Workers’ attitude towards bus rapid transit: Considering Dhaka, Bangladesh

Nasrin, Sharmin, Bunker, Jonathan, & Zheng, Zuduo (2015) Workers’ attitude towards bus rapid transit: Considering Dhaka, Bangladesh. Transportation Research Record, 2533, pp. 8-16.

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The Government of Bangladesh is planning to develop and implement Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Dhaka city. This paper presents a stated choice survey conducted to understand workers’ attitudes toward BRT in Dhaka. The survey data are analysed using a multinomial logit (MNL) model to scrutinize social and economic factors’ impact on participant’s mode choices. Analysis results reveal that males, workers of higher age, education qualification, and income have a greater tendency towards choosing BRT.

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ID Code: 90162
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Bus Rapid Transit, Dhaka, Multinomial Logit Model, Stated Preference
DOI: 10.3141/2533-02
ISSN: 0361-1981
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 National Academy of Sciences
Deposited On: 12 Nov 2015 01:32
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2017 15:55

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