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Factors that influence walking as travel mode choice


Lam, Siew Hwoi and Ooi, Yee Fan and Wong, Han Chang and Abdul Hanan, Suhaila (2015) Factors that influence walking as travel mode choice. In: Symposium on Technology Management and Logistics (STMLGoGreen), 8-9 December 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Walking is considered as one type of physical activities that is environmentally friendly, cost effective and it able shape a healthier body. However, the increase number of motorized vehicles shows that motorized vehicle is the popular travel mode among all although walking is considered as sustainable transport.This research investigated factors that may influence the walking as a travel mode among students.Quantitative methods were applied to examine the relationships between factors that affect the decision of students and walking as their travel mode choice.The findings suggest that pedestrian facilities, pedestrian safety, travel behaviour and accessibility and connectivity are important factors to encourage students to choose walking as their travel mode on the campus.Therefore, these factors should be considered when planning a project to improve pedestrian facilities on campus.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789670910178 Organized By: School Of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Collaboration With: Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Walking, Pedestrian Facilities, Pedestrian Safety, Human Behaviour, Accessibility and Connectivity
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mdm. Suhaila Abdul Hanan
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2016 01:59
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2016 01:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/19390

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