Measuring Neighbourhood Walkability in New Zealand Cities

Karen Witten, Suzanne Mavoa, Jamie Pearce, Peter Day
Centre for Social and Health Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Massey University
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Three measures of transport-related urban form are presented in this report: Walkability Index; Neighbourhood Destinations Accessibility Index; and a Land Use and Public Transport Accessibility Index. Two Auckland cities (North Shore and Waitakere) were used as case studies in this work, and results are presented along with Wellington and Christchurch cities. The report includes several useful maps.
Last updated: 2006-06-07