Walkable communities and pedestrian safety-1

Document Type : Original research papers


department of architecture, faculty of engineering ,delta university for science and technology


Communities all around the world have a growing concern and need to make it possible for people to walk more frequently, to more places, and to feel safe while doing so, whether for leisure or practical reasons.
Increasing the number of individuals who walk will improve physical health, reduce air pollution and traffic congestion, and give support for more walkable communities and neighborhoods, among other benefits.
a neighborhood that is walkable, prioritizes people over cars, and is constructed on a human scale. It promotes a diverse, dynamic, enjoyable, healthy, and cozy setting for living and strolling. It reinstates rights for those who are most in need, with a special emphasis on kids and those with disabilities. Where stores and services in a community that is walkable are accessible by foot.
By creating walkable towns and neighborhoods the number of car trips and the number of people who use them will be reduced, which will reduce air pollution, noise pollution, and CO2 emissions. The wellbeing of the residents will undoubtedly change, and their social lives will be improved, if there are fewer cars on the street and more green spaces, pedestrian walkways, and bicycle lanes are constructed on a portion of the street.
Walking communities are less likely to be classified as "unsafe communities.
This study will address how walkable communities can improve welfare and pedestrian safety by promoting walking behavior that perceive walkability and its relation to safety, as well as the importance of public awareness policies that promote walkability


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