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Counting Motorcycles Final Report [2010]‏

February 3, 2010

http://rip.trb.org/browse/dproject.asp?n=25029

Counting Motorcycles
http://www.trb.org/TRBNet/ProjectDisplay.asp?ProjectID=2639
Record Type: RiP [Research in Progress]

Motorcycle safety is receiving increased attention because of dramatic increases in motorcycle ridership and crash rates are increasing significantly.  As transportation safety professionals increase their focus on motorcycle safety, questions about the quality of data related to state motorcycle miles traveled (VMT) are arising. Off-the-shelf vehicle classification systems often are unable to capture motorcycle traffic accurately and equipment vendors have traditionally not addressed this deficiency. The final report that identifies cost effective practices to produce acceptable motorcycle traffic counts.
Start date: 2009/4/29
End date: 2010/2/1
Status: Completed
Contract/Grant Number: Project 8-36, Task 92
Total Dollars: 50000
Source Organization: Transportation Research Board
Date Added: 02/02/2010

NOTE:  Counting Motorcycles Final Report

PDF 65 pages:

http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/docs/NCHRP08-36(92)_FR.pdf

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