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Title: Sustaining livelihoods by improving urban public transport
Authors: Sohail (Khan), M.
Keywords: Developing countries
Social impact
Sustainability
Transport planning
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: © Thomas Telford Publishing
Citation: SOHAIL, M., 2005. Sustaining livelihoods by improving urban public transport. Proceedings of ICE, Engineering Sustainability, 158 (1), pp. 9-15 [DOI:10.1680/ensu.158.1.9.62476]
Abstract: This paper reports on application of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to the wider impacts of urban public transport on the lives of the urban poor in developing countries. In applying the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach to the research data, transport is considered as an asset within the Sustainable Livelihoods framework. It draws upon findings of case studies undertaken between 2001 and 2003 in Colombo (Sri Lanka), Faisalabad (Pakistan) and Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Using a combination of quantitative and qualitative data, the study looks at price, affordability, accessibility and quality of public transport services.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Proceedings of ICE, Engineering Sustainability [© Thomas Telford Publishing] and is also available at: http://www.thomastelford.com/journals/
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/3888
ISSN: 1478-4629
1751-7680
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