n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Non-motorised transport facility guidelines - accommodating people? : urban and rural engineering




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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