Colour images 8 Human Factors in Design, Safety, and Management

Problems of limited context in redesign of complex situations in infrastructures

Ellen Jagtman & Erik Wiersma, Delft University of Technology

Extra to paper in D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, R. van Egmond, and Th. Boersema (Eds.) (2005), Human Factors in Design, Safety, and Management (pp. 513 – 526). Maastricht, the Netherlands: Shaker Publishing.

Example 1: Foxriver

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Figure 1. Foxriver, situation overview

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Figure 2. View from Algonquin Road

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Figure 3. Sign for pedestrians

Example 2: The Hague

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Figure 4. The Hague, situation overview with viewpoints figure 5 (A), figure 6 (B), and figure 7 (C)

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Figure 5. view from point A (figure 4)

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Figure 6. view from point B (figure 4)

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Figure 7. view from point C (figure 4)

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Figure 8. Detour sign

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Figure 9. Contradicting signs; «no entrance» and «arrow» sign

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Figure 10. The result (in the Netherlands we usually drive on the right-hand side…)