Rural Design Seminar, Copenhagen 11. – 12. May 2009
Ingeniørforeningens Mødecenter (IDA), Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, København

Monday 11th May 2009
09:30 – 17:00
09:30 – 10:00 Arrival  breakfast buffet
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and introduction 
10:15 – 12:15 Two-Lane Rural Roads:
1) Capacity of two-lane roads Henning Sørensen Randi Eggen
2) Rumble strip: types, experiences and programming Roland Weber Pauli Velhonoja  Kenneth Kjemtrup

12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:45 Two Lane Rural Roads continued:
3) Transition zones rural road/urban road Puk Andersson
4) Country roads in their surroundings John Boender
14:45 – 15:15 Coffee break
15:15 – 16:45 Self-explaining Roads:
5) Road Categorisation sustainable safety John Boender
The question is how to deal with roads which have the function of distributor roads and look like access roads?
6) Road user friendly road design drivers point of view Lene Herrstedt
16:45 – 17:00 End of the day
19:00 Dinner

Tuesday 12th May 2009

08:30 – 15:00

08:30 – 09:00 Good Morning breakfast buffet
09:00 – 12:00 Design renewal:
7) Design renewal – New design guidelines in NL John Boender
8) Reduced cross section on motorways Per Strömgren
9) Cost-Effective measures for side areas Per Strömgren
10) Braking distances, friction and behavior Poul Greibe
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Roundabouts:
11) Speed reduction on rural roads Randi Eggen
12) Signals and ramp metering Per Strömgren
– alternative regulation methods
14:00 – 14:30 Coffee break
14:30 – 15:00 Other topics:
13) New Directive on Road Safety from EU Commission Per Strömgren
14) Next Seminar?

 

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