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Road Users' Behavior and Safety Analysis of Pedestrian-Bike Shared Space: Case Study of Robson Street in Vancouver

Mohamed Essa, Mohamed Hussein, Tarek Sayed
2018 Canadian journal of civil engineering (Print)  
Undertake a cycling safety study to identify cycling safety "hotspots" with a high number of collisions. C 1.2.4.  ...  Educate all road users on the proper use of traffic control measures, such as: a. crosswalks (marked and unmarked); b. lane crossings and driveways; c. signals, including pedestrian and bicycle signal  ... 
doi:10.1139/cjce-2017-0683 fatcat:i6xyiedizneurbhneuxrsqfrti

Road safety impact of medical testing of drivers

Brian Fildes
Muir, C. (2005) 'Road safety impact of medical testing of drivers', In J. Langford and B. Fildes [Eds.], Australasian Road Safety Handbook: Volume 2, pp.45-51, Sydney: Austroads Incorporated, AP-R268/  ...  Acknowledgements: Thanks to John Wren and Michael Paine for helpful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter and to Mike Keall, Land Transport Safety Authority, for assistance with NZ injury data.  ...  More recently, the results of five fleet studies conducted in Austria, Israel and Canada were reported. 6 Two of the studies employed a control-group method, whereby a group of cars equipped with DRL  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/57ea10d3253ca fatcat:56vtmvho5fdf7d5dkht2tc3zuu

Motorized obsessions: life, liberty, and the small-bore engine

2008 ChoiceReviews  
Miss Snowfl ake also explained how safety and education go hand in hand: To operate a snowmobile all by yourself on the trail you must be at least 12 years old and have obtained your snowmobile safety  ...  The man was steering the 300-pound machine with one hand while holding the boy with the other.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.45-4349 fatcat:gtcubohow5cmdmy2kb5f5v6kqy

Advisory Committees

2005 Joint International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems and International Conference on Networking and Services - (icas-isns'05)  
are yield controlled by default. • Two-way stop control, the most common form of intersection control.  ...  ECONorthwest's research relies heavily on case studies rather than controlled time-series or cross-section studies.  ...  Use of the checklist will result in projects that are consistent with local, regional and state complete street policies, consider adjacent land uses and meet the needs of all users of the roadway.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icas-icns.2005.17 dblp:conf/icas/X05b fatcat:rqgsorfs4rdpvcbnpwb6igzf4e

Off-road cycling infrastructure [chapter]

Narelle Haworth
2015 Cycling Futures  
To view a copy of this licence, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons,  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the support of the NRMA-ACT Road Safety Trust, who funded the original naturalistic cycling study.  ...  Acknowledgements The author gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Chris Piperidis, who compiled some of the data on which this chapter is based.  ... 
doi:10.20851/cycling-futures-13 fatcat:lhtkdoqhibc4dbu3vffl5rcrqq

Motivations and Barriers for Using Speed Pedelecs for Daily Commuting

Van den Steen, Herteleer, Cappelle, Vanhaverbeke
2019 World Electric Vehicle Journal  
The purchase cost and the perception of safety as barriers remain, with reliability, flexibility, and planning identified as new barriers.  ...  The mental benefits and the competitive aspect of commuting with a speed pedelec were identified as new motivators.  ...  Acknowledgments: The user group of the 365SNEL project as well as the mobility managers of each of the participating companies are thanked for their contributions to this work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/wevj10040087 fatcat:olzcowzcvjbxlocti7kbs55azi

A Longitudinal Study of Equity-Oriented STEM-Rich Making Among Youth From Historically Marginalized Communities

Angela Calabrese Barton, Edna Tan
2018 The American Educational Research Journal  
This longitudinal critical ethnographic study traces the development of 41 youth maker projects in two community-centered making programs.  ...  Building a conceptual argument for an equity-oriented culture of making, the authors discuss the ways in which making with and in community opened opportunities for youth to project their communities'  ...  One current theme in the maker movement focuses on empowerment. As the CEO of Make Magazine states, "You're makers of your own world. … Makers are in control.  ... 
doi:10.3102/0002831218758668 fatcat:mqk2vbidzzcilgzuea5ndicwdi

