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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 05)
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Prediction of Traveling Behavior in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Muhamad Nazri Borhan, Riza Atiq Abdullah O.K. Rahmat, Amiruddin Ismail and Rozmi Ismail
Corresponding Author:  Muhamad Nazri Borhan 

Key words:  Congestion, park and ride, private car, putrajaya, , ,
Vol. 3 , (05): 434-439
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2011 March, 24 2011 May, 10 2011 May, 25
Abstract:

Putrajaya as a new federal administrative of Malaysia has led to a further increase in private car ownership and much higher land prices in the city centre. With jobs concentrated in the city centre, the commuting patterns of the trip makers tend to be that of morning/evening peak hours and this has led to congestion on some of the major highways leading into and out of the city. One possible way to reduce the use of cars is to replace commuter trips by car with other modes of transport, such as a combination of car and public transport called Park & Ride (P&R). The preliminary observation and survey has been carried out among of private car users in Putrajaya. The observations of P&R users show that only two percents parking lots were occupied from 320 parking lots were provided. A random of 50 respondents were interviewed. The findings were discussed about the reason why the car users are refused to use P&R facilities. Analyses about relation between factors such as bus frequency and parking fees at worksite have been made to answer research questions. Logistic regression has been used to analyse the factors that influence users to switch their trips mode to shift to P&R.
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Muhamad Nazri Borhan, Riza Atiq Abdullah O.K. Rahmat, Amiruddin Ismail and Rozmi Ismail, 2011. Prediction of Traveling Behavior in Putrajaya, Malaysia.  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 3(05): 434-439.
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