Comparison of two types of APS
April 2001 - April 2003
This project in Atlanta will evaluate two types of APS, comparing crossings with each of two types of accessible pedestrian signals (receiver-based and pushbutton integrated) and a crossing without accessible signals. Measures will include the speed and accuracy of crossing, as well as self-reported levels of confidence and comfort in using each device. Data will be collected at two intersections of four-lane roadways on fifty participants who are totally blind or have no useable vision.
Veterans Administration Research and Development Center,
Center for the Visually Impaired
Department of Veterans Affairs, Medical Center
Research and Development Center
1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur GA 30033
404-321-6111 x 7981 - email@example.com
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