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Transportation Urban Planning In The City Of Maputo, Mozambique

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT030611

Volume

64

Pages

8

Published

2003

Size

384.36 kb

Author(s)

M.G. Mendes de Araujo & I.M. Raimundo

Abstract

Transportation urban planning in the city of Maputo, Mozambique M.G. Mendes de Araujo & I.M. Raimundo Department of GeographyFaculty of Arts Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique. Abstract Overall urban population growth rates have been high in the period between 1975 and 2001. In the city of Maputo, migration was the main factor for this increase. This growth of population increased also the problems of transportation. The results of this situation are successive arises in all sectors. Private transport or public transport both is complementary in their offer of services to city dwellers. The question is how and in which path can be followed to improve transport for people if we consider that the population grew dramatically and the infrastructures have grown slowly. In the area under the study, the city of Maputo, transportation problems have changed in the past 20 years, and will certainly exist in the fuhue. The essence of our argument is to show that in spite of all above mentioned prob

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