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Title: Impact assessment of its applications for vulnerable road users
Authors: Scholliers, Johan
Van Noort, Martijn
Johansson, C.
Mans, Dick
Silla, Anne
Bell, Daniel
Hancox, Graham
Leden, Lars
Giannelos, Ioannis
Bax, Bregtje
Malone, Kerry
Keywords: Vulnerable road users
Intelligent Transport systems
Safety
Mobility
Comfort
CBA
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier © The Author(s)
Citation: SCHOLLIERS, J. ... et al, 2016. Impact assessment of its applications for vulnerable road users. Transportation Research Procedia, 14, pp. 4515-4524.
Abstract: The EU-sponsored VRUITS project has prioritized ITS applications which have a potential to improve the safety, mobility and comfort of vulnerable road users (VRUs) and performed a quantitative safety, mobility and comfort assessment for the 10 most promising systems. The assessment methodology addresses not only the direct effects of the systems, but also unintended effects and effects through changes in mobility patterns. The 10 selected ITS were: VRU beacon system, Powered Two Wheelers oncoming Vehicle information, Bicycle-to-vehicle communication, Cooperative Intersection safety, Green wave for cyclists, Pedestrian & Cyclist detection with Emergency Braking, Blind spot detection, Intelligent pedestrian traffic signal, Crossing adaptive lighting and Information on bike rack vacancy. The paper presents the quantitative estimates for the impact on safety, mobility and comfort. The outputs of the impact assessment are translated into socioeconomic indicators via a social cost-benefit analysis.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Elsevier under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Licence (CC BY-NC-ND). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/. This paper was also presented at the 6th Transport Research Arena, April 18-21 2016, Warsaw, Poland: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/event/conference/tra-2016
Sponsor: The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n° 321 586.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.374
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/23623
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.374
ISSN: 2352-1457
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