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Service Gap Analysis of Public Buses in Bangalore With Respect to Women Safety

Verma, Meghna and Manoj, M and Rodeja, Nikhita and Verma, Ashish (2016) Service Gap Analysis of Public Buses in Bangalore With Respect to Women Safety. In: 14th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR), JUL 10-15, 2016, Tongji Univ Shanghai, Shanghai, PEOPLES R CHINA.

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2017.05.283


Fastest growing economies like India observe changing role of their women population. Last few decades have experienced increase in women workforce and education, consequently increasing their outdoor activities. In face of growing levels of congestion in cosmopolitan cities like Bangalore, where majority female population use buses consistently, necessary safety measures should be implemented. This paper attempts to investigate various service gaps that may exist and find answers to research questions like what kinds of issues are faced by women in public buses and how safe women feel in public buses. The paper intends to analyse various service gaps related to safety factors and the expectations of women from the bus operators. (C) 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B. V.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Series.: Transportation Research Procedia
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to the ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, SARA BURGERHARTSTRAAT 25, PO BOX 211, 1000 AE AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2017 04:14
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2017 04:14
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/57652

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