WIT Press

The Characteristics Of Buses For Public Urban Transport And The Environment

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT990171

Volume

44

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

989 kb

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

S. Glumac, J. Petrovic & S. Zezelj

Abstract

This paper presents the methodology of research done on the influence of functional characteristics of buses on the environment. The results concerning the research of the influence of bus characteristics on the efficiency of public city passenger transport are presented. Also, the paper gives results of research of the influence of vibrations on the working condition of the driver and passenger comfort. The research was done under real conditions of bus exploitation in Beograd. 1 Sustainable development and public transport The concept of sustainable development assumes the use of natural resources and manufactured goods in such a way as to "satisfy the needs of

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