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Physical And Environmental Characteristics Of Signalized Intersections And Pedestrian Behavior

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT030151

Volume

64

Pages

6

Published

2003

Size

300.67 kb

Author(s)

J.P. Thouez, D. Lord, J. Bergeron, R. Bourbeau, Y. Bussière, H. Bélanger-Bonneau, A. Rannou & M.E. Latremouille

Abstract

Physical and environmental characteristics of signalized intersections and pedestrian behavior J.P. ~houez', D. ~ o r d ~ , Jr. ~er~eron" R. ourb beau^, Y. ~ussi&re~, H. I36langer-~onneau~, A. ~annou' & M.E. ~atremouille' '~epartment of Geography, University of Montreal, Canada 2~exas Transportation Institute Texas A & M University System, USA 3~epartrnent of Psychology, University of Montreal, Canada 4~epartment of Demography, University of Montreal, Canada 5~ational Institute of Scientgc Research (INRS-Urbanisation, Culture et Sociktk), University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada 6~strie Regional Public Health Division, Canada Abstract A research-team has investigated crossing activities of pedestrians at 10 signalized intersections located in Montreal and 10 signalized intersections in Toronto. This paper is concerned at determining the physical and environmental characteristics of signalized intersections and pedestrian behavior. The dependent variable was defined as whether or not the pedestr

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