Travel Safety Fear Factor among Vulnerable Group of Travelers: The Urban Scenario

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Journal Article

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planning - personal safety/crime, place - asia, ridership - perceptions


Women travelling safety, Age of women travelling, Time of women travelling, Travel safety


Having known the fact that crime against women is at an alarming rate, poor public transport supply had further worsened the problem. This is especially true for many working women who have no choice but to travel using public transport to their work place in an urban area. The design of the public transport as to meet their travelling needs is still lacking in Malaysian urban scenarios. This has resulted in a higher rate of feeling unsafe while travelling to work which is a concern among these vulnerable travellers. Tapping on age and time of travelling, women travelling safety is further analyze.


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