Pedestrians, Bicycles, and Motorcycles
TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2140 includes 24 papers that explore counting pedestrians at intersections; estimating pedestrian intersection crossing volumes; automatic pedestrian detection device and smart lighting; impact of weather and season on pedestrian traffic volumes; automated analysis of pedestrian–vehicle conflicts using video data; an FHWA project to reduce pedestrian fatalities, injuries, and conflicts; pedestrian crosswalks at midblock locations; pedestrian scramble operations; LED rectangular rapid-flash beacons for yielding to pedestrians in multilane crosswalks; and work zone accommodation of visually impaired pedestrians.
This issue of the TRR also examines performance measures for visually impaired pedestrian crosswalks; comparing latent walk trips in Toronto and Montreal, Canada; pedestrian safety education for elementary and middle school children; walking behavior analysis; relaxed pedestrian behavior; pedestrian and bicyclist exposure to risk; modeling bicycle facility operation; influences on the decision to bike; bicycle helmet wearing among adolescents; risk taking in moped and motorcycle crashes; impaired motorcycle operation; modeling urban traffic containing motorcycles; effectiveness of motorcycle training and licensing; and safety effectiveness of HAWK pedestrian treatment.
This Summary Last Modified On: 5/5/2016