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Table 1 Indicator selection

From: Using expert decision-making to establish indicators of urban friendliness for walking environments: a multidisciplinary assessment

Goal Dimension (D) Indicator (I) Consensus importance value Removed/retained
Friendly urban walking environments D1 Land use mix I1-1 Land use mix–diversity 6.27 Retained
I1-2 Land use mix–access 6.78 Retained
I1-3 Population density 5.61 Removed
D2 Street connectivity I2-1 Intersection density 5.54 Removed
I2-2 Dead-end street density 5.50 Removed
I2-3 Alternative routes 5.97 Removed
D3 Availability of walking facilities I3-1 Sidewalk material 7.40 Retained
I3-2 Wayfinding aids 6.87 Retained
I3-3 Pedestrian squares 6.38 Removed
I3-4 Barrier-free design 7.97 Retained
I3-5 Sidewalk maintenance 7.18 Retained
I3-6 Sidewalk width 8.39 Retained
I3-7 Protective equipment against the weather 6.92 Retained
I3-8 Amenities 6.82 Retained
D4 Safety I4-1 Sidewalk continuity 8.00 Retained
I4-2 Sidewalk obstructions 7.51 Retained
I4-3 Sidewalk visibility 7.70 Retained
I4-4 Parking space for motor vehicles and bicycles 6.12 Removed
I4-5 Street lighting 7.19 Retained
I4-6 Buffer between road and sidewalk 7.38 Retained
I4-7 Pedestrian crossing aids 7.05 Retained
I4-8 Traffic control facilities 6.45 Removed
I4-9 Bicycle lanes 6.68 Removed
I4-10 Fear of crime 6.72 Retained
D5 Aesthetics I5-1 Green ratio 6.92 Retained
I5-2 Building attractiveness 6.24 Retained
I5-3 Historical landscape 7.34 Retained
I5-4 Cleanliness 7.11 Retained
I5-5 Presence of trees 6.71 Retained
I5-6 Natural sights 7.00 Retained