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IJESD 2013 Vol.4(2): 76-79 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2013.V4.308

Management Plan Optimization and Application of Public Spots for Increasing Widespread Usage of Public Transportation: Istanbul Case

Ummugulsum Alyuz, H. Handan Demir, H. Eser Okten, Oktay Yilmaz, and Goksel Demir

Abstract—Increasing the widespread usage of the public transportation has a vital importance for reducing environmental pollution originated from the transport sector which is one of the biggest causes of the global warming. In this study, first of all the factors affecting a management plan on increasing the public interest in public transport were investigated, then Istanbul case was explained for each of these factors, the success of the applications were discussed and suggestions were provided for improvement through the application of the short informative audiovisual advertisements. Finally, a management plan was optimized for the usage of public transportation dissemination, which can be adapted by decision-makers in accordance with the internal dynamics of their own countries and recommendations were included to increase demand by usage of public spots.

Index Terms—Public transport, public spot, audiovisual advertisement, management plan.

U. Alyuz, H. E. Okten, and G. Demir are with the Bahcesehir University Environmental Engineering Department, Besiktas Istanbul, Turkey (e-mail: ummugulsum.alyuz@bahcesehir.edu.tr, eser.okten@bahcesehir.edu.tr, goksel.demir@ bahcesehir.edu.tr)
H. H. Demir is with the Bahcesehir University Vocational School Department of Business Administration, Besiktas Istanbul, Turkey (e-mail: hacerhandan.demir@bahcesehir.edu.tr)
O. Yilmaz is with the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Istanbul, Turkey (e-mail: goksel.demir@ bahcesehir.edu.tr)

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Cite:Ummugulsum Alyuz, H. Handan Demir, H. Eser Okten, Oktay Yilmaz, and Goksel Demir, "Management Plan Optimization and Application of Public Spots for Increasing Widespread Usage of Public Transportation: Istanbul Case," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 76-79, 2013.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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