Conferences (Southern African Transport Conferences)

Conferences (Southern African Transport Conferences)

Recent Submissions

  • Fungo, E.; Krygsman, S.; Nel, H. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Road infrastructure is the backbone of many rural and urban transport systems. Rural transport provides assurance for the supply of the agricultural inputs and facilitates the delivery of the farm outputs to the markets. ...
  • Mwanyepedza, R. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    South Africa has gone an extra mile as far as the provision of public transport is concerned when comparing it with other Southern African development countries. A large amount of capital expenditure has been channeled to ...
  • Mthimkulu, N. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    The South African public transport industry is under immense scrutiny as captive users of these systems face unsafe, unreliable and costly systems. In the 21 years of the new dispensation, solutions to public transport ...
  • Mubaiwa, T.; Mokonyama, M. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    The South African Human Rights Commission acknowledges that access to healthcare services in South Africa, especially for the poor, is severely constrained by expensive, inadequate or non-existent transport services. This ...
  • Wang, P. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Since stepping into the mobile internet era, traditional challenges of public transport have been evolved and resurfaced with new types while the new challenges keep emerging ceaselessly. With the radical change of information ...
  • Mtizi, C. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    This essay investigates current challenges faced in the Southern African public transport sector and proposes a possible solution to overcome these challenges. Using South Africa and Zimbabwe as case studies, the essay ...
  • Su, J. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    With the development of economy and urbanization, traffic demand in the city increases rapidly. The public transport system plays an essential role to alleviate the traffic pressure. How to optimize the transfer system is ...
  • Wall, K.; Rust, C. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    The purpose of the “report cards” of the condition of engineering infrastructure in South Africa, the product of cooperation between the CSIR and SAICE, have been to draw the attention of government, and of the public at ...
  • Aropet, R. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Transportation is an integral part of the development of any country. Against the backdrop of rapid urbanisation and lack of resources, African countries face an uphill battle to find viable transport solutions to tackle ...
  • Ambunda, R. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Public transportation is a generic term used to describe the family of transit services available to urban and rural residents. Thus, it is not necessarily a single mode but more often a variety of traditional and innovative ...
  • Seboko, S. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Informally run transport is increasingly recognised as an enabler of sustainable urban mobility. This talk will focus on how to harness informally run transport data collection projects to improve mass mobility. Integrating ...
  • Das, D.; Ngobeni, T. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Innovation and technology are critical to reinforce sustainability in road transportation. In recent years’ smart technologies such as ‘Smart Mobile Travel Apps’ are influencing mobility particularly in cities. For example, ...
  • Morapedi, K.; Makhari, M. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    The government identified the need to develop a transport master plan for South Africa that is comprehensive, multi modal, integrated, and dynamic, and provides a sustainable framework not only for implementing transport ...
  • Van Renssen, F.H.; Watters, M.; Tichauer, C.R.; Krogscheepers, C.; Matthee, G. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    In South Africa, the use of the modern roundabout as an alternative form of intersection control is gaining popularity with road authorities and developers. The Western Cape Government: Department of Roads and Public Works ...
  • Mc Lachlan, N. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    This paper questions the “official view” that the paratransit sector is inherently part of a vicious cycle and puts an “alternative view” namely that the paratransit sector is an integral part of the urban mobility system ...
  • Salasa, A.; Roodt, L.D.V. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Research was done to determine the trip generation and parking demand of mosques in the greater Cape Town area of the Western Cape. The research focused on mosques in suburban environments. The mosques are split into two ...
  • Roux, J.; Bruwer, M. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    The development of land serves to fulfil certain needs, resulting in traffic generation. An assessment of the traffic which is expected to be generated by a newly proposed development is required to mitigate the effect of ...
  • Sampson, J. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    At the 1983 Annual Transport Convention (ATC, now called SATC), the author presented a paper with the same title as the one above. The paper provided typical hourly, daily, weekly and annual traffic count patterns in urban ...
  • Roux, E.; Lamprecht, T. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    Transport models and choice models are often developed in isolation without the benefit of combining it into a single dynamic model. This paper aims to demonstrate that, based on the City of Johannesburg (CoJ) Model, choice ...
  • Olivier, W.; Andersen, S.; Bruwer, M. (Southern African Transport Conference, 2017)
    A methodology is presented for estimating the area of influence of two similar non-recurrent congestion events in two of South Africa’s metros, Tshwane and Cape Town, by use of probe data. Congestion in South Africa’s big ...

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