A Computerized Methodology for Conducting Pedestrian Gap Studies

by John Tipaldo, New York City Department of, Transportation, New York, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering


this paper will detail recent improvements with the procedure the New York City Department of Transportation utilizes when conducting Pedestrian Gap Studies. These improvements were made possible by technological advancements in the field of hand held computers. In addition to interesting departmental productivity, the revised methodology allows traffic engineer to enhance their knowledge of gap occurrence within the conflicting traffic stream.

Subject Headings: Traffic management | Traffic signals | Transportation studies | Computing in civil engineering | Computer software | Pedestrians | Rivers and streams | Computers

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