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Towards student awareness on green public transportation

Zainuddin, Nizamuddin and Teoh, Kar Yee and Lau, Joe Yee and Oh, Sin Yee (2015) Towards student awareness on green public transportation. In: Symposium on Technology Management and Logistics (STMLGoGreen), 8-9 December 2015, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Transportation is a main factor that makes the global climate change. Petroleum base transport like gasoline as the largest contributor of air pollution and CO2 emissions in the transport sector.While Green Transportation is a new concept to support sustainable economic development without sacrificing the local and global environment.The purpose of this study is to investigate the students’ awareness on green public transportation. Theory of environment awareness as the underpinning theory in this study.With the highlighted five components which are cause of pollution, conservation of soil, energy conservation, conservation of human health and conservation of wild life and husbandry, to measure the level awareness of student UUM on green public transportation effect towards environment.Quantitative approach is used in this exploratory study.The sample of the study from 400 UUM’s full-time undergraduate students and the population will be divided into three strata which are gender, race and school.Findings will indicate the importance ad effect of green public transportation in preserving the environment towards sustainability.In conclusion, this study helps to investigate the level of awareness on green public transportation.Thus, it will help UUM to implement the green public transportation in the campus.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789670910178 Organized By: School Of Technology Management & Logistics, Universiti Utara Malaysia. Collaboration With: Pusat Kerjasama Universiti-Industri Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public transportation, green transport, conservation air, energy, human health and human health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mr. Nizamuddin Zainuddin
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2016 01:44
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2016 01:44

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