ICTCT

"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

LEDEN, Lars Gunnar

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in Gothenburg, Sweden 1948

Qualifications

• Research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (since 1983)
• Adjunct Professor at Luleå University of Technology (LTU), Sweden (since 1997).

Professional activities

• 2009-2011 Partner in EU project 2beSAFE “2-wheeler behaviour and safety” /www.2besafe.eu/
• 2006-2008 Post-doc student within the European Network of Excellence HUMANIST

Main areas of interest

• Safety of vulnerable road users
• Cities for children
• Safe non-restrictive cycling
• ITS and vulnerable road users
• Expert judgment models

Memberships

• International Co-operation on Theories and Concepts in Traffic Safety, ICTCT www.ictct.org
• Pedestrian Quality Needs (COST 358 www.walkeurope.org).
• Trafiktekniska föreningen (The Swedish Association for Traffic Engineers)
• SVR Swedish Society of Civil and Structural Engineering

Publications

• Johansson, C., Rosander, P., Leden, L., 2011. Distance between Speed Humps and Pedestrian Crossings: Does it Matter?. Accident Analysis and Prevention 43 (2011) 1846-1851.
• Leden, L., Gårder, G. & Johansson, C., 2006. Safe pedestrian crossings for children and elderly. Accident Analysis and Prevention 38. 289-294.
• Leden, L., Wikström, P.-E., Gårder, P., Rosander, P., 2006 Safety and Acccessibility Effects of Code Modifications of an Arterial. Accident Analysis and Prevention 38 (2006) 455-461
• Leden, L., 2002. Pedestrian risk decrease with pedestrian flow . A case study based on data from signalized intersections in Hamilton, Ontario. Accident Analysis and Prevention 34 (2002) 457-464.
• Leden. L., Gårder, P. & Pulkkinnen, U., 2000, An Expert Judgment Model Applied to Estimating the Safety Effect of a Bicycle Facility. Accident Analysis and prevention, Volume 32 issue 4, pages 589-599.

Publications at ICTCT workshops

October 2005. Helsinki
Traffic environment for children and elderly as pedestrians and cyclists Click to see abstract! ABSTR
Click to download file! Paper
Click to download file! Pres
GÅRDER, Per; JOHANSSON, Charlotta; LEDEN, Lars Gunnar
2001. Caserta
Towards a method to study child pedestrian safety and mobility – short term effects from a case study in borås, sweden Click to download file! JOHANSSON, Charlotta; LEDEN, Lars Gunnar
1999. Kaiserslautern
Towards a safe environment for children – a starting point Click to download file! GÅRDER, Per; JOHANSSON, Charlotta; LEDEN, Lars Gunnar; NILSSON, Kristin; WILHELMSON, Ola
1997. Lund
Pedestrian risk decrease with pedestrian flow and increase with vehicle flow – A case study. LEDEN, Lars Gunnar
Quatitative expert judgement models – A new tool to estimate the effect of countermeasures. GÅRDER, Per; LEDEN, Lars Gunnar; PULKKINEN, Urho
1996. Zagreb
Application of a quantitative expert judgement model in traffic safety analysis – a methodological experiment Click to download file! LEDEN, Lars Gunnar; PULKKINEN, Urho
Application of a quantitative expert judgement model in traffic safety analysis – two examples showing the advantages and possibilities with the technique Click to download file! LEDEN, Lars Gunnar; PULKKINEN, Urho
October 25 – 26. 2007. Valencia
Design of bus humps Click to see abstract! ABSTR
Click to download file! Paper
Click to download file! Pres
LEDEN, Lars Gunnar
November 8 – 9. 2012. Hasselt
Improving child safety on the road network A challenge based on ITS? Click to download file!
Click to download file! Full paper
LEDEN, Lars Gunnar

Address:

Luleå University of Technology
Dept. of Traffic Engineering
Sweden
SE-97187 Luleå
Phone: +358405610517
Fax: +46 492345
E-mail: lars.leden@vtt.fi and lars.leden@ltu.se

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