Vision Screening in Adults Across the Life Span

Helen S. Cohen, Jasmine Stitz, Haleh Sangi-Haghpeykar, Susan P. Williams
2018 Southern medical journal (Birmingham, Ala. Print)  
Simon, a 67-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension, mentions during a routine check-up that she almost hit a car while making a left-hand turn when driving two weeks ago.  ...  Evans, a 72-year-old man with coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure, arrives for an office visit after fainting yesterday and reports complaints of "light headedness" for the past two weeks  ...  Acknowledgements This Physician's Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers is the product of a cooperative agreement between the American Medical Association and the National Highway Traffic Safety  ... 
doi:10.14423/smj.0000000000000762 pmid:29394428 pmcid:PMC5798005 fatcat:v2k63uj4k5bphbkcgkcfkswaze

Extension and application of cognitive work analysis to improve pedestrian safety at rail level crossings

Gemma Jennie Megan Read
on pedestrian behaviour in this context.  ...  A full evaluation of the toolkit was then undertaken within the complex, safety critical domain of RLXs.  ...  Particular thanks to Elizabeth Grey of TSV for her valuable comments on an earlier draft of the manuscript and to the two anonymous reviewers whose comments have improved this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/58b64f258382d fatcat:yfmxyq4s5fhczbiydscqqccbsy

Accessible Transit Services for All

United States. Federal Transit Administration
the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information.  ...  Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to Washington Headquarters Services, Directorate for  ...  Rider opinions about their experiences with the ADA paratransit service in each transit agency selected for study directly impacted the final choice of case studies and gave this study's researchers additional  ... 
doi:10.21949/1503613 fatcat:d5kzze4ddrb3hj5u7gnm7bsacm

Reshaping ubiquitous interaction through sensory augmentation [article]

Francisco Kiss, Universität Stuttgart
This approach promises to facilitate a more natural interaction with ubiquitous computers and support the enhancement of interaction with reality through computing machines.  ...  In this thesis, we propose a definition for Sensory Augmentation and a design space to structure its study.  ...  Past work proposes the control of zooming interfaces with tangible controllers [27, 163] , and one-handed or two-handed gestures [75, 187] .  ... 
doi:10.18419/opus-11354 fatcat:uitnnqrafzgsbmanbqht5ich4i

Measuring Injury Matters : Injury Indicators for Children and Youth in Canada, Vol. 2

Ian Pike, Alison Macpherson, Lynne Warda, Natalie Yanchar, Allyson Hewitt, Pamela Fuselli, Shelina Babul, Ediriweera Desapriya, Colin Macarthur, S. Morad Hameed, Ronald G. Barr, Parminder Raina (+1 others)
Measuring Injury Matters is intended to be a practical resource for injury prevention professionals and practitioners, policymakers and non-governmental organizations with an interest or mandate in injury  ...  Injury is a serious public health issue with a major impact on the lives of Canadians.  ...  Estimates of the costs of fatal and nonfatal motor vehicle injuries illustrate their impact on the nation's economy and impact on the health system.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0397430 fatcat:sqb7dc2igner5a2xgrnn5f2dha


Lukas Smirek, Jon Sanford, Georgia Tech, Steven Usa, Mannheimer, Lukas Smirek, Kristin Fuglerud, Nr-Norsk Regnesentral, Christian Bühler, Daniela Marghitu, Simeon Keates, Lukas Smirek (+34 others)
The focus will be on methods, tools, techniques and applications for human diversity, social inclusion and equality, enabling all people to have equal opportunities and to participate in the information  ...  We believe that the SMART ACCESIBILITY 2018 contributions offered a large panel of solutions to key problems in areas of accessibility.  ...  Additionally, we would like to thank Mike Redford with AddMovement AB for providing us with the test vehicle for this research experiments.  ... 

Effects based stimulation of ideas in design and engineering

Zhihua Wang, Peter Childs, Marco Aurisicchio
Two case studies were explored to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Effects Genius system in the idea generation process, which has three steps (keyword conclusion, related effects analysis  ...  From then on, investigations mainly focused on individual's personality traits to identify their associations with creativity.  ...  Some scooter drivers removed helmets to refresh their heads while they were waiting for the traffic signal (picture d).  ... 
doi:10.25560/21170 fatcat:sxmvmhyvvnegjkuaeieazwvqzq

Older drivers: Community, media and driver perceptions of competence

The book contributes to community awareness of safe driving as people age, employing narrative techniques to integrate the drivers' stories with scientific literature on road safety and ageing.  ...  It includes analysis of Australian newspaper representations of older drivers, using discourse and content analysis, focusing specifically on issues related to ageing and driving.  ...  When any one of the three is deficient, older riders have to rely on the other two. 378 That makes controlling the motorcycle more difficult.  ... 
doi:10.26180/16778560.v1 fatcat:ugi4kttuwnc2la33xvqjfa3spm
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