Making Traffic Safety Personal: Visualization and Customization of National Traffic Fatalities

@inproceedings{Hilton2009MakingTS,
  title={Making Traffic Safety Personal: Visualization and Customization of National Traffic Fatalities},
  author={Brian N. Hilton and Thomas A. Horan and Benjamin L. Schooley},
  booktitle={VINCI},
  year={2009}
}
Communicating public health issues related to rural and urban road transportation safety is a challenging task. The approach to this task was to utilize an action-design research methodology to design and evaluate several innovative GIS-mashups that visually communicate traffic fatality information from the national to the local level. These web-based mashups (www.saferoadmaps.org) integrate a range of spatial data regarding motor vehicle crashes, transportation policy legislation, and driver… 
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