Safe Crossing Project - Potentially unsafe pedestrian crossings in Luxembourg-City

Updated on November 9, 2021 — Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0

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Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 4.0
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61706dbb9b7c75755f0fe379

Temporality

Temporal coverage
2021/06 to 2021/08
Frequency
Irregular
Creation date
October 20, 2021
Latest resource update
November 9, 2021

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Description

Project description - At a glance

Safe Crossing is a project based on a crowd-sourced effort to assess if the setup of pedestrian crossings in Luxembourg-City complies with the Code de la Route.

Specifically, the project aimed at finding out whether Articles 164(2.)(e) & 166(h) of the Code de la Route were respected. This means, generally speaking, that no designated parking spot is allowed to be placed within 5 metres of a pedestrian crossing. In practice, many pedestrian crossings are setup in a way that violates this rule.

Results:

  • A total of 1787 pedestrian crossings were analysed.
  • The setup of 475 (27%) crossings is likely in violation of the Code de la Route
  • For 162 (9%) crossings, no assessment was possible

The remaining 1150 (64%) pedestrian crossings have been assessed as being in compliance with the Code de la Route.

This means that almsost a third of all pedestrian crossings in the City of Luxembourg may not be setup according to the rules of the law.

--- Please visit the project homepage for much more details about how the data was generated and the motivation behind the project. ---

The data can be downloaded as GeoJSON or visualised on a map on the project homepage.

Project homepage (map viewer and more information): https://zug.lu/safe-crossing

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