An objective index of walkability for research and planning in the Sydney Metropolitan Region of New South Wales, Australia: an ecological study

@inproceedings{Mayne2013AnOI,
  title={An objective index of walkability for research and planning in the Sydney Metropolitan Region of New South Wales, Australia: an ecological study},
  author={Darren J Mayne and Geoffrey Gerard Morgan and Alan Willmore and Nectarios Rose and Bin B. Jalaludin and Hilary Jane Bambrick and Adrian Bauman},
  booktitle={International journal of health geographics},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Walkability describes the capacity of the built environment to support walking for various purposes. This paper describes the construction and validation of two objective walkability indexes for Sydney, Australia. METHODS Walkability indexes using residential density, intersection density, land use mix, with and without retail floor area ratio were calculated for 5,858 Sydney Census Collection Districts in a geographical information system. Associations between variables were… CONTINUE READING
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