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Safe Routes as One of the Ways to Reduce the Number of Road Accidents Victims

  • Irina MakarovaEmail author
  • Anton Pashkevich
  • Ksenia Shubenkova
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 21)

Abstract

The article deals with actual problems pedestrians and cyclists safety in the cities. It is shown that, despite the positive experience of interventions implementation, road traffic deaths and injuries are still high. One of the possible ways to ensure road safety for the most vulnerable road users is to develop the method to support the safest route selection. The proposed method will increase the quality of management and effectiveness of the adopted solutions to improve traffic safety.

Keywords

Road safety management Route selection Pedestrian safety Bicycle transport 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irina Makarova
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anton Pashkevich
    • 2
  • Ksenia Shubenkova
    • 1
  1. 1.Kazan Federal UniversityNaberezhnye ChelnyRussia
  2. 2.Cracow University of TechnologyKrakowPoland

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