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Standardization of sidewalks for people with disabilities: A case study to increase Transport safety

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Year: 2019
COI code: ICSAU06_0841
Paper Language: English

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Authors Standardization of sidewalks for people with disabilities: A case study to increase Transport safety

fatemeh pirvandmouri - Depatrman of Urban Planing and Architecture, Tehran Center Baranch , Islamic Azad Univercity, Tehran, Iran


All people in the community need to be in the environment around them and communicate with each other. In order to make this connection, the sidewalk is the basic unit of mobility within our overall system of transportation urban environment in order to be able to access the spaces around them, but Sidewalks should be designed to serve all users. This includes children, older people, and people using wheelchairs and other assistive devices. Disabled people present very serious problems and a number of factors impact on their transport safety. The design of sidewalk environments is important but is particularly important to those with disabilities. Traditionally, design parameters have been based on the standard pedestrian, an agile person with good vision, hearing, and mobility. The study relies on surveys (observation and questionnaires) and software, as well as the classification and analysis of sidewalk distresses. To validate the method, a case study of a Taleghani Street in Shushtar, Iran, was carried out.sidewalks design and operation must comply with the accessibility standards to reduce the problems of traffic disabilities in this area. The lack of safety for people with disabilities is so sad issue and ignoring this problems cause Stay at home mom (SAHM) depression. This study provides solutions and Returns them to community activists.


Transportsafety, sidewalks, disabilities, standard pedestrian

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