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Effect Of Area Wide Traffic Calming In Japan: Accident And Socio-economic Studies Of Japanese "road-pia" Projects In 1980s

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980361

Volume

36

Pages

10

Published

1998

Size

1,032 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

H. Yamanaka, Y. Yamaguchi & M. Tuchihashi

Abstract

This paper reviews the effect of area wide traffic calming schemes, road-pia concept projects, in Japan, from viewpoints of traffic safety and their socio- economic effectiveness. This paper assesses the Road-pia projects scheme compared with traffic calming in European countries, 30km-zone and 20mph zone. Comparisons of *before' and 'after' data for injury accidents for Road-pia scheme areas and control areas. Economic evaluation of the schemes is carried out, using cost benef

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