Assessment of factors influencing walkability in shopping streets of tourism cities: case of Bursa, Turkey


Arslan T., DURAK S., Gebesce F. D. , Balcik B.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM CITIES, vol.4, no.3, pp.330-341, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/ijtc-11-2017-0071
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM CITIES
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.330-341
  • Keywords: Tourism, Walkability, Bursa, Shopping streets, Historic city centre, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, WALKING, CITY

Abstract

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify the principal factors affecting walkability from the viewpoint of the inhabitants of Bursa. It is intended to discover whether inhabitants' conception of factors affecting walkability complies with the factors identified by the authors in regard to literature review.