Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty
22, 2, 2023, 201-219

The impact of vehicle traffic volume on pedestrian behavior at unsignalized crosswalks

Yevhen Fornalchyk Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4137-0625
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Transport Technology Department, Lviv, Ukraine
Eugeniusz Koda Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3895-960X
Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 159 Nowoursynowska St., 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Ivan Kernytskyy Mail
Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 159 Nowoursynowska St., 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Oleh Hrytsun Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8391-9642
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Transport Technology Department, Lviv, Ukraine
Yuriy Royko Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0055-9413
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Transport Technology Department, Lviv, Ukraine
Romana Bura Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1027-8367
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Transport Technology Department, Lviv, Ukraine
Piotr Osiński Mail
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1503-7650
Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 159 Nowoursynowska St., 02-776 Warsaw, Poland
Ruslan Barabash Mail
Lviv National University of Nature Management (Lviv National Agrarian University), Dublany, Ukraine
Ruslan Humenuyk Mail
Lviv National University of Nature Management (Lviv National Agrarian University), Dublany, Ukraine
Pavlo Polyansky Mail
Mykolayiv National Agrarian University, Mykolayiv, Ukraine
Published: 2023-06-30

Abstract

The research is focused on analyses of vehicle delays caused by pedestrian crosswalks on one-way streets. The study encompassed three particular locations of unsignalized crosswalks: on the street section between intersections, in the zone of intersection impact, and in the zone of intersection itself. The study revealed that the major impact on traffic jams is observed at a distance of 50-100 m from the unsignalized crosswalk. The study analyses pedestrian behavior and waiting time at such crosswalks. It was confirmed that the pedestrians did not immediately use their priority before passing. The paper presents the change in pedestrian waiting time when crossing the roadway depending on traffic flow. Based on that data, a model was prepared and simulations of pedestrian behavior at unsignalized crosswalks were performed.

Keywords


crosswalk, pedestrian, traffic delay, traffic flow, traffic simulation, traffic volume.

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The impact of vehicle traffic volume on pedestrian behavior at unsignalized crosswalks

  
Fornalchyk, Yevhen et al. The impact of vehicle traffic volume on pedestrian behavior at unsignalized crosswalks. Roads and Bridges - Drogi i Mosty, [S.l.], v. 22, n. 2, p. 201-219, jun. 2023. ISSN 2449-769X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 Apr. 2024. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7409/rabdim.023.010.