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Identifying Universal Design Factors for Reducing and Preventing Negligent Accidents in Urban Railway Station

도시철도 역사 안전사고 감소 및 예방을 위한 유니버설디자인 요소 도출

  • Received : 2015.05.26
  • Accepted : 2015.06.03
  • Published : 2015.10.01

Abstract

Negligent accidents in urban railway station not only give damages to users but also cause avoidance of public transport usage. This study aims to identify design factors in designing urban railway station for reducing and preventing negligent accidents in the station. Especially this study identifies design factors from the perspectives of universal design concept which is for all persons. This study classified negligent accidents in urban railway stations, analysed degree of danger and identified the causes of accidents. Then this study identified universal design factors based on the results of analysis on the priority of accident factors relating to negligent accidents. The results of this study can be utilized as basic data in designing urban railway station for reducing and preventing negligent accident in urban railway station.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 국토교통부

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