Pattern of Viability Street Vendors Behavior in the Urban Public Spaces (Case Study: Commercial District in City Center, Simpang Lima, Semarang)

Widjajanti, Retno and Ristianti, Novia Sari (2016) Pattern of Viability Street Vendors Behavior in the Urban Public Spaces (Case Study: Commercial District in City Center, Simpang Lima, Semarang). In: The 3rd International Conference on Regional Development Enhancing Resilience: Bridging Knowledge and Policy for Cities and Regions , 9-11 November 2016, SEMARANG.

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Abstract

The existence of street vendors will continue growing and developing in the urban space. In vendor activity, they need an appropriate space for their activities requirements both associated with the user (street vendor’s actors and consumers) and street vendor’s activity itself. Expected to see this, the survival of vendors in urban public space is able to be determined based on the space that vendors needed. Therefore, in this research, it examined on street vendors space in urban space by surveying the street vendors behavior and their presence in the urban space. The purpose of this research is to explain the street vendor behavior space of choosing a location to trade in public spaces in the city. It survivals in urban spaces based on the point of view from the vendor behavior, vendor trading characteristics and consumer characteristics. In this research, the analysis consists of two stages analysis. First, the analysis of the behavior of vendor space in the city that based on the vendor suitability with their activities in the Simpang Lima area, the regional activity time conformity, suitability activities of vendor with located street vendor history, the suitability of the location with a view of space and vendor conformity activity with the nature space. Second, analysis of the behavior of vendor space in the public city area that based on the regional activity and activity around public space, time activity, movement patterns, and space patterns. The output of this research is required vendors space in the public city in Simpang Lima area by surveying the street vendor behavior space in choosing a location for activities in the city space. It determined by 1) the regional activities types are very diverse, there are more than one main activity; (2) the activities types around urban space. It means, there are many types of activities around urban space (such as closest to trading center, entertainment / recreation / sports); (3) the times. It means, the vendor activities are following the activity time of area, the length of activity is varied and followed the length of the sustainability of the activity area (such as activity area lasted for 24 hours, morning and noonday and night, afternoon and night, night-day, morning and night) and the regional period activities take place every day; (4) Visitors’ movement pattern is the movement pattern associated with the city’s functional activities when the visitors pass through the area, the visitors’ activities in or around the area and also the visitors’ main or additional motives by conducting an observation on the quantities of visitors or people in the area related to the street vendors as a supporting activity; (5) the pattern space. It is a usage space/ utilization space that can use as permanent/fixed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering > Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Faculty of Engineering > Department of Urban and Regional Planning
ID Code:82997
Deposited By:Jurnal Planologi
Deposited On:05 May 2021 12:28
Last Modified:05 May 2021 12:28

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