Tag Archives: Rail transit stations

Reconsidering the Effects of Blue-light Installation for Prevention of Railway Suicides

Posted ago by zavacki

A recent preliminary communication suggested that the calming effect of blue lights installed at the ends of railway platforms in Japan reduced suicides by 84%. This estimate is potentially misleading from an epidemiological point of view and is reconsidered in …

Pedestrian Street Crossing Behavior Near an At-Grade Transit Stop in an Urban Center When a Train is Present

Posted ago by zavacki

Urban centers often have public transportation stations near busy streets, in locations where potential users may have to cross a street to board the train. Depending on the station location, the traffic and pedestrian density, and frequency of service, pedestrian …