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The future of personal transportation in megacities of the world
This study examined the future of personal transportation in megacities of the world. Of particular interest was the future role of personal vehicles. To span ranges of geographical, political, and economic factors, the following 15 megacities were included in the analysis: Chicago, New York,...
Road safety in China Analysis of current challenges.
China has the world's largest population, and is the second largest automobile market. China's economy is booming, resulting in a rapid increase in both the road infrastructure and access to private vehicles. Along with economic growth, the ownership of motorized vehicles has almost...
Design and testing of a child restraint for developing countries using low-technology manufacturing methods
As passenger car use becomes more common in developing countries, the number of child passengers killed and injuries also increases. Rates of child restraint use appear to be much lower in developing countries than in the U.S. or Europe. One barrier to increased restraint use is the relatively high...
Survey of the status of truck safety Brazil, China, Australia, and the United States.
This report reviews the status of truck safety in four countries, Australia, Brazil, China, and the United States. The report describes the role of road freight transportation in each country; characterizes the current level of safety; and identifies the primary safety problems related to trucks...
Road-safety management in Brazil, Russia, India, and China
This study examined road-safety management in Brazil, Russia, India, and China (the BRIC countries). The main topics reviewed were recent crash statistics, key governmental agencies in charge of road safety, road-safety programs, influential organizations outside of the government, key research...
Road safety in two european megacities London and Paris.
This study examined road safety in two European megacities, London and Paris. Patterns of fatal crashes (both cities) and all crashes (London only) were compared with crash patterns for each respective nation as a whole. The data for London and the U.K. came from the Department for Transport, and...
Why is road safety in the U.S. not on par with Sweden, the U.K., and the Netherlands? Lessons to be learned.
This study compared road safety and related factors in the U.S. with those in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, in order to identify actions most likely to produce casualty reductions in the U.S. The reviewed topics were basic country statistics, road fatalities and various fatality...
Service design pre-trip planning and the international visitors attending the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
The 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, a multi-city event drawing visitors around the world into the existing South African transportation system, provides an opportunity to showcase and learn about the impact of different passenger transport service design strategies. However, bid and subsequent planning...
Road safety in China : challenges and opportunities
China has the world-s largest population, is the second largest automobile market, and is the third largest world economy. China-s economy is booming, resulting in a rapid increase in both the road infrastructure and the access to private vehicles. As a consequence, China faces unprecedented road...

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