Trygghet i storstädernas transportsystem: möjligheter att identifiera kostnadseffektiva åtgärder

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Carl Magnus Berglund
Esbjörn Lindqvist
Kerstin Robertson
Lotta Schmidt

Feelings of insecurity in traffic environments may affect people's habits and may even result in that certain people avoid public places such as streets, squares, parks and public transportation. As a result of feelings of insecurity some people may avoid travelling or using a preferred mode of transportation. This report includes an inventory and analysis of the extent and the context of feelings of insecurity in traffic environments based on a literature review. Also causes and measures are included. The possibility to improve the basis for planning and development of the traffic environment for reducing feelings of insecurity is discussed. A model for structuring the city and traffic environment is suggested. The model facilitates the analyses of causes of feelings of insecurity, the identification of measures and the relevant actors. The structural levels suggested are: - city environment; - traffic environment; - vehicles/modes of transport; - other people. Many measures for improving security in city traffic environment have been identified. However, a need for development of the methodology for cost effect analyses as well as the knowledge about synergies and conflicts between objectives or groups of people has been identified.

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