Public Transport in Helsinkiby Seppo Vepsäläinen, Helsinki City Transport, Planning Unit, Toinen Linja 7, FIN-00530 Helsinki, Finland,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Urban Public Transportation Systems: Implementing Efficient Urban Transit Systems and Enhancing Transit Usage
Abstract: Public transport's share of traffic has not improved in the 90s, although passenger volumes has risen. Improving public transport's share of traffic is important. In fact, there are many other means to increase public transport's share. The most important thing is to increase the share of traffic inside and between suburban areas. As such, Helsinki has chosen a transport policy which emphasizes public transport.
Subject Headings: Public transportation | Rail transportation | Highway transportation | Public policy | Traffic accidents | Passengers | Traffic volume | Helsinki | Finland | Europe
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