans will cover 20 intersections and the construction of BRT line 5 Linking Thika road to Mombasa road via Outering road and the establishment of a Traffic Management Center (TMC). This project will cost approximately Kshs. 6 Billion.
The Authority has established a robust policy on stakeholder engagement and public participation that is implemented alongside the communication policy. The engagement of stakeholders is not only a constitutional and legal requirement but as well as a reflection of our professionalism, good practice, and part of our value system.
Stakeholder mapping and engagement plans are continuously prepared to guide the specific approach employed in reaching different classes of stakeholders to address diverse interests. This has enabled us to meet the public needs and at the same the demonstrate ownership of the road projects by the stakeholders we intend to serve.
The Authority continues to conduct stakeholder meetings with the public during project planning and implementation. Further to this, the Authority conducts continues to monitor the impact through media analysis and customer satisfaction surveys so as to improve service delivery and meet customer expectations.