Read the details of 49 treatments for pedestrians as they relate to
pedestrian facility design, roadway design, intersection design, traffic
calming, traffic management, signals and signs, and other measures.
The goal of an appropriately designed roadway should be to safely
and efficiently accommodate all modes of travel, from pedestrians
to bicyclists to motorists.
The primary point of conflict and the most prevalent location
for crashes between pedestrians and motor vehicles is the intersection.
calming is a way to design streets, using physical measures,
to encourage people to drive more slowly.
includes the use of traditional traffic control devices
to manage volumes and routes of traffic.
engineers have an arsenal of signs and signals that can be used
to regulate and warn both motorists and pedestrians.
Engineers must be cognizant of the capabilities and needs of
all pedestrians when designing a roadway or developing an operations