CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 8487

Install Platform Tram Stops

Description: Platform stops improve this situation through the provision of passengers platforms raised to the level of low floor trams next to the tracks in the middle of the road. Passengers access the platform using signal controlled pedestrian crossings.On roads with lower traffic levels, platforms are accessed via zebra crossings at the ends of the platform.

Prior Condition: safety zone tram stops

Category: Transit

Study: Safety impacts of platform tram stops on pedestrians in mixed traffic operation: A comparison group before–after crash study, Naznin et al., 2015

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Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 0.159
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.067
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: 84.1   (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 6.7
Applicability
Crash Type: Vehicle/pedestrian
Crash Severity: K (fatal),A (serious injury)
Roadway Types: All
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Area Type: Urban
Traffic Volume:
Average Traffic Volume: 16044 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Time of Day: Not specified
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used:
Municipality: Melbourne
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Country: Australia
Type of Methodology Used: Other before/after
Sample Size (crashes): 42 crashes before, 6 crashes after
Sample Size (sites): 15 sites before, 15 sites after
Sample Size (site-years): 90 site-years before, 30 site-years after
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Mar-13-2017
Comments: CMF of pedestrian-vehicle fatal and serious injury crashes without considering passenger increment after replacing safety zone tram stops with platform stops. This study used before-after using comparison group and was adjusted by passenger volumes.