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An Examination of the Impact of Commercial Parking Utilization on Cyclist Behavior in Urban Environments
There is little research on the behavioral interaction between bicycle lanes and commercial vehicle loading zones in the United States. These interactions are important to understand, to preempt increasing conflicts between truckers and bicyclists. In this study, a bicycling simulator experiment examined bicycle and truck ...
Mitigation of Lane Departure Crashes in the Pacific Northwest through Coordinated Outreach - Phase II
There are multiple approaches available to roadway safety officials to reduce the 17,000 average annual fatalities that occur because of roadway departure crashes (FHWA 2016). One of these approaches is educating the driving public about the safety issues associated with a roadway departure through outreach efforts and public ...
Improved Safety and Efficiency of Protected/Permitted Right Turns for Bicycles in the Pacific Northwest
Conflict between bicycles and right-turning vehicles on the approaches to intersections is a critical safety concern in urban environments. To understand the safety and operational implications of using protected-permitted right turns (PPRT), a full-scale bicycling simulator experiment was performed. The velocity and lateral ...