Bus priority system in public transportation the case study for Topkapı-Aksaray busway transit in Istanbul

Kantar Üstündağ, Kevser


Bus Rapid Transit System in Istanbul: A Success Story or Flawed Planning Decision?
Babalık, Ela (Informa UK Limited, 2015-6-30)
There is a growing tendency in cities around the world to invest in Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems in an attempt to improve the capacity and quality of public transport services. The appeal of BRTs is based on their ability to combine the service level of rail transit systems with the flexibility of buses at relatively lower investment costs, and this was the motivation behind the opening of such a system in the Turkish city of Istanbul in 2007. This system has attracted mixed opinions as to its performanc...
Bus stop optimization based on AFCS (Automatic Fare Collection System) and demographic data with GIS
Tetik Yediel, Hande; Babalık, Ela; Department of Geodetic and Geographical Information Technologies (2019)
In recent years, with the increase in the urban population, a significant increase has been observed in the studies on transportation demands in cities. Especially in metropolitan cities, studies on public transportation are of great importance in order to minimize the negative factors such as traffic density, traffic accidents, air pollution, noise pollution and psychological trauma caused by the use of private vehicles. The use of public transportation can help reduce traffic in cities and saves time and ...
Bus Terminal for Istanbul.
Alev, Taner; Department of Architecture (1996)
Bus scheduling:A heuristic approach for a centralized system.
Seriyasoğlu, Cemal; Department of Industrial Engineering (1974)
Route selection and scheduling for urban public bus transportation
Cetin, Ugur; Ince, Nurbanu; Bayındır, Zeynep Pelin; Savasaneril, Secil (2013-01-01)
In Turkey, municipalities provide a major portion of the city public transportation service. Since the service has to be provided potentially to every resident, and at a low price, municipalities are often left struggling with negative balance. This implies that operating under low cost is essential for survivability. We conduct a study to analyze the public bus transportation system in Ankara which is the capital city of Turkey. The analysis reveals that there exist inefficiencies in the service due to fle...
Citation Formats
K. Kantar Üstündağ, “Bus priority system in public transportation the case study for Topkapı-Aksaray busway transit in Istanbul,” Middle East Technical University, 1994.