Pedestrian Spaces

Pedestrianization or pedestrian ways development can be defined as reduction process or even removal process of cars traffic in particular street that continued with paved street development, added some street furniture and another details (Hall and Has-Klaus, 1985 in Chiquetto, 1997). Facility improvement aimed to increase accessibility and mobility of pedestrian by improving environmental attraction trough aesthetic aspect. These kinds of improvement usually do in central area with high density and integrated with commercial district.
A good pedestrian ways could reduce people dependency towards motorize vehicle, improving trips number, increasing the environmental balance, created new commercial areas, and basically improving the air quality (Shirvani, 1985). The existence of pedestrian ways has to be able to adapt with the future changes. Balance between pedestrian access and vehicle access must be reach to keep the sustainability of another activity that related with public services, but still has to concern about security factors for both sides.

Chiquetto, Sergio.1997.The Enviromental Impact from The Implementation of a Pedeztrianitation Scheme. Transport Res-D, Vol.2.2, pp.133-146.

Shirvani, Hamid.1985. The Urban Design Process. Canada Publishing Cooperation : United State of America.

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Location: Malaysia

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Location: Singapore

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