Acceptability of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to commuters in Dhaka

Nasrin, Sharmin (2015) Acceptability of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to commuters in Dhaka. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This research has made substantial and novel contributions to the body of knowledge by combining mixed, quantitative and qualitative analyses to understand the potential uptake of a proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system by commuters in a developing country's megacity, using Dhaka, Bangladesh as the case study. The quantitative analysis took a unique approach by dividing the analysis into an exploratory analysis of Revealed Preference (RP) survey data, modelling with RP data and modelling with Preferred Mode Selection (PMS) survey data. The qualitative analysis also made a novel contribution by taking a "lesson drawing" approach from model cities in analysing Dhaka's transport environment.

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ID Code: 89770
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Bunker, Jonathan M., Zheng, Zuduo, & Miska, Marc
Keywords: Bangladesh, Bus Rapid Transit, Developing Country, Dhaka, Gender and Transport, Multinomial Logit model (MNL), Revealed Preference Survey (RP), Transport Governance, Travel, Travel Behaviour
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 10 Jan 2016 23:15
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 02:34

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