Performance Assessment of Motorcycle Operation, as a Means of Urban Mobility in Lokoja, Nigeria
作者: Olorunfemi Samuel OluwaseyiEke EdwardChukwuemeka Albert EyindaEno. E. Okoko
作者单位: 1Department of Transport Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
刊名: Journal of Transportation Technologies, 2014, Vol.4 (4), pp.343-354
来源数据库: Scientific Research Publishing Journal
DOI: 10.4236/jtts.2014.44031
关键词: MobilityCommercial MotorcyclePassengerLokoja
原始语种摘要: Motorcyclescontribute significantly to the number of automobiles on the roads in Lokoja,Nigeria. This scenario is attributable to pitiable public transport supply andbad roads that are synonymous to the country Nigeria. Motorcycles are the majormeans of urban mobility in Lokoja due to the fact that the available taxieswithin the town operate within a designed route only (Felele-Army Barrack andGanaja-Felele, vice-versa). The situations have led to high increases in thenumber of motorcycle operators and patronages in Lokoja. To this fact, thepaper assessed motorcycle operation as means of urban mobility in Lokoja. Thestudy was conducted using questionnaires and field observation to collect therequired data. Data were also collected from the Federal Road Safety Commissionand Commercial...
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  • motorcycle 摩托车
  • commercial 商业的
  • operation 运算
  • operators 操作符
  • unemployment 失业
  • Nigeria 尼日利亚
  • mobility 活动性
  • people 民族
  • sampled 抽[采,取]样
  • country 地方