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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-06-089
Date: July 2006
PBCAT-Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool
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CHAPTER 2. SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
PBCAT Version 2.0 is a Microsoft Windows-compliant application that was built to operate on the .NET Framework, requiring that this framework is installed on the user’s computer. The software was written in Microsoft Visual C#® within the Visual Studio® .NET development environment. The application database was developed in Microsoft Access 2000, which requires Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.6 or higher. The hardware and software requirements for the application include:
The software can be downloaded from the walking and bicycling Web sites of the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC), either www.walkinginfo.org/pbcat or www.bicyclinginfo.org/pbcat. It is recommended that the compressed file (40 MB) be downloaded over a broadband connection. It can take up to 2 hours to download over a 56K modem connection. Users without a broadband connection may contact the PBIC to obtain a copy of the software on CD–ROM.
The steps for installing the software are provided on the download page of the Web site and are repeated here:
All screens that appear during the step–by–step installation process are provided in appendix A. For technical support, send an e–mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The message will be forwarded to the PBCAT technical support staff.
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Topics: research, safety, pedestrian & bicycle safety
Keywords: research, safety, pedestrian crashes, bicycle crashes, crash typing, crash analysis, pedestrian countermeasures, bicycling countermeasures
TRT Terms: bicycle accidents, accident types, databases