publication . Article . 2017

Crossing Behaviour of Pedestrians Along Urban Streets in Malaysia

Basil Daniel; Walid A Al Bargi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: MATEC Web of Conferences (issn: 2261-236X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
Abstract
Road crossings are considered as an unavoidable part of walking in which the desirable route of pedestrians interacts with vehicles. These interactions may expose the pedestrians to risks or delays. In Malaysia, road accident statistics show that pedestrian casualties are fairly high. Inappropriate gap acceptance when pedestrians cross roads is a main contributing element to this situation. In this context, the purpose of this study was to develop realistic models for pedestrian road crossing behaviour using the regression technique for mid-block street crossing. A choice model was produced to capture the decision making process of pedestrians whereas rejected o...
Subjects
free text keywords: Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040
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