n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Non-motorised transport facility guidelines - accommodating people? : urban and rural engineering
|Article Title||Non-motorised transport facility guidelines - accommodating people? : urban and rural engineering|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town and 2 SMEC|
|Publication Date||Oct 2015|
|Pages||68 - 72|
Three million South Africans walk all the way to work, while another 5.4 million use public transport but also walk as part of their trip. Around 63% of learners walk the entire distance to educational institutions. When taking all trip segments into account, over 50% of trips are made up of walking. However, the provision of infrastructure for this important mode of transport is often lacking in urban and rural areas alike.
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