Traffic Perception in Eskişehir Province

Karacasu M., Altın Yavuz A., Ergül B., Akalın K. B.

IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, vol.44, no.5, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
  • Journal Indexes: Aqualine, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Compendex, INSPEC, Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


With the rapid growth of the world population that is becoming increasingly the use of motor vehicles. Also, due to technological advances that have become more accessible to a case having a motor vehicle. However, these developments have led to the emergence of some problems. Especially, highways of serious accidents occurred in transportation, to investigate measures that can be taken and identification of the problem is an important issue in Turkey. First, you need to identify the individual's perception of traffic. This process is important to identify gaps in the application. This study was planned and carried out in order to measure the traffic perceptions of living in Eskisehir Province. For this purpose, a questionnaire aimed at determining demographic and socio-economic characteristics and attitudes of the individual's perception of traffic was prepared. Data sets were analysed by factor analysis known as one of the most known multivariate statistical analysis techniques. The result of analysis obtained over the dimensions, traffic perceptions of individual's in Eşkisehir Province modelled. Looking for solutions for the traffic problem in institutions of the Eşkisehir Province has obtained a series of results that could benefit in creating attitudes and behaviours about traffic.