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|Title||An Investigation to Select "Metro" as a Public Transportation Mode in Gaza City|
|Title in Arabic||An Investigation to Select "Metro" as a Public Transportation Mode in Gaza City|
Gaza Strip suffers from continuous increase in the population as well as the number of taxies. The majority of Gaza Strip citizens use taxi in their movement. Relying completely on taxi, neglecting the availability of public transport, which could lead to more traffic congestion and negative impacts on the environment in the future. This study deals with a proposal to select "Metro" route as a public transportation mode in Gaza City. It discusses through questionnaire hypotheses which contribute to the approval community for this means of transportation, and the validity of these assumptions. Random sample is selected with size of 96 questionnaire papers response. The result shows that all fields of questionnaire is significant at α = 0.05, which means that there is a satisfaction by the community to select "Metro" route as a public transportation mode in Gaza City. The researcher recommends that giving more attention to solve the current traffic problem, which may worsen with time. Through formation of a committee to develop an integrated strategy to start implementing the steps to create metro project that includes members of General Authority for Investment, Ministry of Public Works and Ministry of Transport. In addition, development of preliminary studies, which include the general plan, capitalcosts and technical perceptions of the project.
|Series||Volume: 4, Number: 12|
|Publisher||International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science|
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