Barcelona 2008

Workshop at Walk21 conference
in Barcelona, 7 October 2008

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The second workshop brought together users and manufacturers of automatic pedestrian counting equipment. The goal for the day was to exchange experiences, provide practical know-how and inspire the debate on counting methods. For details of the objectives see the downloadable program.

Five speakers representing users from different parts of the world talked about their experiences, user needs and requirements regarding automated counts. They were followed by six presentations of company representatives who demonstrated their counting equipment illustrating different technologies – from high volume counts in city centres to counts in parks and on hiking trails.

The user and manufacturer presentations were supplemented by in introduction into the issue of automatic counts by Daniel Sauter, Urban Mobility Research, Switzerland and a draft proposal for counting standards by Martin Wedderburn, Principle Transport Planner, Colin Buchanan, London, UK.


To download the presentations, click on the names of the presenters or on the download button.

Daniel Sauter, Urban Mobility Research, Zurich, Switzerland: Performance indicators and methods – what are the issues to be dealt with

Martin Wedderburn, Principle Transport Planner, Colin Buchanan, London, UK

Presentations by equipment users

Brett Little, Transport for London, Pedestrian Monitoring Programme, London, UK

Robyn C. Davies, Program Manager Cycling & Pedestrian Facilities, Queensland, Australia, presenting on behalf of Michael J. Langdon

Charlie Zegeer, Director Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Centre, Chapel Hill, NC., U.S.A.

Anne Glover, The Access Company, London, UK

Beatriz Huarte, Municipality of Barcelona, Department of Planning & Mobility Studies, Spain

Presentations by manufacturers

Jean-François Rheault, Project Manager, Eco-counter, Lannion, France

Diane Wehrle, Marketing Director, & Steve Booth, Commercial Director, Springboard, Milton Keynes, UK

Rainer Holsteg, Sales Manager, LASE PeCo Systemtechnik GmbH, Wesel, Germany

Alasdair & Pamela Chambers, Directors, Chambers Electronics, Inverness, UK

Manfred Krenn, Partner & Sales Manager, & Markus Clabian, Head of Business Unit, Smart Systems Austrian Research Centers GmbH, Vienna, Austria

Aliaksei Laureshyn, doctoral student, Lund University & Cognimatics AB, Lund, Sweden