Study on improvement of pedestrian environments and possibility of pedestrian-traffic inducement

Ki Wook Song, Kenichi Teramachi, Chiaki Matsunaga, Qiang Li, Yoshinao Oeda, Tomonori Sumi

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Abstract

We focus on the work-to-home trips with little restriction by time and examine the possibility of pedestrian-traffic inducement through improving pedestrian environments. Based on a method in which individual difference is expressed as probability distribution and a limitation of human faculty to discriminate something is reflected by a threshold value, pedestrian-traffic assignment model different from existing models is proposed. According to the results of some hypothetic simulations, it is found that the improvement of pedestrian environments helps induce pedestrians to choose the area where a planner intends them to flow.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTraffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies
EditorsB. Mao, Z. Tian, Q. Sun
Pages138-146
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventTraffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies - Dalian, China
Duration: Aug 2 2004Aug 4 2004

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, ICTTS
Volume4

Other

OtherTraffic and Transportation Studies - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies
CountryChina
CityDalian
Period8/2/048/4/04

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanical Engineering

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