Sustainable Urban Planning Transportation Policy For Islamabad And Rawalpindi
Author: Saadia Khizar

Under the sustainable development goals 2030 agenda, the 12th goal of responsible consumption and production states that nations should ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns to reduce effects on environment and human behavior. The consumption of any recourse is considered sustainable if their negative by products does not transfer to future generations or the need of present generation compromises the needs of future generations. Prioritizing efficient usage of recourses and minimalizing the wastage is the desired goal. The consumption patterns of transportation in Islamabad and Rawalpindi are mostly depended on the Private automobile sector and lacks efficient Public Transportation System to address increase demand and consumption of Cars, Taxi Services, or different Private Ventures. Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) like Metrobus are a good initiative but not enough of the increase urban expansion and urban demand. Hence, this study has appointed 200+ buses at present partially operational under different public and semi-public institutes to create a fully functioning conventional Public Bus System based of applied quantitative research for Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The research also analyzed the mobility trend and patterns of the two cities through various sources of Data specific from Google Traffic Live, Public authorities like RTA, ITP, and Private ventures Careem and Uber. The study determine common mobility needs and accurate Public Bus Routes for both inter and intra-city transportation of Islamabad-Rawalpindi. Supervisor:- Dr. Junaid A. Memon

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Keywords : Mobility Metrix, Mobility trend, Public Bus System, Transportation Routes., Urban Transportation
Supervisor: Junaid Alam Memon

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