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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Publications and Information Centre [distributor] in Paris, Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Traffic safety.,
  • City traffic -- Safety measures.,
  • Urban transportation -- Safety measures.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by an OECD scientific expert group.
SeriesRoad transport research
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Road Transport Research Programme.
LC ClassificationsHE5614 .I494 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p. ;
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1949777M
ISBN 109264133178
LC Control Number90175106

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The key principles of managing traffic to achieve a safer distribution, and managing speed to achieve a safer circulation emphasise the need for a clear functional hierarchy linked to a speed management strategy for the whole urban area. Source: European Commission, ; Department for Transport. Integrated approach for sustainable cities: both with each other and with infrastructure, to keep traffic flowing, prevent traffic jams, better manage parking and traffic safety, thereby saving resources and time. 3. New business and mobility models: urban areas and this share is projected to increase. Cities are where the opportunities. SAFETY ASPECTS OF URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE From traffic humps to integrated urban planning Paper presented to the International Conference on Traffic and Environmental Management in Cities, Prague, Czechoslovakia, May Rl4 J.H. Kraay & A. Dijkstra Leidschendam, construction in urban areas is often considered to generate more traffic in the long term, and the idiom that ‘ traffic fills whatever road space provided’ is a well-established fact.

Urban Traffic Management Solutions Supporting Smarter, Greener Cities. Traffic management is an essential part of modern mobility because it helps utilize the existing network in the best possible way. It monitors and controls various modes of traffic in order to avoid congestion and to improve traffic flow. In the EIP-SCC, the Action Cluster of Integrated Planning/Policy and Regulation focuses on what is needed to plan smart city projects in an integrated way. ‘Integrated Planning and Management’ in-volves spatial, temporal and technical coordination of diverse policy areas and planning resources to. The link between urban traffic management and the impacts on safety is the main theme of the DUMAS (Developing Urban Management and Safety) project. The project is sponsored by EU DGVII Transport in the framework of the 4th European research and development program. 2 Traffic Management – Goals and Problems to be Solved With regard to road traffic management and strategic customers, the road network can be divided as follows: • major metropolitan areas km (Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Tampere, Turku, Oulu) • other metropolitan and urban areas km .