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  • Analysis Of Bus Rapid Transit

    Nowadays, most of the developing countries aim to improve their public transportation services so as to reduce traffic congestion and face the increased private cars ownership. Many systems have been proposed to improve the level of service of public transit. One of these systems is the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) which combines the exclusive right of way, speed and reliability of railways and the flexibility and cost saving of buses. A number of cities use road lanes that are fully dedicated to buses movements, which are known as bus-ways. Some other cities install “exclusive bus lanes” which could be one or more lanes that are used exclusively by buses. The main purpose of exclusive bus lanes is to isolate buses from road traffic congestion. 1.1 BACKGROUND Greater Cairo Region (GCR), as many regions in developing countries, has major traffic congestion…

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  • Bus Rapid Transit: Article Analysis

    This article relates to the topic because it discusses fare evasion and smart cards on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). BRT is an enhanced bus service that offers reliable and quality service that improves travel times, service reliability, and ridership. The overall objective of BRT is to maximize transit through faster travel times than traditional fixed-route bus service. With high travel demands, there will always be fare evaders. Fare evasion usually happens during peak hours, but it can also…

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  • Automatic People Mover System Advantages And Disadvantages

    With the rapid growth of industry & trade in big cities and urban areas as well as with increasing the development of infrastructure projects in railway transportation, hence increasing the need for transportation equipment for people . According to long-term development planning of the Republic of Indonesia, urban railway transportation infrastructure build in many places , some of those projects are, APMS (Automatic People Mover System) project at the Soekarno-Hatta Airport, MRT (Mass…

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  • Urban Observation Report

    all social backgrounds participate in routine activities in micro-spaces throughout the city such as purchasing a cup of coffee or riding the bus to work. These people can be a student going to school or a senior citizen out on a stroll. Even though they may cross paths and share certain spaces on a consistent basis, that does not mean that they live identical lives. Instead, they come to embody the notion of leading increasingly separate yet parallel lives. Furthermore, difference matters in…

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  • Comparing The Grey Vs Hotlanta

    benefit besides driving or taking the bus. Conversely in Atlanta, where the long distances are more common, there are also some areas where a person can freely walk to get to the local restaurants or plaza, but they are usually in the middle of the city or expensive to reside in. Nevertheless, the benefits of using the public transportation in Atlanta can definitely outshine the chaotic system in Lima. Lima’s public transportation, which is own by private owners, are strictly focusing on…

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  • Riyadh City Transportation Project

    King Abdul-Aziz Project for Riyadh Public Transportation is a heavy civil infrastructure project under construction. The project is worth $ 22.5 billion. It has two major elements. The first element is Riyadh Metro while the other part is Riyadh Bus Project. In this paper, we will investigate the metro project. Riyadh Metro is a rapid transit system located in the capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This new public transportation system is considered as the spine of the King Abdul-Aziz…

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  • The Impact Of Cornelius Vanderbilt's Influence On Society

    Cornelius Vanderbilt was an important contributor to his field because the majority of today’s businessmen follow his example and act in ways that he invented through his actions. In addition, Vanderbilt invested his fortune in railroads (Carey 351). Without railroads, today’s society would not only be vastly different, but it could also possibly be nonexistent. This is due to Vanderbilt’s railroads creating a societal dependency on themselves. The Commodore had always been skilled at seeing…

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  • Narrative Essay: New York City Vs. Las Vegas

    Colossal winds rushed against the house, causing the walls and floors to creak. Water rushed and hammered on the windows, resounding the fact that it was monsoon season in the Philippines. However, I was worried about college starting and whether I would like it or not because it was something so new that I wasn’t accustomed to. I was more worried about college than the roaring of the storm outside my window. “Take this,” my grandmother whispered, interrupting my thoughts. She passed me a…

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  • DART-Light Rail In Dallas Case Study

    Dallas was late to build a municipal rail transport system, yet today its DART light rail system is the largest in the United States at a total system length of 85 miles. Troubled by a rocky start, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit authority was faced with the stubborn reluctance of voters to spend any taxpayer money on public transportation infrastructure. However, once the wheels of development started in motion, there was no chance of them stopping. Over the course of 30 years, Dallas went from…

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  • Bbvp Essay

    1. Public Electric Vehicle Sharing Program (PEVSP) 1.1 Electric Vehicle The second initiative of this scenario is to establish a Public Electric Vehicle Sharing Program (PEVSP). BBRT aims to change San Francisco’s travel pattern from driving to walking, bicycling and transit. However, there are still about 350,000 private vehicles in the city. Even they are not using as usual; they are a huge potential emission source. PEVSP is a way to replace these existing internal combustion vehicles to…

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