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How Important is the Integration of Public Passenger Transport

Michaela Mrníková
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Published Online: 2017-12-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/logi-2017-0017

Abstract

The significance of the issue of an effective mode of passenger transport is currently increasing. On the one hand, there is the increasing economic demand of public passenger transport, on the other hand, there is the growing traffic share of individual automobile transport. The objective of the paper is to analyze public passenger transport without mutual integration of individual transport systems resulting in the fact that it is not sufficiently able to compete with individual automobile transport. It is proposed the integration of different modes of public passenger transport as a way to increase the competitiveness of public passenger transport. Aim of this paper is to analyze the individual elements of integration systems and describe why integration of public passenger transport systems is needed.

Keywords: Integration; public passenger transport; political phase; strategic phase; realization phase

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Published Online: 2017-12-08

Published in Print: 2017-11-01


Citation Information: LOGI – Scientific Journal on Transport and Logistics, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 59–68, ISSN (Online) 2336-3037, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/logi-2017-0017.

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