Sustainable Urban Corridors in Khartoum Case of Mohammed Najeeb Street
This article aims at measuring the sustainability of the streets of Khartoum using the Pedestrian Environmental Quality Index (P.E.Q.I.). This index has six categories: Intersection safety; traffic; street design; perceived safety; land use; and perceived walkability. Each category has several items. As a case study, Mohammed Najeeb main street is studied since it represents main streets in Khartoum. Results show that the sustainability standard of the studied street is below average (40%). Conclusions are written. And recommendations are drawn.
Richard Dowling Associates, Inc. (2016). Oakland, CA, NCHRP, Document 128, Multimodal Level of Service Analysis for Urban Streets: Users Guide, The National Academies Press.
National association of city transportation officials (NACTO) and the global designing cities Initiative. (2014). Global street design guide, Island Press.
San Francisco Department of Public Health. (2008). Pedestrian-Environmental-Quality-Index-Part-I.pdf.
John V. Thomas. (2012). US EPA Brian Bochner, Practical Approaches to Sustainable Streets, Texas Transportation Institute.
Reeman Mohammed Rehan. (2019). Sustainable streetscape as an effective tool in sustainable urban design. HBRC Journal, 9(2), 173-186.
City of Vancouver. (2018). Streetscape design guidelines.
3EIP Associates. (2006). Sustainable streetscape green & livable open space. Valley Boulevard Neighborhoods Sustainability Plan, Los Angeles, pp. 152–157.
RRM Design Group & San Luis Obispo. (2007). CA strategic plan. In: Commons C. Urban Design and Streetscape Plan, Camarillo, pp. 61–63.
Ellen J. Greenberg. (2009). Sustainable streets. USA: Transportation Research Board..
Street Scsapes. (2003 Nov). Streetscape guidelines. Available at: https://www.chicago.gov/dam/city/depts/cdot/Streetscape_Design_Guidelines.pdf.
IBI Group, City of Cambridge. (2012 June). Streetscape plan and urban design guidelines for Preston town.
John V. Thomas et al. (2012 June). Practical approaches to sustainable streets Texas transportation institute.
Road and Transport Authority, Government of Dubai. (2019 Jul). A guide to safe driving.
Cliff Moughtin. (2003). Urban design: Street and square. (3rd ed.). New York: Architectural Press.
Timothy A. Bevan et al. (2007). Sustainable urban street design and assessment. In: Third Urban Street Symposium, Washington, pp. 6– 8.
El-Sayed Bushra. (1976). Atlas of Khartoum conurbation, Khartoum University Press.
Google Maps Satellite View.
Copyright (c) 2021 International Journal of Engineering and Management Research
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.