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COMPARISON OF SAFETY PERFORMANCE OF URBAN STREETS BEFORE AND AFTER LANDSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS

@inproceedings{Mok2003COMPARISONOS,
  title={COMPARISON OF SAFETY PERFORMANCE OF URBAN STREETS BEFORE AND AFTER LANDSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS},
  author={Jeong-Hun Mok and H. Landphair and Jody R. Naderi},
  year={2003}
}
  • Jeong-Hun Mok, H. Landphair, Jody R. Naderi
  • Published 2003
  • Geography
  • Environmental psychologists suggest that appropriately landscaped roadside scenes may have influence on travel-related stress recovery. In addition, it was revealed that landscaped center strips or median planting appears to reduce perceived land width and therefore, to discourage speeding. Generally, the discouraged speed is one of the contributing factors of decreases in crash rates or pedestrian accidents on streets. Based on the assumed safety properties of modern freeways, parkways, and… CONTINUE READING
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