WIT Press


Commuter Perceptions On Private And Public Transport Modes : A Case Study

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT970271

Volume

33

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

1,041 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

D. Allopi & A.K. Sarkar

Abstract

In recent years, the emphasis on economic efficiency and the optimum utilization of existing transport infrastructures have featured high on the Government's agenda universally. South Africa is no exception and is currently seeking strategies to optimise capacity utilization and to achieve a level of integration between modes. Because of the previous apartheid regime, the transport facilities were provided without considering the population as a whole, but only for a minor section. Sometimes, expensive infrastructures were constructed in certain areas without proper planning. Chatsworth, one of the major suburban areas of the city of Durban, is a typical example of such

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