Rapid Transportation Essay

analytical Essay
880 words
880 words

• The impact of transport infrastructure on the land-use policies can be seen from the formation of the rapidly changing urban landscape, this is related to the land-use rezoning, including residential, commercial, and industrial site for living, work, shopping and leisure activities, the modes of travel that commuters use to access these places of employment, shopping and entertainment is a private vehicle dominated area, with a low utilization of public transportation. Modes of public transportation that are used are mini-bus taxis and to a lesser extent busses. A relatively large number of people access employment, shopping and entertainment opportunities by foot. These pedestrians are potential user of the planned BRT system within the …show more content…

It is still however, a challenge in many developing areas for the cities to benefit from this form of transportation as it is difficult to implement, this is due to the cities road transport development plans and the limitations of the land-use control that has given rise to many challenges such as urban mass and traffic congestion. Study have been conducted that look into the strategies that can be proposed to support the Bus Rapid Transit system implementation. In many developing cities the transport development is grown rapidly and unrestrained, this growth comes with many problems, which have led to many developing cities considering a sustainable and ecologically friendly transportation modes such as the Bus Rapid Transit system. The cities with a well-functioning Bus Rapid Transit system are those with well-designed city plan that integrates the land-use strategy with public transit and road networks. Studies have looked at conditions that improve the BRT system development through reviews of other BRT precedents and learn from the problems and issues incurred (Satiennam, Fakuda, Oshima,

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that the impact of transport infrastructure on land-use policies can be seen from the formation of the rapidly changing urban landscape.
  • Explains that largely dense areas and residential areas are needed to reduce travel requirements. low density population areas usually lead to increased travel distances to and from the city centers.
  • Explains that the correlation between the land-use and transport planning remains an issue that is not clearly defined.
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