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IJSTR >> Volume 7 - Issue 8, August 2018 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

Website: http://www.ijstr.org

ISSN 2277-8616



Factors That Effect On Shifting Employers To Use Public Transportation At Al-Hilla City By Logit Method

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AUTHOR(S)

Sahar Abd Ali Dawood

 

KEYWORDS

traffic engineering, transportation Shifting, logit method, Al-Hilla city, public mode,

 

ABSTRACT

This study aims to suggest public facilities and encourage employers to use these facilities to decrease the use of private transportation. Using Al Hilla city as an example, the study involves a survey conducted on employers during the three month (march –may) (2017–2018).A total of 300 questionnaires were personally distributed inside the center of Al Hilla city and interviews were conducted with the employers. The survey results obtained the following statistics: 58% (the majority) of the people use cars inside the city, 31.4% take the bus, 7.6% use motorcycles, and 3% (the least percentage) use bicycles &walking. there are some strategies to improve using bus are increasing parking fees inside the city , increasing the number of buses inside the city and make it free are also effective means to use bus transportation and make the time between facilities reasonable .

 

REFERENCES

[1] Ala'a Hamed Emran.2016. Evaluation of Traffic Noise Pollution in Al-Hilla City. Journal of Babylon University/Engineering Sciences/ No.(4)/ Vol.(24).

[2] Sahar Abd Ali Dawood & Riza Atiq bin O.K. Rahmat.2015. Factors that Affect Cycling Transportation Mode for Postgraduate Students at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia by LogitMethod.JurnalKejuruteraan.27:1-7.
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