Easy Access: Pune



There is growing consensus that public transit is an essential part of sustainable urban development. Public transport is far more efficient than private vehicles and can ease congestion and reduce emissions. However, many developing countries face strong transportation challenges. The increase in personal income makes private vehicles more affordable. The city gets into a vicious cycle as poor public transport results in more private vehicles and therefore affects the quality of transportation further. When do people turn to private vehicles? Firstly, when public transport is unavailable. They have to wait or walk toо far to find it. Secondly, when public transport is inefficient. In some cases getting somewhere by foot is faster than taking public transport. Identifying these pain points and fast problem­solving can boost public transit’s reputation and improve the quality of life. Habidatum evaluates public transit’s accessibility through 3 key statistics ­ total travel time, number of transfers and time of first­/ last­mile travelled on foot.

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Spatio-temporal analysis aimed at improving public transportation in Pune, India. Based on open data public transit’s accessibility is examined through travel time, number of transfers and first-/ last-mile problem.

There is growing consensus that public transit is an essential part of sustainable urban development. Public transport is far more efficient than private vehicles and can ease congestion and reduce emissions. However, many developing countries face strong transportation challenges. The increase in personal income makes private vehicles more affordable. The city gets into a vicious cycle as poor public transport results in more private vehicles and therefore affects the quality of transportation further. When do people turn to private vehicles? Firstly, when public transport is unavailable. They have to wait or walk toо far to find it. Secondly, when public transport is inefficient. In some cases getting somewhere by foot is faster than taking public transport. Identifying these pain points and fast problem­solving can boost public transit’s reputation and improve the quality of life. Habidatum evaluates public transit’s accessibility through 3 key statistics ­ total travel time, number of transfers and time of first­/ last­mile travelled on foot.

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Spatio-temporal analysis aimed at improving public transportation in Pune, India. Based on open data public transit’s accessibility is examined through travel time, number of transfers and first-/ last-mile problem.