Table 1

Characteristics of the 288 signalised intersections under investigation

Continuous variablesRangeMeanSD
Dependent variable
  Pedestrian crashes during 2010–2012Min: 0; max: 183.483.59
Exposure
  Average daily traffic (103 vehicles)Min: 4.29; max: 343.4432.3826.21
  Average daily crossing pedestrians (103 pedestrians)Min: 0.29; max: 340.1138.7748.51
Geometric characteristics
  Number of approachesMin: 1; max: 43.020.76
  Number of approach lanesMin: 1; max: 187.703.66
  Average lane width (m)Min: 2.47; max: 6.853.460.47
  Number of traffic streamsMin: 1; max: 124.742.25
  Number of pedestrian streamsMin: 1; max: 103.581.84
  Number of pedestrian-vehicle conflict pointsMin: 0; max: 4612.017.86
Signal phasing scheme
  No. of signal stagesMin: 2; max: 73.130.87
  Cycle time (s)Min: 48; max: 241105.9222.86
Categorical variables Attributes Count Proportion (%)
Presence of one-way streetYes15353.82
No13546.18
Presence of sidewalksYes
No
288
0
100
0
Presence of marked crosswalksAll crosswalks marked
Some crosswalks marked
None
213
73
2
73.96
25.35
0.69
Presence of pedestrian crossing signalsAll crosswalks signalised
Some crosswalks signalised
None
238
48
2
82.64
16.67
0.69
Presence of pedestrian barriersFor all sidewalks
For some sidewalks
None
174
113
1
60.42
39.24
0.35
Presence of pedestrian refuge islandsYes
No
240
48
83.33
16.67
Presence of raised mediansFor all approaches
For some approaches
None
51
131
106
17.71
45.49
36.80
Presence of curb extensionYes
No
109
179
37.85
62.15
Presence of curb parkingYes
No
104
184
36.11
63.89
Presence of overpass or underpassYes
No
49
239
17.01
82.99
Presence of trees on roadsidesYes
No
232
56
80.60
19.40
Presence of street lightsYes
No
288
0
100
0
Presence of bus stopsHarbour shaped
Non-harbour shaped
None
40
81
167
13.89
28.13
57.98
Presence of tram tailsYes
No
30
258
10.42
89.58
Presence of tram stopsYes
No
18
270
6.25
93.75
Presence of metro entrancesYes
No
27
261
9.38
90.62
Presence of metro guiding signsYes
No
123
162
41.71
57.29
Presence of ground floor shopsYes
No
171
117
59.38
40.63
Presence of playgroundsYes
No
138
150
47.92
52.08
Presence of schoolsYes
No
180
108
62.50
37.50