Exploring the possibilities of adopting BRT in historic cities : Suzhou development model

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dc.contributor.advisor Parker, Francis H. (Francis Haywood), 1938-
dc.contributor.author Hou, Wenya
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-06T15:43:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-06T15:43:11Z
dc.date.created 2012-07-21
dc.date.issued 2012-07-21
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/196192
dc.description.abstract This research looks into possibilities of applying BRT system in historic cities, especially in the Asia region. A corridor was identified in an historic city, Suzhou, China, to explore the guidelines and ways of implementing BRT on the existing road conditions. This paper presents a complete analysis of the present conditions of the old town and the road network system for corridor study. Apart from design guidelines of BRT this paper also discussed the importance of integrating BRT with other transportation modes to form a whole city transportation network. This document serves as a guide for developing a BRT corridor on any historic cities in China. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Urban Planning
dc.description.tableofcontents Introductions to bus rapid transit (BRT) system -- Introduction to Suzhou -- BRT corridor design of Renmin Road.
dc.subject.lcsh Bus rapid transit -- China -- Suzhou Shi (Jiangsu Sheng)
dc.subject.lcsh Traffic congestion -- China -- Suzhou Shi (Jiangsu Sheng)
dc.subject.lcsh Urban transportation -- China -- Suzhou Shi (Jiangsu Sheng) -- Planning.
dc.title Exploring the possibilities of adopting BRT in historic cities : Suzhou development model en_US
dc.title.alternative Exploring the possibilities of adopting bus rapid transit in historic cities :|bSuzhou development model
dc.type Research paper (M.U.R.P.), 3 hrs.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.U.R.P.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1683514


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