A large number of people in Guwahati city use the public transport system everyday to get to work etc. This paper aims at studying the characteristics of the existing public transport system in Guwahati city and identifying the problems and issues in the system.

Trip-end models for the city of Thane in Maharashtra have been developed based on data from Thane Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) study carried out in 2000. Each zone in the study area was either classified as a Residential or a Central Business District (CBD) zone, and separate models were developed for trip productions and attractions for both the zonal classifications.

The two basic elements that critically determine the performance of any mass transit network from both the user and the operator point of view i.e. designing of bus routes and setting frequencies on these routes; have not been sufficiently investigated because of their inherent complexity and the difficulty of implementation. Besides, most the studies have focussed on a sequential approach i.e.

This paper demonstrates a bottom-up approach for developing urban transport strategies taking a case study of the city of Caracas, Venezuela. The strategies are proposed with respect to; solving the existing transportation problems, achievement of set goals for the city and minimization of negative impacts of transportation.