Search for dissertations about: "Public Transport"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 228 swedish dissertations containing the words Public Transport.

  1. 1. Competition in Public Transport : Essays on competitive tendering and open-access competition in Sweden

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Jan-Eric Nilsson; Nash Nash; Chris Nash; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public transport; Contract; Tender; Bus; Economic efficiency; Competition; Location; Transport operator; Depot transp ; Impact study; Railway; Line transp ; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; 111 Road: Public transport; 111 Road: Public transport; J13 Railway: Economics; J13 Railway: Economics; Public Transport; Tendering; Procurement; Cost efficient; Open access competition; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : The results of this work show that the cost efficiency of tendered bus services is similar across all Swedish counties, except for the more high-density counties where efficiency is lower. Considerably lower efficiency is also found for contracts with services run in-house by the Public Transport Authority (PTA), compared to when the same service is run by a private actor. READ MORE

  2. 2. Costs in Swedish Public Transport : An analysis of cost drivers and cost efficiency in public transport contracts

    Author : Andreas Vigren; Svante Mandell; Johan Holmgren; Statens väg- och transportforskningsinstitut; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Cost; Increase; Efficiency; Contract; Procurement; Public transport; 02 Road: Economics; 02 Road: Economics; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : During the last seven years, the total cost for Swedish public transport provision has increased by over 30 percent in real terms according to figures from the government agency Transport Analysis. A similar pattern is found if considering a longer time span. READ MORE

  3. 3. Making Equity in Public Transport Count

    Author : Isak Rubensson; Yusak Susilo; Oded Cats; Karst Geurs; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Public transport; Subsidies; Fare-schemes; Accessibility; Crowding; transport justice; Equity; Distribution; Gini index; Lorenz curves; Customer satisfaction; Service quality; Preferences; Reliability; Transportsystem; Transport Systems; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Political and public focus on equity and justice outcomes of public policies is on the rise all over the world. Equity is both philosophically motivated and often decreed by law and in planning directives to be monitored when policies are changed, however oftentimes these equity assessments are vague, qualitative and carries low weight in policy decision processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Satisfaction with Public Transport Trips

    Author : Roberto Fernandez Abenoza; Yusak Octavius Susilo; Oded Cats; Sigal Kaplan; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; customer satisfaction; public transport; three-factor theory; accessibility; built-environment; weather; door-to-door trips; firs and last-mile; market segmentation; geographical variations; service quality; safety perceptions; temporal variations; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : Continuous urban growth, environmental issues, competition for limited space, longer commuting distances as well as the need to promote equity and equality in society are the primary reasons that make the improvement of public transport (PT) services a key policy area in many countries across the globe. Travel satisfaction measures the perceived quality of the PT service and it is an important aspect that operators and PT authorities need to consider when improving the service offered. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improving Travel Satisfaction with Public Transport

    Author : Roberto Fernández Abenoza; Yusak Octavius Susilo; Oded Cats; Lars E. Olsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Customer Satisfaction; Service Quality; Public Transport; Door-to-door journey; Trip legs; Multimodal trips; User profiles; Market segmentation; Geographical variations; Transportvetenskap; Transport Science;

    Abstract : The existing link between PT travelers’ satisfaction, ridership and loyalty prove the relevance of improving overall trip satisfaction. The thesis present an array of approaches and methodologies aiming at increasing overall satisfaction with PT door-to-door trips while covering important issues that previous research has failed to address. READ MORE