publication . Article . 2014

Assessing Pedestrian Accessibility to Green Space Using Gis

Tudor MORAR; Radu RADOSLAV; Luiza Cecilia SPIRIDON; Lidia PĂCURAR;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2014 Journal: Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences (issn: 1842-2845, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Babes Bolyai University
Abstract
<p>This paper aims at comparing the parameter of green space per capita currently requested by the Romanian legislation to accessible green space per capita. The comparison is undertaken through a Geographic Information System methodology that uses publicly available data to evaluate actual population numbers with pedestrian access to parks and green squares. Using the city of Timișoara as a case study, population is divided into three main groups according to neigh borhood type in order to investigate the urban planning implications of residential typologies in relation to green space. Two scenarios are compared, namely the existing situation which describes ac...
Subjects
free text keywords: accessibility, gis, urban parks, network analysis, qol, Political institutions and public administration (General), JF20-2112
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