TRAFFIC FACILITIES FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF THE PEDESTRIAN - SUITABILITY AND ACCEPTABILITY OF DEVICES FOR PEDESTRIANS AT AREAS OF CONFLICT WITH VEHICULAR TRAFFIC

VERKEHRSANLAGEN AUS DER SICHT DER FUSSGAENGER - EIGNUNG UND ANNEHMLICHKEITEN VON EINRICHTUNGEN FUER DEN FUSSGAENGER AN KONFLIKTPUNKTEN MIT DEM FAHRZEUGVERKEHR

THE PROJECT CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING STAGES: (1) - SELECTION OF TEST SITUATIONS AND CRITERIA FOR TESTING AND EVALUATION, OBSERVATION OF THE EXPERIENCE AND JUDGMENTS OF THE TEST GROUPS, AND COLLATION OF SITUATIONS WHICH CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR THE PEDESTRIAN; (2) - EVALUATION OF THE SELECTED SITUATIONS BY TEST GROUPS. THESE GROUPS CONSIST OF SPECIALISTS, RANDOM SAMPLES OF THE PUBLIC, GROUPS WHO ARE LESS MOBILE (OLD PEOPLE, PEOPLE WITH PRAMS) AND CHILDREN. (3) - SYSTEMATIC OBSERVATION OF THE TYPE AND FREQUENCY OF CONFLICTS IN PARTICULARLY CRITICAL BUT TYPICAL SITUATIONS; (4) - CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE RESULTS OF THE STUDY AND COMPARISON OF THEM WITH EXISTING PLANNING SPECIFICATIONS, AND PROPOSED SUPPLEMENTS AND AMENDMENTS TO THE SPECIFICATIONS.