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Engineering solutions to improve traffic safety in urban areas—addressing technical, social and behavioural aspects

30–31 October 2008

Riga, Latvia

Local organizer: Juris Smirnovs

The conference was organized in close co-operation with the Riga Technical University

Programme

Pedestrians and cyclists

Anti-slip devices to prevent pedestrians from slipping and falling during wintertime

Glenn Berggård

Pedestrians’ behaviours: errors, violations and lapses

Renata Jucksch Torquato

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Infrastructure solutions

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Theoretical approach

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Road user in general

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Road safety assessment

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Pedestrian vehicle speed estimation at road crossing <href=”ictct_document_nr_589_todt.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_589_todt.pdf”> Eduardo Todt
Walking in Vienna: Quality Aspects from the user’s perspective <href=”ictct_document_nr_591_kaufmann formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_590_kaufmann.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_590_kaufmann.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_591_kaufmann> Clemens Kaufmann
Elderly cyclists’ opinions on safe and joyful cycling <href=”ictct_document_nr_593_leden formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_592_leden.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_592_leden.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_593_leden> Lars Leden
Assessing Pedestrians’ quality Needs – progress <href=”ictct_document_nr_595_methorst formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_594_methorst.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_594_methorst.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_595_methorst> Rob Methorst
Urban Planning solutions to improve pedestrian’s safety in urban areas <href=”ictct_document_nr_597_schmeidler formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_596_schmeidler.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_596_schmeidler.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_597_schmeidler> Karel Schmeidler

Infrastructure Solutions

Chair: Ainars Paeglitis

Engineering solutions for urban route safety – a study in Taunton, U.K. <href=”ictct_document_nr_604_doshi formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_604_doshi> Amit Doshi; <href=”person_nr_232.html”>ROBERT, Vivian </href=”person_nr_232.html”>
Traffic calming zones – bicycle tracks YES or NO? <href=”ictct_document_nr_605_gledec.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_605_gledec.pdf”> <href=”person_nr_206.html”>GLEDEC, Mladen </href=”person_nr_206.html”>
Distance between Speed Humps and Pedestrian Crossings: Does it Matter? <href=”ictct_document_nr_607_johansson formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_606_johansson.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_606_johansson.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_607_johansson> Peter Rosander, Lars Leden; <href=”person_nr_194.html”>JOHANSSON, Charlotta </href=”person_nr_194.html”>

Theoretical Approach

Chair: Herbert Gstalter

Strategies to influence habitual road user behaviour <href=”ictct_document_nr_609_hof formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_608_hof.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_608_hof.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_609_hof> Tineke Hof
Risk Homeostasis Theory in Traffic Safety <href=”ictct_document_nr_611_malnaca formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_610_malnaca.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_610_malnaca.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_611_malnaca> Kristine Malnaca
Elementary units of exposure <href=”ictct_document_nr_613_elvik formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_612_elvik.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_612_elvik.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_613_elvik> Alena Erke and Peter Christensen; <href=”person_nr_86.html”>ELVIK, Rune </href=”person_nr_86.html”>
Psychological mechanism of over-dependence on safety support system <href=”ictct_document_nr_614_taniguchi.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_614_taniguchi.pdf”> <href=”person_nr_91.html”>TANIGUCHI, Shunji </href=”person_nr_91.html”>

Road Users In General

Chair: Kristine Malnaca

Identification of unsafe traffic environments for children as autonomous road user in Flanders (Belgium) <href=”ictct_document_nr_615_uyttersprot formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_615_uyttersprot> Liesbeth Uyttersprot, Thérèse Steenberghen, Anton Van Rompaey
Being Young in the City Lifestyle, Implications on Mobility Needs and Traffic Safety <href=”ictct_document_nr_617_chaloupka formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_616_chaloupka.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_616_chaloupka.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_617_chaloupka> Ralf Risser; <href=”person_nr_17.html”>CHALOUPKA, Christine </href=”person_nr_17.html”>
Impulsivity in novice drivers <href=”ictct_document_nr_619_eensoo formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_618_eensoo.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_618_eensoo.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_619_eensoo> Diva Eensoo, Marika Paaver, Jaanus Harro
Old and young drivers: where are the differences? Hector Monterde-i-Bort, Eduardo Todt; <href=”person_nr_141.html”>BIANCHI, Alessandra </href=”person_nr_141.html”>

Road Safety Assessment

Chair: Sonja Forward

Evaluation of signalised high-volume multi-lane turbo roundabouts: road scene analysis, road user survey, and video-based analysis of road user behaviour <href=”ictct_document_nr_620_horst formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_620_horst> Marieke Martens, Jaap Kik; <href=”person_nr_103.html”>HORST, Richard van der </href=”person_nr_103.html”>
Safety impacts of cooperative systems <href=”ictct_document_nr_621_kulmala formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_621_kulmala> Pirkko Rämä, Niina Sihvola; <href=”person_nr_4.html”>KULMALA, Risto </href=”person_nr_4.html”>
Road Safety Audit in the Czech Republic <href=”ictct_document_nr_623_pokorny formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_622_pokorný.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_622_pokorný.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_623_pokorny> Petr Pokorný
Assessment of road traffic safety level on Latvia’s main highways <href=”ictct_document_nr_625_lazda formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper <href=”ictct_document_nr_624_lazda.pdf”>Click to download file! Pres </href=”ictct_document_nr_624_lazda.pdf”></href=”ictct_document_nr_625_lazda> Ziedonis Lazda
BUILDING THE CZECH ROAD SAFETY OBSERVATORY <href=”ictct_document_nr_626_ambros formatiert.pdf”=””>Click to download file! Paper </href=”ictct_document_nr_626_ambros> Jiří Ambros; <href=”person_nr_436.html”>AMBROS, Jiri </href=”person_nr_436.html”>