Comparative Analysis of Existing Guidelines on the Pedestrian Facilities for Person with Disabilities (PwD)
Malaysia, being a developing nation, has actively participated in endeavours to ensure equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities through its recent legislation, the Persons with Disabilities Act 2008. However, there remains a significant challenge regarding the accessibility of pedestrian facilities for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs). It is crucial to address this issue promptly and find ways to enhance pedestrian infrastructure in order to provide comfort and satisfaction to all users, regardless of their abilities. Consequently, a framework outlining criterion for pedestrian facilities specifically designed for PwDs has been established. This research aim is to identify the existing guidelines on the pedestrian facilities. It specifically studies on Klang Valley guideline for designing a pedestrian facility especially for those PwD. This research is based on data obtained from survey questionnaire and document analysis of current guideline of Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and United Kingdom. The data was analysed to identify the existing guidelines on the pedestrian facilities. The research suggested that successful pedestrian facilities as pedestrian facilities that is comfort to be used by all users regard the ability. The results of the study also suggested that a holistic improvised to ensure that the PwD could reach any area independently. It is hope that the study can contribute to the improvement pedestrian facilities for PwD in Klang Valley.
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