About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 949475, 8 pages
Research Article

Modeling the Perceptions and Preferences of Pedestrians on Crossing Facilities

1Department of Transportation Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
2Transportation Research Institute (IMOB), Hasselt University, Wetenschapspark 5 bus 6, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium

Received 17 November 2013; Accepted 16 January 2014; Published 6 March 2014

Academic Editor: Huimin Niu

Copyright © 2014 Hongwei Guo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. M. Huan, X. B. Yang, and B. Jia, “Crossing reliability of electric bike riders at urban intersections,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2013, Article ID 108636, 8 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. J. J. Fruin, Pedestrian Planning and Design, Metropolitan Association of Urban Designers and Environmental Planners, New York, NY, USA, 1971.
  3. S. T. Mohammed, “Evaluation of pedestrian speed in Jordan with investigation of some contributing factors,” Journal of Safety Research, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 229–236, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. W. H. K. Lam, J. Y. S. Lee, and C. Y. Cheung, “A study of the bi-directional pedestrian flow characteristics at Hong Kong signalized crosswalk facilities,” Transportation, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 169–192, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. V. P. Sisiopiku and D. Akin, “Pedestrian behaviors at and perceptions towards various pedestrian facilities: an examination based on observation and survey data,” Transportation Research F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 249–274, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S. Sarkar, “Evaluation of safety for pedestrians at macro- and microlevels in urban areas,” Transportation Research Record, no. 1502, pp. 105–118, 1995. View at Scopus
  7. J. Y. S. Lee, P. K. Goh, and W. H. K. Lam, “New level-of-service standard for signalized crosswalks with bi-directional pedestrian flows,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, vol. 131, no. 12, pp. 957–960, 2005. View at Scopus
  8. R. Elvik, M. W. J. Sørensen, and T.-O. Nævestad, “Factors influencing safety in a sample of marked pedestrian crossings selected for safety inspections in the city of Oslo,” Accident Analysis and Prevention, vol. 59, pp. 64–70, 2013.
  9. K. Shriver, “Influence of environmental design on pedestrian travel behavior in four Austin neighborhoods,” Transportation Research Record, no. 1578, pp. 64–75, 1997. View at Scopus
  10. B. Li, “A model of pedestrians’ intended waiting times for street crossings at signalized intersections,” Transportation Research B: Methodological, vol. 51, pp. 17–28, 2013.
  11. P. Lambrianidou, S. Basbas, and I. Politis, “Can pedestrians’ crossing countdown signal timers promote green and safe mobility?” Sustainable Cities and Society, vol. 6, pp. 33–39, 2013.
  12. H. Guo, W. Wang, W. Guo, X. Jiang, and H. Bubb, “Reliability analysis of pedestrian safety crossing in urban traffic environment,” Safety Science, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 968–973, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. H. Guo, Z. Gao, X. Yang, and X. Jiang, “Modeling pedestrian violation behavior at signalized crosswalks in China: a hazards-based duration approach,” Traffic Injury Prevention, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 96–103, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. X. Chu, M. Guttenplan, and M. R. Baltes, “Why people cross where they do: the role of street environment,” Transportation Research Record, no. 1878, pp. 3–10, 2003. View at Scopus
  15. G. Yannis, J. Golias, and E. Papadimitriou, “Modeling crossing behavior and accident risk of pedestrians,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, vol. 133, no. 11, pp. 634–644, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. H. Nassiri and Y. Sajed, “Using a logit model to predict pedestrian crossing behaviour based upon vehicle speed and headway on multi-lane street,” in Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, USA, 2009.
  17. M. Ben-Akiva and L. Steven, Discrete Choice Analysis: Theory and Application to Travel Demand, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass, USA, 1985.