Traffic problem in Kathmandu and Use of GIS in Urban Traffic Management

Authors

  • Anil Marsani Transportation College, South East University, Nanjing, China
  • Jeni Rajbamshi Nepasoft Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njg.v3i1.51444

Keywords:

urban transport, traffic problem, remedial measures, traffic management planning, GIS technology, travel demand analysis, urban traffic management

Abstract

This paper first points out the root causes of traffic problem in the capital city of Nepal (Kathmandu) and hence some of the remedial measures to solve the problems are put forward along with the introduction of the concept of urban traffic management planning which is relatively new in the context of Nepal. At last this paper gives a comprehensive view to how GIS can be applied in the field of urban traffic management especially focusing on the travel demand analysis.

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Published

2004-05-27

How to Cite

Marsani, A., & Rajbamshi, J. (2004). Traffic problem in Kathmandu and Use of GIS in Urban Traffic Management. Journal on Geoinformatics, Nepal, 3(1), 19–23. https://doi.org/10.3126/njg.v3i1.51444

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