Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of Mass Transport System A Case of Namma Metro Phase-1, Bengaluru
Author(s):
Sanyogita Murkumbi, Dr. Srinivas K
Keywords:
Public Transport, Air Pollution, Social- Cost Benefit Analysis (SCBA).
Abstract
A sustainable transportation system is critical because it is characterized by continuous urbanization, The growing demand for sustainable transport system has impact on Urbanization and its ecosystems due to atmospheric pollution from and on its built environment. A public transit system that offers reliable connections to the main activity areas is also necessary for a sustainable transportation system, with alternative modes of transportation, which results in the use of environmentally friendly fuels and land use patterns. Metro provides numerous benefits, including reduction in air pollution, time saving to passengers, reduced accidents, reduction in traffic congestion, and fuel savings. There are incremental benefits and costs to a variety of economic representatives, including the government, private transportation companies, passengers and the general public. The study attempts to investigate on the social cost and social benefits of the Namma Metro to enumerate all benefits and socio-economic aspects of the project from Phase- I covering a total distance of 42 Km in Bengaluru city. The project discusses on the benefits that is recognized by use of metro in lieu of usage of personal vehicle and time required to reach their destination, as well as level of congestion will be undertaken for study hence, social cost benefit analysis of Bangalore Metro will be evaluated.
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Unique Paper ID: 157659

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 7

Page(s): 679 - 693
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