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Table 1 Walkability score components

From: Walkability around primary schools and area deprivation across Scotland

Built environment feature Implied relationship with active transport
Dwelling density (i.e., the ratio of residential units to the land area) With high dwelling densities, areas tend to become less car dependent (e.g., it is more difficult to drive and park) and more convenient for walking.
Street/path connectivity (i.e., the ratio of true intersections to the land area) When intersection densities are high, the route between origin and destination is more direct and quicker.