Pedestrian Behavior at Five Dangerous and Busy Manhattan Intersections

  title={Pedestrian Behavior at Five Dangerous and Busy Manhattan Intersections},
  author={Corey Hannah Basch and Danna Ethan and Patricia A. Zybert and Charles E Basch},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
Technology-related distracted behavior is an emergent national concern. Listening to, looking at or talking into an electronic device while walking divides attention, increasing the risk of injury. The purpose of this study was to quantify technology-related distracted pedestrian behavior at five dangerous and busy Manhattan intersections. Data were collected over ten cycles of signal changes at each of the four corners of five intersections at four times of day. Data for ‘Walk’ and ‘Don’t Walk… CONTINUE READING

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