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PMSS Project Details

 

Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-06-0027
Project Name: Evaluation of Pedestrian Safety Measures
Status: Completed
Contact:
Last Name:Do
First Name:Ann
Telephone:202-493-3319
E-mail:ann.do@dot.gov
Office: Office of Safety Research and Development
Team:Human Factors Team
Roadmap/Focus area(s): Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Project Description:The objective of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) project ("Evaluation of Bicycle and Pedestrian Engineering Countermeasures") was to quantify the effectiveness of medium- to low-cost pedestrian engineering countermeasures. The project focused on existing and new engineering countermeasures for pedestrians and bicyclists that have not yet been comprehensively evaluated.
Start Date: October 23, 2006
End Date: March 31, 2011
Goals: The key project objective was to quantify the effectiveness of pedestrian evaluation countermeasures: the High intensity Activated crossWalK (HAWK) beacon, the rectangular rapid-flashing beacon, shared lane markings, three crosswalk marking patterns, and an evaluation methods guide.
Test Methodology: data collection, evaluation countermeasures
Expected Benefits:The expected benefit is low-cost countermeasures to apply to pedestrian safety.
Deliverables:1. Name: Effects of Yellow Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons on Yielding at Multilane Uncontrolled Crosswalks.
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The deliverable is a final report titled, "Yellow Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons on Yielding at Multilane Uncontrolled Crosswalks."
Publication URL(s):
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/pedbike/10043/index.cfm
2. Name: Safety Effectiveness of the HAWK Pedestrian Crossing Treatment
Product Type(s): Research report, Technical report
Description: The deliverable is a final report of the High intensity Activated crossWalK (HAWK) signal.
Publication URL(s):
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/10045/index.cfm
3. Name: Evaluation of Pedestrian and Bicycle Engineering Countermeasures: Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons, HAWKs, Sharrows, Crosswalk Markings, and the Development of an Evaluation Methods Report
Product Type(s): Research report, Technical report
Description: The deliverable is a final report of the "Evaluation of Pedestrian and Bicycle Engineering Countermeasures: Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons, HAWKs, Sharrows, Crosswalk Markings, and the Development of an Evaluation Methods Report."
Publication URL(s):
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/pedbike/11039/11039.pdf
4. Name: Crosswalk Marking Field Visibility Study
Product Type(s): Research report, Technical report
Description: The deliverable is a final report on the "Crosswalk Marking Field Visibility Study."
Publication URL(s):
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/pedbike/10068/10068.pdf
5. Name: Evaluation of Shared Lane Markings
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The deliverable is a final report on the "Evaluation of Shared Lane Markings."
Publication URL(s):
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/research/safety/pedbike/10044/index.cfm
Keywords: Pedestrians
Countermeasures
Crosswalks
Safety
Research
Cyclists
Subject Areas: Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Research