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Factors of traffic congestion: A study of Penang Bridge in Malaysia

Lee, Wai Kit and Melan, Mustakim (2012) Factors of traffic congestion: A study of Penang Bridge in Malaysia. In: Simposium Pengurusan Teknologi, Operasi & Logistik (SIPTIK III), 11-12 Disember 2012, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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The research aims to identify the factors of traffic congestion in Penang Bridge.The factors which will be discussed are bad driver behavior, poor bridge structure, and increasing number of vehicles.Bad driver behaviors such as distraction are contributed to road accidents which will lead to traffic congestions. Poor bridge structure discussed here is merges road, which is when the number of lanes narrowed from three lanes to two lanes when reaching the exit on each side of the bridge. Lastly, statistically shows that the increased of vehicles in Penang does directly caused traffic congestions in Penang Bridge.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078789 ANJURAN: Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan, Teknologi dan Logistik, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bridge congestion, Bridge structure, Driver’s behavior, Vehicles.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Mustakim Melan
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2013 08:40
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 04:32
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/8474

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