Traffic Calming

Traffic Calming

Evidence:

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The Impacts of Traffic Calming Measures on Vehicle Exhaust Emissions

Objectives: The main objectives of the study were to investigate the effects of different traffic calming measures on the exhaust emissions from passenger cars, and to develop a system of performance indicators for the measures.

  • Author(s): P. Boulter, A. Hickman, S. Latham, R. Layfield, P. Davidson and P Whiteman
  • Published: TRL, 2001
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

Estimating the Benefits of Traffic Calming on Through Routes

Objectives: To evaluate the benefits and to investigate how they relate to the various outcomes of how they relate to the various outcomes of traffic calming, including reductions in speed noise and pedestrian waiting times.

  • Author(s): G.D. Garrod, R.Scarpa, and K.G. Willis
  • Published: Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 2002
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Traffic calming and childhood injury on the road

Objectives: To provide a brief summary of the benefits and costs which traffic calming can provide with regards to childhood injury.

  • Author(s): National Children’s Bureau
  • Published: National Children’s Bureau, 2004
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Traffic calming techniques: Experience and practical advice with 80 case studies

Objectives: To provide an update ten years after the publication of the County Surveyors’ Society’s publication entitled Traffic Calming in Practice.

  • Author(s): The Institution of Highways and Transportation and the County Surveyors’ Society
  • Published: The Institution of Highways and Transportation and the County Surveyors’ Society, 2005
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Psychological traffic calming

Objectives: To develop and test traffic calming measures which make greater use of psychological (non-physical) measures which still have a significant speed reducing capability.

  • Author(s): J. Kennedy, R. Gorell,L. Crinson, A. Wheeler and M. Elliott
  • Published: TRL, 2005
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Speed Management

Objectives: To assess the extent and impact of speeding in OECD member countries.

  • Author(s): Organisation For Economic Co-Operation And Development
  • Published: Organisation For Economic Co-Operation And Development, 2006
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Pilot home zone schemes: summary of the schemes

Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of the DfT’s pilot home zone schemes. The aim of these schemes was to allow all road users to co-exist in a pleasant environment; to identify the need for additional legislation and to identify and disseminate good practice

  • Author(s): D. Webster, A.Tilly, A. Wheeler, D.Nicholls and S. Buttress
  • Published: TRL, 2006
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

Best Practice for Cost Effective Road Safety Infrastructure Investments

Objectives: Identification of best practice on cost-effective infrastructure related road safety investments, based on the international experience attained through extensive and selected literature review and additionally on information/data collected through a questionnaire based survey.

  • Author(s): G. Yanis, P.Evgenikos. and E. Papdimitriou
  • Published: Conference of European Directors of Roads, 2008
  • Date Added: 05 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format