Accessibility Factor of the Elderly in Achieve Mobility Requirements: Case Study in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Authors

  • Harifah Mohd Noor Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University Malaysia Sabah,Malaysia,
  • Chai Ai Jing Center for Postgraduate Studies, University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia, 3Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University Malaysia
  • Jurry Foo Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
  • Adilah Md Ramli Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
  • Joko Sulistyo Faculty of Tourism, Ciputra University, Surabaya, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i20.3444

Abstract

The Ageing Population is a phenomenon that arises in global countries due to modernization and globalization. The elderly will be marginalized when travelling less due to the inaccessibility to the essential need later in life. This research examines the accessibility factor related to the travel pattern of the elderly. Factor Analysis is used to analyze 29 parameters of the element implemented accessibility towards their living requirements. This study developed four main factors: personal, land use, transportation facilities, and temporal. The research *ndings can assist the government and various agencies in implementing policies and strategies to ful*l the mobility needs of the elderly.

Keywords: Accessibility; the elderly; land use; mobility

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2022. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-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/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i20.3444

Published

2022-06-30

How to Cite

Mohd Noor, H. ., Ai Jing, C. ., Foo, J. ., Md Ramli, A. ., & Sulistyo, J. . (2022). Accessibility Factor of the Elderly in Achieve Mobility Requirements: Case Study in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(20), 169-177. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i20.3444

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