Title

Skytrain and Subway in Bangkok- An Analysis of the Air Quality Benefits of Two Alternative Transit Systems

Date of Award

9-11-2006

Document Type

Capstone Project

Disciplines

Environmental Policy And Management

Degree Name

Master of Environmental Policy And Management

Department

Environmental Policy And Management

Advisor

Steven Arnold

Keywords

Skytrain and Subway in Bangkok

Abstract

Overpopulation, traffic congestion and air pollution are closely related in Bangkok. Traffic increased dramatically over the past twenty years as population grew to twelve million. Reputed as one of the most polluted cities in the world, Bangkok residents have increased allergy problems, respiratory illness and other maladies. New alternative transportation systems, known as the Skytrain and Subway, are designed to cope with the problem. However, as the Bangkok Subway and Skytrain are implemented, the findings indicate that encourage increased use of the systems is very important to a project's success.

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