Field Evaluation of a Leading Pedestrian Interval Signal Phase at Three Urban Intersections

@article{VanHouten2000FieldEO,
  title={Field Evaluation of a Leading Pedestrian Interval Signal Phase at Three Urban Intersections},
  author={Ron Van Houten and R. Retting and Charles M. Farmer and Joy van Houten},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  year={2000},
  volume={1734},
  pages={86 - 92}
}
About 37 percent of pedestrian injury crashes and 20 percent of fatal pedestrian crashes occur at intersections. Many conventional countermeasures include traffic control devices that either increase pedestrian attention to potential vehicle-pedestrian conflicts or encourage drivers to yield to pedestrians. A noteworthy limitation of these warning and prompting messages is their reliance on a voluntary behavioral response. Public education and enforcement campaigns have also generally not… 

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