Notable Features of the Public Transit Systems in Chennai City

by V. Thamizh Arasan, Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai-600 036, India,
S. B. Pattnaik, Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai-600 036, India,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage

Abstract: Certain unique features of the bus and rail transit system of Chennai City are presented. These features are related to the aspects concerning the development, operation and management of the systems. It primarily deals with the notable management and operational aspects of the bus transit system, then deals with certain important aspects related to the development of the new MRTS in the city.

Subject Headings: Rail transportation | Public transportation | Urban areas | Buses | Systems management | Traffic management | Transportation management

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