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Parents Perception toward Road Safety Related to the Potential of Cycling to School in Urban Area

Martanto Adji, Bayu and Rehan Karim, Mohamed and Istijono , Bambang Istijono and Ophiyandri, Taufika (2016) Parents Perception toward Road Safety Related to the Potential of Cycling to School in Urban Area. international Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering, 09 (03). pp. 235-243. ISSN 0974-5904

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Abstract

This study focuses on parents’ perception on road safety with regards to potentially consider cycling to school as a mode of transportation in Taman Medan, within the Petaling Jaya Municipal area in Selangor, Malaysia. The data was obtained from a set of questionnaires, from two hundred and fifty five (n = 255) respondents whom participated in this study. The parents’ concerns on road safety as are the reason why most parents do not allow their children to cycle to school. Road safety concerns are also explored with regards to the cycling facilities along the route to schools that was suggested, the majority of parents suggested on the exclusive bike path facilities for their children cycling to school. Finally, parents will only allow their children to cycle to school if the distance is within 500 meters.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Unit atau Lembaga: Fakultas Teknik > Teknik Sipil
Depositing User: Administrator Repository
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 03:47
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2016 04:20
URI: http://repository.unand.ac.id/id/eprint/23778

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