• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The aim of this hypothesis is to find out if the volume of traffic and pedestrian will decrease from the distance of the C.B.D (central business district).

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Doron Geography Coursework miss moon Hershkorn rough Aim: The aim of this hypothesis is to find out if the volume of traffic and pedestrian will decrease from the distance of the C.B.D (central business district). I predict that as we go further away from the C.B.D the pedestrian and traffic will decrease. I think this because in the C.B.D there are more shopping centers, a train station, a market and other facilities which tends to have more pedestrians for the reason as there is more things to do but as we go further away from the C.B.D I think that there will be less pedestrians because there isn't many big shops, markets, stations etc. ...read more.

Middle

went to St Albans to collect information for our geography coursework. Before hand in class we organized and studied several different survey's and charts including rice pots (in and out of St Albans), site recording sheet, traffic and pedestrian information and recording sheet (in and out of St Albans) and 15 copy's of an environmental quality survey on a scale of 3 = excellent and 0 = poor and a photo record sheet (to record the photos), all of these which we were ready to collect the information in St Albans. ...read more.

Conclusion

Every 75 paces we walked were named as another site. Altogether we had 15 sites and in each site we took record of the traffic and pedestrian sheet, carried out our environmental quality survey, took notes about the site and took pictures of the site. Once we had completed our 15 sites we then crossed the road so we were on the right hand side to complete the rice pots walking back towards the Town hall. We were then given a single point in our street, from this point we counted the number of pedestrians walking into town and also walking out of the town, we did this for 10 minutes, from 2:25 to 2:35. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Human Geography section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Human Geography essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Changes in Guilford's Central Business District from 1968 to 2002.

    4 star(s)

    Although the pattern stated had been the case in many cities across the globe, but in the context of Guildford's special case, a few alternations have to be made. The speciality of Guildford's CBD, that is its advantage or great variation in retailing, would occupy most of the CBD area thus other tertiary activities would be relocated else were.

  2. In this investigation I will be investigating this hypothesis: Southampton has an important and ...

    I would conclude that the Burgess model has some similarities with Southampton but on the whole they don't match. Parts of the Hoyt model match up with Southampton. There is a high proportion of residential areas to the west of Southampton, for example at site 10 where 46% of the land use is residential.

  1. Geography coursework. Finding the central business district

    Analysis Hypothesis one: As you move away from the C.B.D does the function of buildings change. My transect started on Ballyholme road, then went down High Street then up Main Street. Ballyholme road is all residential and all the houses were more or less the same size.

  2. Geography Pedestrian Survey

    time to count for, and the results would not be too high or too low. Problems/ Anomalies Our particular pair did not encounter many problems, but many of the other groups did. The only problem we had that could have affected the results was that the point nearest the bus

  1. GCSE Geography Settlement Coursework

    The Clinton Cards in the Westgate Centre will have a larger sphere of influence than the Clinton Cards in Summertown. (This is an original hypothesis). As mentioned before, Cornmarket, being in the Central Business District, will have a much larger sphere of influence that Summertown, being in the suburbs.

  2. Geography Course Work - St. Albans

    It is the point at which St. peters street forks and half of it becomes pedestrian walkway only and contains many CBD functions such as restaurants and clothes stores. It also contains the town hall and the local courthouse, which are always located in the centre of the CBD.

  1. Investigate aspects of the Central Business District (CBD) of Cambridge.

    to see how strong the relationship between the number of pedestrians and distance from the CBD. The correlation must be a negative correlation to prove the hypothesis; negative correlation means that there are less pedestrians the further you move form the CBD.

  2. The aim of this project is to delimit the CBD of Stamford.

    A final reason for conducting the investigation was the usefulness of knowing how to delimit a CBD. When placing a business it is important to have it situated in or as close as possible to the Central Business District, as it is in the CBD people expect to find work, shops and businesses offering services.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work