GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS AIDED TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ANALYSIS CASE STUDY: CITY OF ERZURUM NORTH RING ROAD


Codur M. Y. , ATALAY A., TORTUM A., Doğru A. Ö.

2nd International Conference on Traffic and Transport Engineering (ICTTE), Belgrade, Serbia And Montenegro, 27 - 28 November 2014, pp.336-342 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Belgrade
  • Country: Serbia And Montenegro
  • Page Numbers: pp.336-342

Abstract

The population growth in developing World, technological development and urbanization is directly connected with the systems of transportation. Although transportation sector offers pretty much alternatives nowadays, people heavily prefer to highway transportation mode in the east of Turkey. The studies which have been done for providing road safety decrease traffic accidents. Geographical Information System (GIS) technology has been a popular tool for accident data and analysis of black spots in highways. Many traffic agencies have been using GIS for accident analysis. Accident analysis studies aim at the identification of high rate accident locations and safety deficient areas on the highways. A case study, using GIS aided traffic accident analysis for The North Ring Road of Erzurum/Turkey were developed by using the historical data, between 2005 and 2012. In conclusion, this study focused on the practicability of the GIS with the maps for traffic safety analysis.