Field Data Collection and Analyses to Support the Selection of Pedestrian Safety Countermeasures in Las Vegas
Eighteen pedestrian high crash sites were identified to evaluate various pedestrian safety countermeasures as a part of a Las Vegas pedestrian safety program. These sites were identified based on the number of crashes in the proximity of each location. Pedestrian safety countermeasures were selected based on the number of crashes and the prevailing geometric conditions. However, it is important that data be collected to study behavior of the traffic at these sites to support the selection of the pedestrian safety countermeasures. This paper discusses the collection and analysis of traffic data at the selected sites. Results obtained from the data collection efforts are discussed.
Data collection; Nevada; Pedestrian accidents; Pedestrian areas; Pedestrian areas—Planning; Pedestrians; Pedestrians--Safety measures; Safety; Traffic accidents; Traffic safety; Walking
Civil and Environmental Engineering | Civil Engineering | Environmental Engineering
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Nambisan, S. S.,
Pulugurtha, S. S.,
Field Data Collection and Analyses to Support the Selection of Pedestrian Safety Countermeasures in Las Vegas. In K. Sinha; T. F. Fwa; R. L. Cheu; D. Lee,
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportaion Engineering
American Society of Civil Engineers.