Thursday, February 4, 2016

Google Street View Aids Understanding Of Pedestrian Safety, New Study Finds

Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health developed what they say is a novel method to assess how the streetscape affects the chances that walkers will be injured by drivers.
“Using Google Street View to assess intersection characteristics works as well as, if not better than visiting sites in person, at much lower cost and with fewer logistical headaches,” Stephen Mooney, a graduate student in Epidemiology and co-author of the report, said in a statement. Read more.

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