Wafaa Saleh

Professor of Transport Engineering

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Room E46
Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
EH10 5DT

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    Recent Projects

    It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such as disability, rehabilitation, and unemployment due to traffic accident injuries.
    The project is to investigate & model travel behaviour & investigate attitudes for HH in Saudi Arabia (SA) taking. Although there have been a large number of research investigations in the area of travel behaviour, there is a huge lack of studies in this area in SA.
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    PhD Project Involvement

    Eva Martinez (PhD 2007-)
    Modelling the effects of road tolling in microsimulation models.
    R. Alahmadi (PhD 2006-)
    Modelling the relationship between pilgrim pedestrian casualties and land use type: a case study of Ad Madinah Al Monawarah.
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    Recent Publications

    Al-Atawi, Attyah M., Kumar, R., Saleh, W. (2014, August 2014). Traffic accidents reductions in Saudi Arabia: Barriers and the way forward. Paper presented at WASD 12th International Conference, Le Meridian Versailles - Montreal, Canada.

    Kumar, R., Parida, P., Saleh, W. (2014). Effect of type of lead vehicle on following headway behaviour in mixed traffic. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 11, (1), pp.28 - 43.

    Kumar, R., Parida, P., Shukla, S., Saleh, W. (2014, August 2014). Idling emission at signalised intersection- A case study in Delhi. Paper presented at WASD 2014 International Conference, Le Meridian Versailles - Montreal, Canada.

    Kumar, R., Saleh, W., Ocana, L. (2014, ). Impact of motorcycle’s driving behaviour on fuel consumption and emissions. Paper presented at 46th Annual UTSG Conference, New Castle University.

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