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Environment and Behaviour: Factors Influencing Walking in Residential Neighborhoods

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Year: 2018
COI code: IACUT04_013
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Authors Environment and Behaviour: Factors Influencing Walking in Residential Neighborhoods

Zeinab Aliyas -
Asma Askari Siahooi - Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Sara Masoudi Nezhad - Architecture Student, Department of Architecture, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran
Shekoufeh Ajam - Architecture Student, Department of Architecture, Bandar Abbas Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bandar Abbas, Iran

Abstract:

Walking is known as the most common type of physical activity that helps mental and physical health of people. In the recent years, promoting walking activity in neighborhood areas and cities become as one of the important issues in terms of sustainable cities. Therefore the study aimed to investigate the influence of fear of crime and personal barriers as social and personal factor respectively on neighborhood walking. 464 questionnaires in Bandar Baru Bangi in Malaysia was distributed to collect data and finally 424 questionnaires were qualified to be used in the study. The Smart-PLS was used to analyze the data. The findings of the study revealed that personal and fear of crime both have significant influence on the level of walking behavior in the neighborhood area. It was found that fear of crime has higher influence on walking behavior in comparison to individual factors. The finding of this study can help urban researcher and planner to know the significant influence of crime safety and individual attitudes on the level of walking activity

Keywords:

Fear of crime, Neighborhood walking, Neighborhood, Personal barriers

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