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Safer mode choice to school

Nazhari, Mohd. Syamrie (2013) Safer mode choice to school. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment.



Nowadays, the rapid development and growth in transport infrastructure and residential areas have increased the number of people population and the use of private vehicle that couple with poor traffic management flow. Those factors cause the major problem like congestion, vehicular collisions, environment disaster and human health threats. Therefore, a safety issues should not be neglected especially for a school children when they travelling to school. The objectives of the study to identify the factors of mode choice, to improve safety and accessibility and to recommend a proper alternatives for the road user. This study was done in order to know a safer mode choices for a school children to school which a sample of 105 was selected by systematic random sampling technique for a questionnaire survey to solicit information about the mode choices for school travellers. The results was constructed using SPSS through frequency distribution and cross tabulation. Most respondents used private vehicle which is a car and motorcycle and most of them think that by using a car to school really provide safe environment for their children to school. However, some of the preferred mode for safety concern was a tied between a car and a school bus. This shows that people still depend on the use of public transport as long as the service offered are reliable and meet the user satisfaction especially concerning on time, convenience and safety.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Perancangan dan Pengangkutan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2013; Supervisor : Dr. Muhammad Zaly Shah Muhammad Hussein
Uncontrolled Keywords:school children, transportation, safety measures
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:41982
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:08 Oct 2014 07:32
Last Modified:21 Jun 2017 00:21

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