ICTCT

"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

BERGER, Wolfgang J.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1963 in St. Sebastian, Austria

Qualifications

  • Studies of Civil Engineering and Water Management at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur Wien)
  • 1991 degree of Civil Engineering and Water Management
  • in 1996 degree (Dr. nat. techn.); special fields: traffic safety, road and transport planning
  • since 2003: Assistant Professor

Professional activities

  • since 1991 University Assistant at the Institute for Transport Studies (Institut fuer Verkehrswesen), Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences (Department fuer Raum, Landschaft und Infrastruktur) at the aforesaid university

Memberships

  • since 1993 member of several working committees of the Austrian Research Association on Roads and Transport (Oesterreichische Forschungsgemeinschaft Straße und Verkehr FSV)
  • since 2001 head of the working committee Road Alignment and Cross-section Design

Main areas of interest

  • analysis of accident hot spots, using in-depth investigation
  • causes of accidents being connected with proceedings in human perception
  • research on information-input, transposition and reaction of road users
  • projects giving advice to town councils how to increase traffic safety
  • road capacity with the focus on the passenger-carrying capacity
  • HOV-lanes

Recent publications

http://www.rali.boku.ac.at/verkehr.html

Publications at ICTCT workshops

2003. Amersfoort/Soesterberg
Improving Traffic Safety – also a Matter of Local Governments Click to download file! BERGER, Wolfgang J.
1999. Kaiserslautern
The Use of Video Technology for Velocity Measurements – a simple method Click to download file! BERGER, Wolfgang J.; MAURER, Peter
November 5 – 6. 1998. Budapest
Raised traffic islands at city limits – their effect on speed Click to download file! (presented by Fritz Weiss); BERGER, Wolfgang J.; LINAUER, Martin
1997. Lund
Evaluation of accident black-spot redevelopment – investigated at a sample of sites. BERGER, Wolfgang J.
November 17 – 19. 2010. Den Hague
Car drivers’ attitudes towards non-signalised zebra crossings and their impact on behaviour Click to download file! BERGER, Wolfgang J.

Address:

Institute for Transport Studies
Department of Landscape, Spatial and Infrastructure Sciences
Austria
BOKU – of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
Peter Jordan-St. 82; 1190 Vienna
Phone: +43 (0)1 47654-5306
Fax: +43 (0)1 47654-5344
E-mail: w.j.berger@boku.ac.at

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