Dimensions Underlying Local People's Preference of Street Characteristics for Walking

Jenny Ernawati
2016 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This study aims to explore underlying dimensions of local people's preference of street characteristics for walking, with the town of Malang Indonesia as the case study. This study employed survey research method using a set of instruments consisting of a self-administered questionnaire applying multiple rating scale technique. Three hundred respondents were randomly selected using multistage random sampling method. Descriptive statistics and factor analysis were employed to answer the research
more » ... answer the research questions. Results indicated that there are five underlying dimensions of street characteristics for walking i.e. the Quality of Pedestrian Facilities, Neighborhood Aesthetics, Green Space, The Presence of Human Activities, and Neighborhood Safety. The five factors account for 51.7% of the variance in local people's preference of street characteristics for walking.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2016.10.264 fatcat:waswlu6xlvdjhmwnc26dxh2ykq