This research was funded by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities, or NITC, a program of TREC at Portland State University.
Pedestrians -- Attitudes, Signalized intersections -- Research, Traffic flow -- Research, Automobile drivers -- Behavior -- Analysis, Pedestrians -- Safety measures -- Technological innovations
NITC researchers from Portland State University developed models to find what factors affected vehicles’ compliance with pedestrian safety laws.
The results suggest that treatments discouraging accelerating toward a crosswalk could help increase pedestrian safety.
Figliozzi, Miguel. A model for Better Crosswalk Safety. Project Brief. Project Number 2016-760. Portland, OR: Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC), 2017.