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Prioritization of interventions in pedestrian crossing areas

Antxon GARMENDIA
Head of the Road Safety Section. Department of Road Infrastructure.
Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa

Mikel PEREIRA GIL
Technical Assistant of the Road Safety Section. Department of Road Infrastructure. Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa

ABSTRACT

There is, every time, a greater demand for security in all areas of life.

On the other hand, it is betting on greater mobility with collective means of transport to the detriment of individuals. In addition, there are a series of groups (children, the elderly, ... etc.) that do not have access to other types of mobility (captive users).

Gipuzkoa has a dispersed urbanization served by an important collective transport network. Or when going or returning, travelers must cross the road in interurban area, with the risks involved.

Due to the large number of bus stops existing in the Territory, by the Department of Road Infrastructure of the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa has developed a procedure (PRODIGIOA) that allows you to classify the stops (depending on some parameters) thus establishing its danger , prioritizing the intervention in them and establishing the level of measures to be taken.

It is what is exposed in the present article.

KEYWORDS:

Collective transport, Bus, Prioritize, Pedestrian crossing, Interurban, Risk factor, Protected passage, Road safety, Road signs, Gipuzkoa.

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