Measuring the accessibility of urban park by using GIS Techniques: A case study of Bahawalpur City, Pakistan

M. M. ANWAR, J. H. BREUSTE, H. KANEKIYO, T. AHMAD, M. RANI

Abstract


Neighborhood parks give perfect open spaces to relaxation time physical movement and essential venues to advance populace level physical action. The point of the study is to quantify the availability of the urban stops through GIS methods taking into account an arranged street system served region and spatial nearness to stop guests. Two Urban Parks were chosen to attain to the points of the study. The name of park A is Jinnah Park Bahawalpur and the name of park B is Women Park Bahawalpur. The specimens of 200 polls were filled from both the recreation center guests to gauge the openness of parks. The gathered information is examined through SPSS programming by utilizing chi-square and connection strategies. The geometrically amended zone of the both parks was digitized and figured the separation. Digitized and ordered the street system information base on the separation the recreation center for system examination. System investigation method is utilized to compute the recreation center administration territory, guests and spatial closeness to stops. The study uncovers that the constrained administration range and availability of the recreation center inside the study region. The significant administration territory of both parks is 2 Km and the minor administration zone is 3 to 4 Km which is lacking for a reasonable City. Present study constitutes the capacity of GIS in evaluating the current neighborhood park offices in Bahawalpur City. The system administration zone examination gave exact results to inspect the availability levels. The legislature ought to make a move in light of rising to expand the urban parks for maintainability.

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