publication . Article . 2017

Evaluation of Urban Bus Transport Failure in Gujranwala City of Pakistan

MUHAMMAD WAQAR ASLAM; ZAHARA BATOOL;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2017 Journal: Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, volume 36, issue 3, pages 469-478 (issn: 0254-7821, eissn: 2413-7219, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mehran University of Engineering and Technology
Abstract
This research work has evaluated the performance of urban public bus transport service operating in Gujranwala city of Pakistan. The assessment has been made in terms of financial viability, bus condition, operational performance and user perception. Based on the data requirements, various traffic/transport surveys were conducted including Passenger Boarding and Alighting Survey, Bus Count Survey, Bus Inspection Survey, Illegal Operations Survey and Public Transport User Interview Survey in consultation with concerned department/agencies. Field surveys were also conducted to get input from passengers and local people. Initial investigation informed that out of f...
Subjects
free text keywords: Public Transport, Urban Bus, Performance Evaluation, Gujranwala, lcsh:Technology, lcsh:T, lcsh:Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), lcsh:TA1-2040, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q
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