Evaluating Urban Quality: Indicators and Assessment Tools for Smart Sustainable Cities
2.1. Methodology and Objectives of Urban Quality Evaluation
2.2. Designing of the Indicators Criteria
2.3. The Case Study of Cagliari (Italy)
2.4. Identification of a Shortlist of Indicators
Conflicts of Interest
References and Note
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|Use and fruition||Accessibility||Traffic accessibility|
|Accessibility for people with disabilities|
|Flexibility and functionality||Services for people with disabilities|
|Multifunctional and sustainable urban equipment|
|Minimum service provided||Availability of services and equipment|
|Availability of waste container|
|Health and wellbeing||Emotional wellbeing||Presence of green areas|
|Attractiveness of living place|
|Quality of Street lighting|
|Easy mobility services|
|Quality of life||Urban traffic noise pollution|
|Livability and sustainability of public spaces|
|Presence of spaces, services and activities|
|Sustainable daycare and healthcare services|
|Social wellbeing||Spaces, services and activities suitable for children|
|Provision of services or activities for particular group|
|Economic opportunity and social inclusion|
|Perception of security|
|Appearance||Environment characteristics||Quality of urban landscape|
|Built environment characteristics||Urban design maintenance|
|Quality of housing and urban-esthetic characteristics|
|Management||Efficiency of primary services||Waste management|
|Efficiency of the urban maintenance services|
|Environment||Soil pollution||Protection of Cultural Heritage|
|Respect of local landscape and environment|
|Street and public areas cleaning|
|Waste disposal provided and sustainable recycling solutions|
|Access to clean water|
|Safety and security||Security systems||Lighting and security control|
|Smart crime prevention||Social security level|
|Risk of natural disaster||Probability of natural disaster|
|Name||Green space in urban areas|
|Description||Public spaces like parks, gardens, squares and sport areas|
|Method of measurement||Calculation|
|Unit||square meters of green areas/total number of inhabitants|
|Category||Health and Wellbeing|
|Census Section||Category||Indicator||Sub-Indicator||Score Sub-Indicator||Total Score Indicator||Total Score Category|
|286||Use and Fruition||Accessibility||Pedestrian|
|Accessibility for people with disabilities||4||30|
|Flexibility and functionality||Service for people with disabilities||8|
|Multifunctional and sustainable urban equipment||14|
|Minimun service provided||Availability of service and equipment||24|
|Availability of waste container||6|
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