COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEMS IN EUROPEAN CAPITALS: BUCHAREST & BERLIN Cover Image

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEMS IN EUROPEAN CAPITALS: BUCHAREST & BERLIN
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEMS IN EUROPEAN CAPITALS: BUCHAREST & BERLIN

Author(s): Alexandru BUGHEANU
Subject(s): Economy, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Academia de Studii Economice - Centrul de Cercetare in Administratie si Servicii Publice (CCASP)
Keywords: public transport; comparative analysis; Bucharest; Berlin

Summary/Abstract: The present study examines the public transport networks in two European capitals, specifically Bucharest and Berlin. The public transport systems of interest in this research displays similar characteristics regarding the number of users, transport vehicles, geographic area served or provided services.The main objective of the paper is to perform a comparative evaluation on the two transport systems, including here specific features, transportation performances and costs, travellers perceptions towards the public transport operators and so on. The purpose of the research was to identify two European capitals, which presents similarities in terms of their public transport systems. For this reason, Berlin and Bucharest metropolis were selected.The results of the analysis can be used to perform a more thorough comparative research on public transport systems across the European Union, or in direct comparison with other metropolitan areas.

  • Issue Year: 13/2018
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 65-75
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English