I'DGO Design Guides are based on evidence from our two phases of research. They have been cited by the World Health Organization in its international guide to creating Global Age-Friendly Cities (WHO, 2007) and by the UK Departments of Transport and Communities and Local Government. They are a toolkit for those who plan, design and maintain the public realm but can be used by everyone, for all sorts of reasons, to assess the ‘walkability’ of their local neighbourhood and the wider built environment. They summarise, and complement, related policy and guidance by the four UK governments, local authorities and interest groups.
There are two suites of guidance: one on open spaces; and one on streets...
The Design of Streets with Older People in Mind