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Public Transport Provision In Ahmedabad, India: Accessibility To Work Place

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT040341

Volume

75

Pages

11

Published

2004

Size

900 kb

Author(s)

T. Munshi, W. Belal & M. Dijst

Abstract

The public transport system, which is an essential mode of transport for a large section of population in developing cities due to reasons related to its provision and traffic condition, imposes time and space constraints on its users. Therefore, its use restrains an individual’s activity participation and consequently the use of the service. This paper investigates the provision of public transport in Ahmedabad, India by Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) in terms of the accessibility it provides to the work activities. The activity participation and travel habits of individuals were determined by conducting a primary survey in September 2002. These individu

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