Crime and Safety among Women Travellers in Kuala Lumpur City
Keywords:Crime, Travel safety, Vulnerable commuters, Urban environment
Fighting with a high level of fear every day while travelling to work, had put the desire for them to switch from public to private transport usage if they have a choice. Main aim of the study is to determine the interaction of a few urban design factors and transport service characteristics to further analyze on the issue of safety of women travellers. A quantitative method were considered, where a passengers bus survey is use as a form of data collection. This study contributes to improve the current urban design and service provision policy in creating a safer environment for many women commuters.
Keywords: Crime;Travel safety; Vulnerable commuters; Urban environment
eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
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