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A Safety Analysis of the Barakhamba Road Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Nutan, an architect from NDMC along with Safetipin team. Barakhamba RoadSAFETY SCORE: 3.7/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The the audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling. The audits were conducted along with female architects from NDMC. The assessment was done post sunset till 10 pm. An area of approximately 500m around the metro station was audited and a total of 44 audit pins have been generated. Barakhamba Road is an extension of central Delhi’s Connaught Place. The stretch can be divided into two halves. The first half is a commercial stretch comprising mainly offices and some coaching centers. This stretch sees some activity even in the evening hours. This stretch was re-developed and transformed when the metro station was constructed. The second stretch towards Mandi House has few Embassies and residences and the reputed Modern School. The stretch is active during the day till the school is operational but in the evening there is no activity here. Safety Audits indicate that the area around the Barakhamba Road metro station offers an average amount of safety to women at night. The Walkpath parameter has been rated Good. Lighting has been rated Above Average. The parameters of Openness, Public Transport, and Feeling have been rated Average. Visibility, Crowd, and Security parameters have been rated Below Average. Gender Usage has been rated, Poor. Since the area primarily has offices which close in the evening, few people are seen out of which very few are women. In the bungalow zone and along Modern School there is no activity in the evening hours and the stretch is predominantly secluded. The activity is mostly around the metro station entry/exits.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here  

A Safety Analysis of the Udyog Bhawan Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Nutan, the architect from NDMC along with Safetipin team.   Udyog BhawanSAFETY SCORE: 3.8/5     SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The the audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path,Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity andFeeling.     The audits were conducted along with female architect from NDMC. The assessment was done post sunset till 10pm. A total of 50 audit pins have been generated.     Udyog Bhawan metro station is part of Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro. It caters to the administrative zone of the city along with the Central Secretariat station. The area mainly comprises of offices and few cultural institutes like the National Museum. The area witnessed high footfall during the day but becomes secluded in the evening hours.     Safety Audits indicate that the area around the metro stations is safe. Lighting and Walkpath parameters have been rated Good overall. Openness and Public Transport parameters have been rated Above Average. The overall Feeling in this area has been rated Average. This is because the area becomes secluded once the offices close resulting in low ratings for Crowd and Gender Diversity. The Gender Diversity was found to have the lowest rating in this area as very few women are present here after the offices close. Security and Visibility parameters have been rated Below Average. While certain areas saw Police presence, the area largely fares low on Security. The Visibilityparameter fares low on account on very few eyes-on-the-street and high boundary walls in most parts of the audit area.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here

A Safety Analysis of the Shivaji Stadium Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Pooja Chadha, architect from NDMC along with Safetipin team.   Shivaji StadiumSAFETY SCORE: 3.5/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling.   The audits were conducted along with female architect from NDMC. The assessment was done post sunset till 10pm. A total of 82 audit pins have been generated.   Shivaji Stadium metro station is part of the Delhi Airport Express Line connecting the New Delhi Railway Station to the Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is located in Connaught Place along its Baba Kharak Singh Marg radial. This radial has the State Emporia Complex, Hanuman Mandir, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara and an Audi showroom. The area around the station has residences, student hostels, and institutes along with many offices. There is a Police Station located along this radial as well.   Safety Audits indicate that the area around the metro stations is safe. The parameters of Visibility, Crowd, Security, and Gender Usage have been rated below average. However, the parameters of Lighting, Openness, Walkpath and Public Transport have been rated above average. The Feeling of safety has been rated Average for the entire area. While certain areas feel safer than others, the overall feeling of safety has been rated Average around the Shivaji Stadium metro station. The Visibility parameter needs to be improved upon on priority along with improving other parameters. This would make the area feel safer encouraging people to use it more, thereby making it more inclusive.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here    

A Safety Analysis of the Rajiv Chowk Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Anshu Gupta and Smt. Veena, architects from NDMC along with Safetipin team.   Rajiv ChowkSAFETY SCORE: 3.9/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling.   The audits were conducted along with female architects from NDMC. The assessment was done post sunset till 10pm. A total of 99 audit pins have been generated. The Outer, Middle and Inner Circles of Connaught Place were audited along with the radials upto a small distance.   Rajiv Chowk metro station is located in the heart of Delhi – Connaught Place. It is an interchange station of Yellow Line and Blue Line. The metro entry/exit are located on the Inner Circle. Both the Outer and Inner Circles have shops and restaurants which ensure activity even at night. The Middle Circle was earlier mainly a service road comprising offices and banks but is now transforming with many cafes and eateries opening along with it.   Safety Audits indicate that the area around the metro station is safe. Except for gender usage, most parameters have been uniformly rated Average and Above Average. Lighting, Openness, Walkpath and Public Transport have been rated above average. Visibility, Crowd, Security and Feeling has been rated average. Gender Usage has been rated below average. Improving parameters of Visibility, Security, Lighting, and Walkpath will make the area even safer for women to use at night.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here

A Safety Analysis of the Janpath Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Rita Sethi, the architect from NDMC along with Safetipin team.   JanpathSAFETY SCORE: 3.9/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling.   The audits were conducted by an architect from NDMC along with Safetipin team. The assessment was done post sunset till 9pm.   Janpath is an underground metro station of Delhi Metro’s violet line. Located in one of the busiest commercial areas of the city, it is surrounded by various offices, hotels, shops, and restaurants.   An area of approximately 500m radius around the metro station has been studied and 57 audit pins have been generated. The area outside the metro entry/exit and the bus stop were studied. The commercial area around the metro station was studied in detail.    Safety Audits indicate that the area around the metro station is safe. However, at few spots on Sansad Marg, the safety score is low. The parameter of Lighting and Walkpath has been rated Above Average and Good respectively. Owing to the availability of metro station, and bus stops at a regular distance, the parameter of Public Transport in this area has been rated Good. With regular police patrolling in the area, the parameter of Security has been rated Average.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here  

