Strategies for Pedestrianizing Central Business District of Sabzevar City

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Volume-46 Number-5
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Ehsan Amini, Shankar B
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V46P248


Ehsan Amini, Shankar B "Strategies for Pedestrianizing Central Business District of Sabzevar City", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V46(5),276-281 April 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Walking is increasingly gaining importanceand it is one of the oldest modes of transport between places.Every one prefers to walk as some part of every trip. However, walking has generally received little attention while planning, designing, and developing commercial areas in cities. Pedestrian movement is considered to be one of the important factors in urban planning and movement pattern of transportation system. Due to increase in number of vehicles in the CBD, the pedestrian movement has greatly affected the lifestyle of the people. While, pedestrian have significant role to economic boom, vitality and freshness of CBD area, that are faced to reduce pedestrian volume compared to vehicle volume which has increased. Besides, it is imperative that more attention to identify factors that are cause to increase pedestrian volume in CBD. The paper attempts to assesspedestrian movement pattern in the central area of Sabzevar City and propose strategies for pedestrianizing the Central Business District.


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Pedestrianizing, walking, Pedestrian Zone, Side-walk, Land Use.