MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 122, 2017XI International Road Safety Seminar GAMBIT 2016
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Vulnerable road users|
|Published online||10 August 2017|
Growing role of walking and cycling and the associated risks
Gdansk University of Technology, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Gdansk, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Increasing the role of active mobility, including walking and cycling, is one of the tools for developing sustainable urban transport systems as recommended by the EU. The article describes the trends in pedestrian and bicycle traffic in Poland and its share in urban modal split. It identifies and describes the main sources of risks to pedestrian and cycle safety. Recommendations are proposed on how to ensure that pedestrians and cyclists can use traffic safely.
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