Search for dissertations about: "PhD thesis in Urban Planning on walkability"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words PhD thesis in Urban Planning on walkability.

  1. 1. Walkability as an Urban Design Problem : Understanding the activity of walking in the urban environment

    Author : Eunyoung Choi; Lars Marcus; John Peponis; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Walkability; Pedestrian; Urban Design;

    Abstract : The planning and design of the walkable environment is receiving more and more attention for its various benefits related to public health, sustainability, economy, or social life. Therefore, there is a growing need for knowledge about the walkability of the built environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Walking as a transport mode : Examining the role of preconditions, planning aspects and personal traits for the urban pedestrian

    Author : David Lindelöw; Trafik och väg; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Walking; walkability; built environment; everyday life; transport planning; pedestrian;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis is to examine how walking as a transport mode is constructed in the planning realm, affected by the built environment and perceived by the individual. This aim is related to the following research questions: (1) How are pedestrians and walking understood, constructed and perceived in the planning context? (2) How does individual traits and the built environment affect the propensity of walking?The thesis starts off by arguing for the need of a holistic take on walking as a mode of transport (Study A). READ MORE