A Region that Pedestrianized: Antalya Cumhuriyet Avenue

Cinar Altinacekic H. S. , Doktur B.

KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF FORESTRY FACULTY, vol.17, no.1, pp.57-68, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.17475/kastorman.296494
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-68


Safe, comfortable and accesible areas for the society interaction are the most important components for sustainable and inhabitable cities. Therefore its necessary in economic, aestethic and social way to provide areas that are free from vehicular traffic, act like an attraction point and give priority to pedestrians in urban areas. For the sustainability of the pedestrian zone that exists or thought to be restructured, citizen participation to the planning and designing process is a rational method to determine the needs and suggestions. In this context, the questions (the utilization purpose and frequency of this avenue, the transportation type, the impact of the area, missing pieces and events, etc.) that prepared from the observations, studies, photo shoots and surveys are directed to 100 people from different gender, age and proffesions about Cumhuriyet Avenue that takes places in the city center of Antalya. In the example of Cumhuriyet Avenue with determining the physical and social environmental datas and the comments and requests of users, user satisfaction analized and avaluated through the user opinions, suggestions are made for the research zone, which is one of the most important pedestrian zones of Antalya city center.