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dc.description.abstract Planning, development and design policies influence sense of safety of people to use the City centre or Central Business District (CBD) and therefore city centres can become active and vibrant during the day and night. This paper reviews past and present planning policies relevant for feeling of personal safety in the context of housing, retail, amenities, street infrastructure, building design and transportation aspects. The past development trends show that insignificant attention has been paid to people's sense of safety when using public spaces, particularly at night, a factor identified important in creating attractive city centres since 1960s. Local plans primarily refer to safety in relation to roads, accessibility and workability. Local policies also show the dominance of CCTV since the 1990s has become ubiquitous, but changes to sense of safety in urban spaces now may actually be a better reflection of planning and design decisions made over the past 20 years. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject CBD, Planning and design policies, Sense of Safety en_US
dc.title Sense of safety and planning and design policies en_US
dc.type Conference-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Town & Country Planning en_US
dc.identifier.year 2013 en_US
dc.identifier.conference Australian Sociological Association Conference en_US Melbourne en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos pp. 1 - 12 en_US

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