عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Automobile accidents are increasing in Iran’s metropolises today resulting very high financial losses for families and government. Since the financial, physical, mental and social losses are irreversible and one of the most important purposes in the transportation planning is to make the intra-city traffic light it is necessary to implement effective strategiesto prevent the losses caused by intra-city accidents. Regarding this problem the main purpose of this study is the spatial analysis of intra-city accidents in Uromia city. The study also proposes proper strategies to decrease automobile accidents. This research is functional in purpose with analytic-descriptive survey method conducted in terms of spatial analysis using Geographic Information System (GIS). The population of the study is all accidents recorded by traffic police in Uromia city in 2013. The result of the Kernal Density analysis with ArcGIS software show that the most automobile accidents happened in region 1 and 3 and in the down town (region 4) and main center of accident in the city is in region 4 because this region has travel absorbing centers. In addition, according to the statistical test nearest neighborhood index, diffusion of accident points in 2013 is 0.001 and it shows that distribution of accident point follows clustered pattern in the same year.