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Dr Elahe Kavoosi, Dr Jamal Mohammadi,
Volume 20, Issue 57 (6-2020)

The ‘Smart mobility’ has become an increasingly prevalent discussion topic in the past few years, not just in academic literature but also in cities’ policy and strategy. However,in many cities of the world and in our country, Iran has been associated with problems such as lack of citizen participation and inequality (caused by inefficient urban management). The present study has attempted with an innovative perspective to evaluate the existing infrastructure of mobility indicators (including transport infrastructure, public transport, sustainable transport, ICT) and the social dimensions of these infrastructures including the extent of citizen participation in use. Of these infrastructures) in eleven districts of Shiraz.The research method is descriptive-analytical and based on documentary and origin studies. Data gathering was field study by using a questionnaire. The 5-degree Likert spectrum technique was used to measure the value of indicators of the Smart Mobility. The results show that average smart mobility was higher in regions 1 and 6 than in other regions. the average smart mobility indicators are in 11 and 9 the lowest in other regions. The Urban Smart Mobility variable does not have an appropriate position in Shiraz, and this has not only affected its development process in recent decades, but also poses many challenges for its future development. Accordingly, urban planners should Consider the citizen participation and efficient urban management.
Nazli Pakro, Dariyosh Sattarzadeh,
Volume 22, Issue 65 (6-2022)

the purpose of the present study is to examine the effective factors in the institutional challenges of citizen participation in sustainable urban regeneration in Tabriz city. The present research is developmental-applied regarding the purpose and methodologically hybrid which uses both qualitative and quantitative methods. The study population was selected for interviewing among managers and experts from organizations related to the subject of research. To analyze the quantitative findings, the spss22 software and the NVivo10 software were used to analyze the field interviews. The results of this study indicate that Tabriz city faces significant institutional challenges in the area of sustainable urban regeneration, though it is possible to increase the participation of citizens in urban regeneration projects, and take a step towards meeting these challenges through utilizing institutional components of effective citizen participation in urban regeneration, changing the view of authorities towards capacity and the capabilities of NGOs, the establishment and development of NGOs in relation to urban renewal and regeneration and the removal of legal barriers associated with NGOs can.

Fatemeh Raouf, Mohammad Motamedi, Aliakbar Poorahmad,
Volume 23, Issue 71 (1-2024)

Social health and social capital are considered one of the important indicators of development in the new international assessment, because the health of the individual and the society are so interdependent that it is impossible to set boundaries between them. The health status of people in the society affects the health of others and their emotions in various ways, as well as the socio-economic indicators of the society. The purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of public participation in order to increase the social health of the citizens of Shirvan. The research method is a survey, and the main tool for data collection is a questionnaire. The statistical population in the present study is all the residents of Shirvan city, and using Cochran's formula, the number of 384 people was determined as a statistical sample. The obtained results showed that among the dimensions of participation, the physical dimension with a value of 4.24 has the highest average. Among the dimensions of the social health index, the dimension of social cohesion with an average value of 4.75 has the highest average. . Finally, PLS statistical test was used to investigate the effect of the independent variable (participation of Shirvani citizens) on the dependent variable (social health) and the obtained coefficients showed that the independent variable (participation) has the greatest effect on the dependent variable (social health) in the physical dimension. Physical with a value of 36.031, and the least impact on the economic dimension with a value of 28.289 has been obtained

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