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Research Paper | Transport Studies | India | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019
Effect of BRTS on NMT users in Ahmedabad
Sarath Kuttikkatuparambil Thilakan | Talat Munshi
Abstract: The transit systems being developed up and about all over the country, has multidimensional impacts on economic, environmental and sociological aspects. A perfect transit system would be the one which can bring more people out of their cars to the transit system and which is more equitable, affordable and environmentally friendly. Research is about the BRTS system in Ahmedabad and how much it has affected the way people travel, in short, the mode choice changes that have occurred before and after the BRTS have been analyzed and inferred. The changes for NMT users, who are most vulnerable among all mode users, especially in a city like Ahmedabad, was studied. Random sampling was done for a sample size of 130. The survey was done to know the shifts made by the road users and the reasons for the shifts and the issues they face using stated preference and revealed preference survey.
Keywords: mode choice, BRTS, NMT, inclusive, sustainable mass transit
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019,
Pages: 629 - 634