Advisor

A. Reed Gibby

Date of Award

1976

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Science

Department

Animal Science

Physical Description

1 online resource (66 p.)

Subjects

Institute of Traffic Engineers. A program for school crossing protection, Traffic safety and children

DOI

10.15760/etd.5929

Abstract

The Technical Council of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) developed a program f or school crossing protection. The intent of this thesis is to evaluate the ITE program within. the context of those programs developed by other agencies throughout the nation. Research materials were obtained from the appropriate Federal, state, local and other agencies through papers, articles, reports and correspondence. Upon the analysis of these sources, the ITE program was found to be deficient in several ways. Recommendations for modifying the program which are set forth herein include a revision of the ITE program including the school route map, clarification of technical terminology, incorporation of a sound criteria for selecting the appropriate protective devices and/or measures, establishing a priority system, deletion of portable school signs, identification of funding sources, and establishing additional warrants for the installation of traffic control devices.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/23305

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