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Pedestrian Footpath Level of Service (FOOT-LOS) Model for Johor Bahru

Daniel, Basil David and Mohamad Nor, Siti Naquiyah and Md Rohani, Munzilah and Prasetijo, Joewono and Aman, Mohamad Yusri and Ambak, Kamarudin (2016) Pedestrian Footpath Level of Service (FOOT-LOS) Model for Johor Bahru. In: The 3rd International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability (IConCEES 2015).

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Abstract

Pedestrian level of service (LOS) is an overall measure of walking conditions on a route, path, or facility. This is linked directly to factors that affect mobility, comfort and safety, reflecting pedestrian’s perceptions of the degree to which the facility is pedestrian-friendly. A unique model called FOOT-LOS (short for pedestrian footpath level of service) was developed to facilitate the LOS measurement. The factors considered fall into three categories; physical, location and user attributes. Pedestrian conditions can be described through a grading system, i.e. from LOS A (ideal pedestrian condition) to LOS F (unsuitable pedestrian condition), based on an assessment of the factors affecting LOS. The assessment includes desktop and on-site assessment of LOS factors. The development of the model involved an iterative process that included testing and refinement. The research undertaken and the LOS model developed provide a sound basis for the measurement of LOS for pedestrian footpaths. The model not only provides a methodology for determining LOS, but also determines which factors predominantly contribute to the LOS of pedestrian footpaths.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2020 04:19
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2020 04:19
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12838
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