Geographical Information Systems Aided Traffic Accident Analysis Case Study: City of Erzurum North Ring Road

The population growth in the developing world, technological development and urbanization are directly connected with transportation systems. Although the transportation sector offers pretty much alternatives nowadays, people heavily prefer the highway transportation mode in eastern Turkey. The studies which have been done for providing road safety show a decrease traffic accidents. Geographical Information System (GIS) technology has been a popular tool for accident data and analysis of black spots in highways. Many traffic agencies have been using GIS for accident analysis. Accident analysis studies aim at the identification of high rate accident locations and safety deficient areas on the highways. A case study, using GIS aided traffic accident analysis for the North Ring Road of Erzurum/Turkey, was developed by using the historical data, between 2005 and 2012. In conclusion, this study focused on the practicability of GIS with the maps for traffic safety analysis.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: pp 336-342
  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of Second International Conference on Traffic and Transport Engineering (ICTTE)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01600739
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9788691615321
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 28 2016 7:11PM