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Urban mobility: moving forward post Covid19

Bachok, Syahriah (2020) Urban mobility: moving forward post Covid19. In: #UrbanTalk: Post-Pandemic Public Space, Perspectives from Urban Design, Public Health and Urban Mobility, 25th July 2020, online. (Unpublished)

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If we looked at places like Milan and Bogota, and later on Oakland, these cities were quick to reclaim some space from cars so people can walk or cycle. But we haven’t really seen any of these measures put in place here. Why do you think that is? Our public transport system is still very KL-centric, and even then it’s still not comprehensive. Do you think that the progress of building and providing public transport infrastructure will be hampered by the pandemic, especially given the risk of crowding on public transport? Will people’s fear reduce the demand and thus the authority might see no point in developing the system? And now that we are slowly making our way back into the city, what are the possible urban mobility strategies to support the vitality of public spaces, taking into account the requirements imposed by the pandemic? And more importantly is how our local contextual conditions is taken into account? For example, our cities are not exactly mixed in terms of functions, many people actually live in suburbs. So how can urban mobility play a role in revitalising public spaces taking all these things into consideration?

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Additional Information: 3499/86526
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications > HE199.9 Passenger traffic (General)
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications > HE305 Urban transportation
T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements > TE177 Roadside development. Landscaping
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Syahriah Bachok
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2020 16:18
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2020 16:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/86526

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