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2013 (Vol. 6, Issue: 15)
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An Overview of Urban Transport in Sana’a (Yemen)

Aows N. Altef, Mojtaba Zourbakhsh, Foad Shokri, Mohammad Hesam Hafezi, Amiruddin Ismail and Riza Atiq O.K. Rahmat
Corresponding Author:  Foad Shokri 

Key words:  Mode choice, public participation, sustainable transport, transportation planning, travel time, ,
Vol. 6 , (15): 2773-2776
Submitted Accepted Published
December 28, 2012 February 18, 2013 August 20, 2013

Due to enhance of number of motor vehicles, the amount of consuming of the world’s oil supply is increased and it is the major source of pollution to the surroundings. Base on this, it is vital to use different techniques to provide more opportunities to identify strategies that can help to utilize more efficient from the current transport resources. In Yemen, the rapid increase in the use of the private vehicles has resulted in increased traffic congestion, accidents, inadequate parking space and air pollution, among other problems. Base on these problems, this study attempts to focus on some factors which lead to rise in private vehicle ownership, motorcycle related concern, demand of more public transport, traffic congestion, parking, road safety and air pollution. Hence, this study tries to rectify the major concerns of traffic congestion and other environment hazards. When the mentioned elements are addressed efficiently, the effective contribution can make successful urban development.
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Aows N. Altef, Mojtaba Zourbakhsh, Foad Shokri, Mohammad Hesam Hafezi, Amiruddin Ismail and Riza Atiq O.K. Rahmat, 2013. An Overview of Urban Transport in Sana’a (Yemen).  Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 6(15): 2773-2776.
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