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Quality of Walkability in Peunayong, Banda Aceh

Journal: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Publications (Vol.4, No. 1)

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Page : 72-80

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— Walking is an essential element of accessibility because it can increase the livability of a city. Peunayong, as a trade and service center and a heritage area, have very diverse activities with high intensity. The density of activities in Peunayong causes high vehicle accessibility which causes congestion in the area, parking onsite, which narrows the space for pedestrians and vehicles. In addition, pedestrian facilities in Peunayong still do not facilitate pedestrians because of the mixing of various activities in one lane, such as circulation, parking, and trading. In creating a pedestrianfriendly, it is necessary to plan and design good pedestrian facilities by paying attention to the characteristics of pedestrians and their district. Walkability is one of the concepts for a walkable area. The approach in this study is by adopting the walkability theory as a reference. The focus of this research is to determine the quality of Walkability in Peunayong. The method of analysis uses descriptive analysis. Those that formed walkability which will become parameters in this study are Connected, Convenient, Comfort, Convivial, Conspicuous through pedestrian paths and crossings, circulation activity, block size, spatial enclosure and human scale, open space and vegetation, street furniture, and signage

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