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Integrated system for monitoring road safety performance in cities
Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology, Communications and Transport Systems. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2011 (English)In: WIT Transactions on the Built Environment: vol 116, 2011, Vol. 116, 475-484 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

A strong monitoring system of road safety in a city is necessary to ensure that the strategies implemented will meet stated targets at city and national levels. Although road safety performance is a result of many key indicators, only a few of these indicators are generally considered in monitoring the performance of road safety in a city and in comparison to other cities. A number of monitoring systems are already being developed and used in road safety and they range from relatively simple models to highly complex ones depending on the number of indicators involved, details of data and complexity of methods used in calculations and analysis. In road safety, there are three main types of monitoring that are generally used, which are: Process Monitoring, Outcome Monitoring and Target Monitoring. The aim of this paper is to provide the importance and usefulness of having a fourth type of monitoring, so-called Integrated Monitoring, that links process, outcome and targets together. The paper also provides a conceptual overview, and illustrations that are used in the construction of the integrated monitoring system. © 2011 WIT Press.

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2011. Vol. 116, 475-484 p.
, WIT Transactions on the Built Environment, ISSN 1743-3509
Keyword [en]
Monitoring system; Performance indicators; Traffic safety
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-100718DOI: 10.2495/UT110401OAI: diva2:663562
Urban Transport 2011
Available from: 2013-11-12 Created: 2013-11-11 Last updated: 2013-11-12

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