Mr Waweu said statistics for January to June 30 this year show that 2,834 lives were lost in traffic crashes.
The city won award for Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (DART), which has eased public transport and enhanced safe movement for vulnerable road users.
The crash occurred on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway that is part of the Northern Corridor that connects Kenya to other East African countries.
The app enables users report traffic offenders.
NTSA has since announced that all PSVs should adhere to the new body construction standards by May 2017.
There was also a drop in traffic deaths over the December period, during which accident numbers rise over increased travel.
The names will be published in local newspapers starting next week.
Motorcyclists’ deaths, however were on the rise with 636 in 2016 compared to 554 last year.
The Global Street Design Guide provides for safety of pedestrians and other vulnerable road users in cities.
Data from the country’s National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) shows that 863 pedestrians were killed between January and October 10, 2016.
The safe system approach is based on the premise that road crashes are both predictable and preventable, and that it is possible to move towards zero road deaths and serious injuries.