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Transport planning guidelines for vulnerable road user safety in emerging economies

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conference contribution
posted on 22.01.2013, 12:41 by Claire Quigley, Ruth Sims, Julian Hill, Antonino Tripodi, Luca Persia, Hugo Pietrantonio, Mahendra Kharat
With the rapid expanse of motorised traffic in countries such as Brazil and India, the safety of vulnerable road users (VRUs) needs to be a key component in any transportation development. It should be considered what can be learnt from European transport planning experiences. This review identifies current good practice in Europe and considers how VRU safety is considered in the process. Based on this review, recommendations are given for:Stakeholder participation; •The development of a step by step planning process; •The implementation of VRU principles into the process. •An assessment of the feasibility and implications for safety of applying European practice to Emerging Economies is also given. Keywords Transport planning; European best practice; Vulnerable Road User Safety; Emerging Economies; India; Brazil

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QUIGLEY, C. ... et al, 2012. Transport planning guidelines for vulnerable road user safety in emerging economies. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 48 (2012), pp.3220–3229.

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© 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of the Programme Committee of the Transport Research Arena 2012 Open access under CC BY-NC-ND license

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2012

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This conference paper was presented at Transport Research Arena - Europe, 23rd-26th April 2012, Athens, Greece and subsequently published by Elsevier under a CC BY NC ND licence.

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1877-0428

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