In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association For Environmental Assessment (IAEA)

Document Type : Science - Research



The purpose of this study was to evaluate and measure the impact of environmental characteristics and socio-economic characteristics of the functional axis on the citizens' travel pattern in Hamedan city. The type of research is applied and its method is descriptive-analytical. Sample size for three functional axes (Shariati, Mirzadeh Eshghi, Sa'idieh) was determined in Hamedan region using Cochran formula (225, 290 and 265) respectively. Simple random sampling method was used. SPSS software was used to analyze the data. The results of this study showed that, apart from the characteristics and environmental characteristics of the axes and functional corridors in the spatial structure of the city, hidden factors such as socio-economic features of functional axes play a decisive role in the formation of the patterns of displacement. According to research findings, the effect of environmental characteristics on the citizens' journey pattern in these axes is more than the impact of economic and social characteristics. As a result, due to this function and related travel pattern (public transportation) as well as the influential environmental characteristics (travel distance-travel length), it is possible to provide a public transportation system in these axes and extend it to other axes.


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