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The vitality of a pedestrian street in Johor Bahru City

Ghahramanpouri, Amir and Sedaghatnia, Sepideh and Lamit, Hasanuddin and Abdullah, Ahmad Saifuddin and Rasidi, Mohd. Hisyam and Rosley, Muhamad Solehin Fitry (2015) The vitality of a pedestrian street in Johor Bahru City. In: International Joint-Conference of SENVAR-INTA-AVAN- SIA2015, 24-26 Nov, 2015, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.


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In Malaysia, similar to other parts of the world, majority of urban development occurs along the streets. On the other hand, streets involve much of public life in each city and creating successful streets has been always desired, since socially activating streets are crucial for the users and the sustainability of the cities, they belong. Considering the recent improvements of the physical contexts in a traditional street of Malaysia, this study aims to investigate the social vitality status of Meldrum Walk, in which the priority is given to non-motorised users. The main focus of the study is on the current users, the ways they participate and the activities they involve, together with the purposes of their involvement in that street. Structured behavioral observation and questionnaire survey are the two methods applied for this study.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:static user, mobile user
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:62243
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 May 2017 02:08
Last Modified:30 May 2017 02:08

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