Pedestrian Crosswalk Design based on the Assessment of Driver Recognition

운전자 인지특성 분석을 통한 횡단보도 디자인 연구

  • Lee, Juyoung (Department of Landscape Architecture, Hankyong National University)
  • 이주영 (국립한경대학교 조경학과)
  • Received : 2020.02.04
  • Accepted : 2020.03.03
  • Published : 2020.04.30


With the increasing role of environmental design in promoting urban safety, new design attempts have been made to improve pedestrian safety in crosswalks. This study proposes an evidence-based design solution for improving crosswalk function by conducting simulations and field experiments. Drivers with more than one-year driving experience participated in this study. Four different crosswalk design patterns were prepared: (1) a zebra pattern, (2) zebra pattern with colored triangles, (3) 3D pattern, and (4) art pattern with unique colors and design. The results supported that the zebra pattern with colored triangles could be the most effective solution for crosswalk design by increasing visibility, attention, deceleration, and landscape aesthetics. This study provided objective data to support the performance of various crosswalk patterns and suggested the need to reevaluate the present crosswalk design guidelines.


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