Walkable in Order to be Liveable

  • Shuhana Shamsuddin Department of Civil Engineering, UTM Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Malaysia
  • Nur Rasyiqah Abu Hassan Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment University Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Siti Fatimah Ilani Bilyamin Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment University Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Abstract


There are many discussions about the concept of a livable city and this has lead to the existence of  the ranking system. Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) is one of the organizations which promotes the liveability criteria. Despite all criteria chosen, walkable environment is one of the elements that could promote a city to be liveable. This paper will discuss the role of walkable environment in making Kuala Lumpur a liveable city and how the citizens this concept is applied in their daily lives.


Keywords: Liveable city; walkable; Sustainable transportation.


eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


 

Published
2018-03-16
How to Cite
SHAMSUDDIN, Shuhana; ABU HASSAN, Nur Rasyiqah; ILANI BILYAMIN, Siti Fatimah. Walkable in Order to be Liveable. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 7, p. 165-172, mar. 2018. ISSN 2514-7528. Available at: <https://jabs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/jABs/article/view/269>. Date accessed: 21 aug. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v3i7.269.
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