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Shared cycling infrastructure as a feeder system for public transport in Sao Paulo

Verbruggen, K.J.P. (2017) Shared cycling infrastructure as a feeder system for public transport in Sao Paulo.

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Abstract:This research project was carried out at Universidade de S˜ao Paulo , Brazil as a part of the Civil Engineering bachelor program. It examines the current use of shared cycling in the city of S˜ao Paulo and the connection of this to public transport. S˜ao Paulo , like other large cities, has to deal with increasing city size and seeks for ways to fit the new traffic flows in its busy streets. Promoting a shift to other modes as for instance public transport or (shared) cycling. This would improve accessibility in the city. The report examines the current state of cycling in S˜ao Paulo by looking at the available systems and current master plan of the municipality. Also, the use of the shared cycling system is analysed in depth to determine succes factors for stations as well as areas where these do not cover yet. The main aim of this thesis is: To analyse the use of bike sharing and its e↵ect on the catchment area of public transport stations in the S˜ao Paulo region.
Item Type:Essay (Bachelor)
Faculty:ET: Engineering Technology
Subject:56 civil engineering
Programme:Civil Engineering BSc (56952)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/71783
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