Abstract or Introduction
This book is an attempt to make the reference work, which is intended for practitioners, as well as a textbook, available to students. But because public transportation in general and MSRTC, in particular, is a dynamic subject, with newly published material appearing frequently and issues constantly changing as they reflect new societal values and priorities, it was necessary to revise the book in order to ensure that it will continue to serve its readers well into the twenty-first century. The contents of this book may be broken down into seven sections, which are as follows: historical development; systems and technologies; comparing options; planning; management and operations; policy issues; and the future. Should transportation support current lifestyles, or should it promote or compel change in lifestyles? This is one of the new and developing topics that are addressed in the revised and updated version. Other new and emerging topics include: Who should be responsible for paying for transportation services: those who use them, taxpayers at the local level, or taxpayers at the national level? How can we maximize the improvements to air quality, energy consumption, land use, and modes of transportation to offer the necessary mobility at the lowest possible cost? How can we coordinate the many parts of transportation systems management (TSM) to make them more effective and efficient?
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- Sagar Manjare (Author), 2022, The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) in the Competitive Era. The Life-Line of Maharashtra, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1256966