Pedestrians using mobile phones are distracted and less aware of information in the environment that surrounds them.
Increase Security-Safely/Perceived Security-Safety
Senior citizens are being injured on escalators more frequently now than in the past.
Laypeople and professionals may have different opinions about the design of the same housing development.
Measures to make it more pleasant to walk along streets can also calm traffic, making the pedestrian experience both more enjoyable and safer.
Two pilot studies provide interesting insight into how people feel about active and passive antiterrorism measures.
Removing physical barriers separating pedestrians from automobiles can increase pedestrian safety by making both pedestrians and drivers more alert to potentially dangerous situations.
The space syntax community continues to actively research human interaction by studying how people move and behave in buildings, neighborhoods, and cities.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) used case studies and interviews with content experts to develop guidelines for risk-aware and not risk-averse design of public spaces.
People talking on cell phones as they walk are not as aware of the environments they are passing through as people not talking on cell phones while walking.
Adolescents and young adults take more risks than older and younger individuals because they are unable to effectively regulate their risk taking impulses.