Portland State University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Civil & Environmental Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Roads -- Interchanges and intersections -- Risk assessment, Pedestrian crosswalks -- Safety measures -- Evaluation, Pedestrians -- Oregon -- Tillamook -- Safety measures -- Case studies, Pedestrian accidents -- Statistics, Pedestrian facilities design
The following report explores five different pedestrian risk estimation methods at urban intersections. Six study intersections in Tillamook, Oregon were chosen as a case study to analyze each risk estimation method and apply the values to a project prioritization process. Ultimately, risk factors of both exposure and infrastructure contribute to the highest amount of risk for pedestrians. The Oregon Department of Transportation's State Planning and Research Report 779 was identified as the most comprehensive risk estimation method.
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White, Kelly M., "The Gouda, the Bad, and the Ugly: Prioritizing Intersections for Pedestrian Safety in Tillamook, OR with Different Risk Estimation Methods" (2019). Civil and Environmental Engineering Master's Project Reports. 47.