EVALUATION OF RESIDENTIAL AREA FROM A POINT OF ELDERLY PEOPLE'S WALKING ACCESSIBILITY IN LOCAL CENTER CITY

Takuya HARA, Koichi ISHIZAKA, Yoshiko OHASHI
2009 Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ)  
The purpose of this study is to develop a method to evaluate walking accessibility of elderly people including topographical aspect, and to analyze the current condition and dynamic trend of elderly people's accessibility using developed method. The results are as follows; 1. Generally, the arrival area by foot of elderly people is 10% to 25% less than youths. 2.�There is district where the accessibility is improving when being elderly, around station in suburban area, because of target faculty
more » ... change as being elderly. 3.�A measure for improving accessibility or promoting rehabitation to more convenient district is necessary in old hilly residential area, because of increasing of elderly people. 4.�Accessiblity problems won't become serious in center districts but in suburban area there is a possibility to become worth.
doi:10.3130/aija.74.129 fatcat:lzmde2vmx5bbbfuacrwzyjetwa