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Partnerships to improve access and quality of public transport: Guidelines and compilation CD

Author(s): Sohail, M.  |  Sohail, M. (ed)  |  Mitlin, D.  |  Maunder, D.A.C.

Publisher: WEDC
Place of publication: Loughborough University, UK
Year: 2003

Series: Partnerships and Public Transport
Collection(s): Urban services and infrastructure  |  WEDC Bookshop

Price: £19.95
ISBN: 9781843800354

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This book presents findings from project R7786 Partnerships to improve access and quality of urban public transport for the urban poor carried out by the authors as part of the Knowledge and Research (KaR) programme of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department, Department for International Development (DFID) of the British Government.

The purpose of the project was to identify, explore, and document critical issues in the provision of transport services for and in low-income settlements in developing countries. The identified issues can be used at policy and operational levels to provide better transport services to low-income communities in urban areas. In the research methodology, a sustainable livelihoods framework was used to set the research framework.

This publication comes with a CD containing pdf files of all publications in this series including case studies from Faisalabad, Pakistan; Colombo, Sri Lanka; and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Keywords:
Partnerships  |  Poverty  |  Private sector  |  Public transport  |  Research  |  Stakeholder analysis  |  Sustainable livelihoods