Planning strategies to promote urban sustainable traffic and transportation system in central business district (CBD) in heritage cities case study: Mysore and Isfahan city

Oruji, Setareh and Amini, Ehsan and Mahesh, T. M. (2015) Planning strategies to promote urban sustainable traffic and transportation system in central business district (CBD) in heritage cities case study: Mysore and Isfahan city. Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology, 2 (4). pp. 322-328. ISSN 2349-879X

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Abstract

By considering high grate rate of spreading historical cities in developing countries and its population which cause to increase demand for different types of transportation, there is no scape to planning strategies to decongest some of highly choked areas. Pedestrian traffic is found to be very heavy in the CBD areas of the heritage cities due to high commercial activities and tourist movement. Due to the mixing up of different types of vehicles, severe congestion has been found to be occurring frequently in the CBD area. In this paper author tried to identifying existing issues in traffic and transportation system in famous historical and most visited Mysore and Isfahan city that have located in India and Iran respectively which are developing countries. This procedures has to be done to in order to encourage growing travel demand to use public transportation and propose appropriate strategies to achieve integrated sustainable transportation system that prevent air and noise pollution, urban congestion and incident accidents and also provide secure and pleasant environment for people.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Social Sciences > Developmental Studies
Divisions: Institutes/Centers,Mysore > Institute of Development Studies
Depositing User: Praveen Kumari B.L
Date Deposited: 26 Dec 2016 09:01
Last Modified: 26 Dec 2016 09:03
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/19200

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