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Table 1 Changes to the built environment

From: How do changes to the built environment influence walking behaviors? a longitudinal study within a university campus in Hong Kong

  Amount
Changes to land use  
Increased number of buildings 14
Increased work areaa 49216 m2
Increased life areab 59288 m2
Changes to pedestrian network  
Increased and repaired pedestrian network distance 2595 meters
Increased pedestrian network intersections 22
Increased (new/addition of) escalatorc 1
Changes to bus schedules  
Increased bus stations 3
Changes to regular campus busd stops 25
Changes to middle-class campus buse stops −18
Changes in population density  
Increased population 3456 persons (30% more)
  1. awork area = includes buildings containing classrooms, laboratories and libraries.
  2. blife area = includes buildings containing canteens, dormitories, public open space, and sport centers.
  3. cIncreased (new/addition of) escalator: before changes to the built environment, there were no escalators; a new outdoor escalator was installed for the purpose of facilitating engagement of the hilly topography at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  4. d‘Regular bus’ are those available for all university staff, postgraduates and undergraduates.
  5. e‘Middle-class bus’ are those available for undergraduates and commuters.