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

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Spatio-Temporal Analysis Of Public Transportation System Using Static Transit Accessibility Methodological Framework

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AUTHOR(S)

Anita Prajapati, Nawraj Bhattarai, Tri Ratna Bajracharya

 

KEYWORDS

accessibility, GTFS, GIS, public transport, spatial analysis, urban transport planning

 

ABSTRACT

This paper analyses the public bus network of the valley, its service coverage, and the share of the valley population with suitable access to the network within a given distance and time. It also analyses spatial relationships to public transport access in the valley. The Spatio-temporal access with the public transport is analyzed using General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data set and GIS network analysis. The GTFS dataset is developed for the valley using data obtained from the survey. The result shows that 39% of the valley population can access public buses within 500m. It is found that the population-weighted average distance to the nearest bus stop is 894m and takes 16 minutes in the valley. This spatial map categorizes the area with different levels of public bus access highlighting the area needing investment in relation to the existing traffic congestion in the valley.

 

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