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Initiatives and intervention in promoting pedestrianization in the historic city of Melaka, Malaysia - page 20 / 21





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Interventions by the local authority to improve pedestrian activities must use an integrated approach to problem solving and must meet the utmost desire of the community. The insistence on smart partnership approaches to sustainable development must be one of the salient points that can promote the neighbourhood as a popular tourist destination. Attention to details, not only in the history of the place, but also the aesthetic components of the built form should be further enhanced. A detailed study on pedestrian behavioral preferences in experiencing the place is still required in order to determine the ideal techniques, strategies and programmes for future developments. Hopefully, greater community participation with the local governmental bodies would be able to generate a more responsive environment that highlights the importance of pedestrian activities in the public realm.


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