Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Loughborough University Institutional Repository

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9566

Title: Partnerships to improve access and quality of public transport - a case report: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Authors: Kombe, W.
Kyessi, A.
Lupala, J.
Mgonja, E.
University College of Lands and Architectural Studies, Tanzania
Editors: Sohail (Khan), M.
Keywords: Buguruni
Mnyamani
Buses
Charambe
Dar es Salaam
Mabibo
Private sector
Public transport
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: © WEDC, Loughborough University
Citation: KOMBE, W. ... et al., 2003. Partnerships to improve access and quality of public transport - a case report: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Series Editor: M. Sohail. Loughborough: WEDC, Loughborough University.
Abstract: This book presents findings from project R7786 Partnerships to improve access and quality of urban public transport for the urban poor carried out by the authors as part of the Knowledge and Research (KaR) programme of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department, Department for International Development (DFID) of the British Government. The purpose of the project was to identify, explore, and document critical issues in the provision of transport services for and in low-income settlements in developing countries. The identified issues can be used at policy and operational levels to provide better transport services to low-income communities in urban areas. In the research methodology, a sustainable livelihoods framework was used to set the research framework. The city of Dar es Salaam has grown rapidly since the late 1940s. In the 1948 census the population was 69,227; by the census in 1957 it had grown to 128,742. During this period the city remained highly concentrated, with its boundaries on average less than five kilometres from the sea front or the then town centre. The growth has continued and the estimated population in 2000 was 2,286,730, with a continuing annual growth rate of about 4.5 per cent against the national average of 2.8 per cent.
Description: This book was published by the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University: http://wedc.lboro.ac.uk/
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9566
ISBN: 1843800373
9781843800378
Appears in Collections:Books (WEDC)
Books (Civil and Building Engineering)

Files associated with this item:

File Description SizeFormat
Partnerships_to_improve_access_transport_-_Tanzania.pdf2.54 MBAdobe PDFView/Open
CoverforPDF.pdf27.64 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

 

SFX Query

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.