PUBLIC TRANSPORT INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES

Desmond Amiegbebhor

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Public Transport Institutions are imperative in countries or cities to plan, coordinate, regulate and integrate city public transport as well as provide the necessary platform for subsidy applications in the operations of public transport. Considering the place which public transport occupies in development and social services, an independent body is needed to create a level playing field for public and private sector initiatives in transport. The paper highlights the duties and models of Transport Institutions with examples from some selected countries and draws a conclusion on the need to avoid institutional gridlock to transport planning efficiency.

 

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transport, institutions, government

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