Designing for the Safety of Pedestrians , Cyclists , and Motorists in Urban Environments

  title={Designing for the Safety of Pedestrians , Cyclists , and Motorists in Urban Environments},
  author={Eric Dumbaugh},
  • Eric Dumbaugh
  • Published 2011
Problem: While design solutions aimed at enhancing the safety of pedestrians are viewed as being incompatible with those intended to improve the safety of motorists, there has been little meaningful evaluation of the issue. Instead, this disagreement is based largely on the theoretical assertion that traffic crashes are the result of random driver error, and that the only certain means for addressing safety is to design roadways to be forgiving of these errors when they occur. This perspective… CONTINUE READING


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