evaluation methodology

Predicting Walkability

Abstract Remit

Quantifying the quality of the walking environment is possible using the NZTA Community Street Review methodology but the required resources to undertake citywide surveys are significant.  Practically speaking, it is unrealistic to consider a local authority would undertake large area or citywide surveys.  The problem is if a local authority doesn’t understand the quality of their walking network, they may not be able to identify areas that are affecting suppressed demand, links that reduce the overall environmental success of an area, or specific el

Document Type: 
Steve Abley
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Organisation or Business: 
Abley Transportation Consultancy
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Mon a.m. late

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