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Application of pedestrian crossing treatments for streets and highways

Author: Libby ThomasNathan J ThirskCharles V ZegeerNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board,National Cooperative Highway Research Program,All authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press 2016. ©2016.
Series: Synthesis of highway practice, 498.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"TRB's NCHRP Synthesis 498: Application of Pedestrian Crossing Treatments for Streets and Highways compiles information on the state of existing practices regarding application of pedestrian crossing improvements, and does not produce new guidance. The report includes a survey of state departments of transportation (DOTs) and local transportation agencies, a synthesis of current recommended practice and policy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Libby Thomas; Nathan J Thirsk; Charles V Zegeer; National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board,; National Cooperative Highway Research Program,; American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials,; United States. Federal Highway Administration,
OCLC Number: 967732709
Notes: "A Synthesis of Highway Practice".
Description: 1 online resource (x, 145 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Report contents --
Policies guideing selection of pecestrian crossing improvements --
Guidance and currenct practices regarding selecting and prioritizing pedestrian crossing improvements --
Recommended applications, effectiveness, and current use of pedestrian crossing treatments --
Examples of guidance tools and original case examples on provision of safer pedestrian crossings --
Summary and conclusions --
Acronyms and terms used in this report --
References --
Bibliography --
Appendix A: Survey questionnaire and summary of survey responses --
Appendix B: Detailed synthesis of literature review of treatments.
Series Title: Synthesis of highway practice, 498.
Responsibility: consultants: Libby Thomas, Nathan J. Thirsk, and Charles V. Zegeer, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill.

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"TRB's NCHRP Synthesis 498: Application of Pedestrian Crossing Treatments for Streets and Highways compiles information on the state of existing practices regarding application of pedestrian crossing improvements, and does not produce new guidance. The report includes a survey of state departments of transportation (DOTs) and local transportation agencies, a synthesis of current recommended practice and policy guidance, and a literature review of safety evidence for more than 25 pedestrian crossing treatments"--Publisher's description.

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