A Study on Sustainability Indicators in Development of Urban Infrastructure Project Using Analytic Hierarchy Process: A Case Study of Chiang Mai Municipality
The purpose of this research was to identify and prioritize sustainability indicators for urban infrastructure project using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP). The Chiang Mai municipality was chosen as a case study. Data was collected using purposive sampling by interviewing people who live in the Chiang Mai municipality area and have knowledge in urban infrastructure development. Analytical Hierarchy Process technique was employed to analyze data. The results of this study reveal the sustainability indicators were categorized in three hierarchy structure levels; three main criteria, eleven sub-criteria, and thirty-two indicators. The first seven most important sustainability indicators have different global importance weights from the next priorities, and their total global weight is more than 40% of the total, cover the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, environmental, and social. The first most important sustainability indicator is “waste reuse and recycling”. The results of this study will be used as a key criterion in Decision Support System (DSS) for selecting sustainable urban infrastructure project alternatives.
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