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Volume & Issue no: Volume 6, Issue 7, July 2017

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Title:
Development of Public transport sustainability model for Ahmedabad
Author Name:
Anal Sheth, Dr. Debasis Sarkar
Abstract:
Abstract A high level of research activity is being carried out in the current decadeto look into transport sustainability. Sustainable transport is viewed as an inherent element of sustainable development worldwide and public transportation is one of key contributors of sustainability in most developing countries.Public transport infrastructure is meant to last long and therefore decisions that affect its development, operation and management are crucial to local and national governments, and the public realm. Although there is no unique definition of transport sustainability, various practice and research initiatives emphasize on different aspects of addressing and achieving sustainability in transport thereby establishing multiple definitions and assessment parameters. This paper examines various frameworks and models adopted for addressing the transportation system sustainability and attempts to derive upon a suitable set of indicators and metrics for assessment of publictransport sustainability in context of the city of Ahmedabad in India. Keywords:public transport, sustainability, Ahmedabad
Cite this article:
Anal Sheth, Dr. Debasis Sarkar , " Development of Public transport sustainability model for Ahmedabad" , International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management (IJAIEM) , Volume 6, Issue 7, July 2017 , pp. 227-234 , ISSN 2319 - 4847.
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