A Safety Analysis of the Central Secretariat Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Jaspal Kaur and Smt. Manju, architects from NDMC along with Safetipin team.   Central SecretariatSAFETY SCORE: 3.9/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling.   The audits were conducted by architects from NDMC along with Safetipin team. The assessment was done post sunset till 9pm.   Central Secretariat is an underground metro station that provides a same-level interchange between the two lines of Delhi Metro namely Yellow line and Violet line. Located in the administrative zone of the city, this station experiences high footfall daily.   An area of approximately 500m radius around the metro station has been studied and 67 audit pins have been generated. The area outside the metro entry/exit and the Bus Stop were studied. The areas around the Government’s various government offices were studied in detail.   Safety Audits indicate that the area around the metro stations is safe. The parameter of Lighting has been rated Above Average. Being a part of Lutyens’ Delhi, this area is well designed and managed. The footpath is present throughout the audit area and is rated Good.Owing to the availability of interchange stops for metro and bus, the parameter of Public Transport has been rated Above Average.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here

A Safety Analysis of the AIIMS Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted by Smt. Saroj Sethi and Smt. Renu Wasandi, architects from NDMC, in collaboration with Jagori and the National Association of Blind.   AIIMSSAFETY SCORE: 3.4/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling. The audits were conducted along with Jagori and students from the National Association of Blind (N.A.B.). The assessment was done with the students from N.A.B. during the day, and with architects from NDMC post sunset till 9pm. AIIMS metro station is located towards the south of the AIIMS flyover along the junction of two major roads namely Ring Road and Sri Aurobindo Marg. It caters to AIIMS Hospital and Medical Institute, and Safdarjung Hospital. An area of approximately 500m radius around the metro station has been studied and 72 audit pins have been generated. The area outside the metro entry/exit and the Bus Stop were studied. The areas around Ring Road and Aurobindo Marg were studied in detail.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here      

A Safety Analysis of the I.N.A. Metro Station

This Report has been prepared as part of the Project being undertaken with NDMC to Enhance the Last Mile Connectivity along the metro stations within its jurisdiction. The safety audits were conducted in collaboration with Jagori and the National Association of Blind.   I.N.A.SAFETY SCORE: 3.2/5   SafetiPin is a map-based mobile phone and online application, which works to make communities and cities safer by providing safety-related information collected by users and by trained auditors. At the core of the app is the Women’s Safety Audit. A Women’s Safety Audit (WSA) is a participatory tool for collecting and assessing information about perceptions of urban safety in public spaces. The audit is based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Availability of Public Transport, Gender Diversity, and Feeling.   The audits were conducted along with Jagori and students from the National Association of Blind (N.A.B.). The assessment was done during the day with the students from N.A.B. and post sunset till 9pm. I.N.A. metro station is located towards the north of I.N.A. metro station is located towards the north of the AIIMS flyover catering to Kidwai Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, INA Colony, Laxmi Bai Nagar and Aviation Colony. Dilli Haat and INA Market-two major city level destinations are accessed by this station. The station is being converted into an interchange station in the Phase-3 of the Delhi Metro An area of approximately 500m radius around the metro station has been studied and 102 audit pins have been generated. The area towards Kidwai Nagar East is currently being re-developedtherefore, no safety assessment was possible in that area. The area outside the metro entry/exit and the Bus Stop on the East side were studied. The localities Kidwai Nagar West and Laxmi Bai Nagar were studied in detail. Safety Audits indicate that the area around the metro station is safe. The parameters of Lighting and Walkpath have been rated Average and Above Average respectively. The availability of Public Transport has been rated Average as in the residential areas it is difficult to access. The parameters of Visibility and Security have been rated poorly. As a result, the presence of people and especially women on the streets is low. Overall, auditors have rated the Feeling in the area as Average.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here  

Safety Audit Report: M.G. ROAD, GURGAON

Safetipin has been conducting safety audits of Gurgaon and a total of 7767 audits have been done of which 69 audits are along the M.G. Road. The Safety Score along this stretch is 2.6/5. The audits are based on nine parameters – Lighting, Openness, Visibility, Crowd, Security, Walk path, Public Transport, Gender Diversity and Feeling. Of these, Visibility, Crowd, and Security were rated poorly with Gender mix being rated very poorly. Almost no womenare visible in this area in the evening hours. Most of the audit pins have been rated poorly for Gender Diversity.Some women were seen along the Malls and outside Office Buildings. Visibility and Security to have beenrated very poorly in most locations. Lighting too has been rated below average. While certain locations have been rated as having acceptable levels of illumination, almost half the stretch has been rated being poorly lit. • 95% of the road has poor visibility.• 90% of the road has less crowd.• 91% has almost no women on the road.• 53% of the stretch is poorly lit.   Download Full Report in PDF Click Here  

Safety Audit Report: BHAGWAN MAHAVEER MARG, GURGAON

Safetipin has been conducting safety audits of Gurgaon since August 2013 and a total of 7767 audits have been done of which 85 are along the Bhagwan Mahaveer Marg. The Safety Score along this stretch is 1.7/5. The average Parameters Ratings are as follows: Lighting – 1.5 Openness – 2.0 Visibility – 0.6 Crowd – 0.8 Security – 0.4 Walkpath – 2.6 Public Transport – 0.2 Gender Diversity – 0.2 Feeling – 1.1 Download Full Report in PDF Click Here