Presentation on theme: "Walking and Stopping over Tactile Paving Childs, Craig R; Tyler, Nick Accessibility Research Group, UCL, London, UK."— Presentation transcript:
Walking and Stopping over Tactile Paving Childs, Craig R; Tyler, Nick Accessibility Research Group, UCL, London, UK
UK reports on Tactile Paving –17.5% neighbourhoods have poorly laid tactile paving –‘…fine provided they are in the right place and at the right angle, but so often they are not…’ IDGO, Tactile paving design, siting and laying. –5% wrong type –12% wrong colour Loo-Morrey, Tactile Paving Review.
Layout 1 ? ? ~30m 2 Edge?
Layout 2 ? ?
Previous study Revisit data for detection distance Childs et al, Shared Space Delineators : Are They Detectable?
PAMELa Pedestrian Accessibility and Movement Environment Laboratory
Surfaces Table 2 Tactile Paving Test Characteristics Test 1Test 2Test 3Test 4 Depth400mm800mm Gradientlevel 1:24level
Participants Test 1Test 2Test 3Test 4 Long Cane Guide Dog0636 None7384 Participants Trials
'walk towards me stopping if you detect change in surface otherwise keep walking at your normal walking pace' Task
Results Guide dog Fail n Long Cane None 800mm 800mm 1:24 400mm 800mm 800mm 1:24 400mm 800mm 800mm 1:24