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    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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    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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    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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    people are displeased about having to relocate. For example, in the WAMU article Purple Line A Tough Sell To Many Affected Maryland Residents, Dario Orellana, the owner of a Tex-Mex in Silver Spring shares her experience. She says “‘We’ve been there for 14 years and moving is going to be really hard on us.’” Her lawyer has said that no matter how much money the restaurant is given, they will not attract the same amount of clientele as their previous location. Plus, the Washington Post’s Purple…

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    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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    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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    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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    According to Jonathan, mass transit system did not die a natural death, rather it was a well-planned mission that was executed by General Motors to kill it. General Motors was an auto mobile company that produced and sold auto mobiles. During that time profits were going down and the need for gaining market share on the high number of Americans that depended on transport system arose, but it was at the expense of another transport system, the mass transit of street cars as GM and other oil…

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    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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    Figure 3. Unlinked public transit trips by urbanized area in 2013, National Transit Database. New York’s public transportation system considerably impacts the geography of the City. Due to the people-driven nature of mass transit use, areas with developed transportation systems often facilitate more compact infrastructural projects to conserve and maximize space. Public transportation directly drives this high-density land development, and effectively reduces the distance people need to travel…

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