عنوان مقاله [English]
New Urbanism approach relies upon traditional cities values. Its principles focus returning to the traditional neighborhood structure. It seems to be given new social capacities, offer and provide effective strategies to revive the old urban contexts. In this regard, the present study aims to take new urbanism approach into account with an emphasis on preserving and restoring the values central neighborhoods, improve performance and increase efficiency of Mahmoud Abad and Salem Abad. In order to study a questionnaire was used to collect information and one-sample t-test was used to test the hypothesis. Sample size due to the lower population in Salem Abad and Mahmoud Abad neighborhoods, using Cochran was determined about 325. The reliability of the questions was calculated using 0.8. The results showed that the principles of pedestrian (3.30), mixed land uses (4.20), mixed buildings (4.22), architecture and urban design quality (3.57), transportation (3.44), stability (3.12) and quality (3.90) in the communities studied have high quality and the relationship of (86.2) and the traditional structure of the community (2.18) less than the average desired (3) that indicate a low potential areas to facilitate trails and lack of attention to the structure of traditional neighborhoods. As a whole, residents of Mahmoud Abad and Salem Abad believed that life quality in neighborhood is relatively good (3.90).