PARATRANSIT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: A Market Response to Poor Roads?*

@inproceedings{Cervero1991PARATRANSITIS,
  title={PARATRANSIT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: A Market Response to Poor Roads?*},
  author={Robert Cervero},
  year={1991}
}
Southeast Asia's paratransit sector has become a vital source of mobility in many cities. Run by private operators, generally under free market conditions, paratransit vehicles maneuver into areas that standard buses cannot serve and provide frequent door-to-door service, at a profit. Yet despite past successes, pressure is mounting to greatly restrict or even ban paratransit vehicles from many cities, replacing becaks, bajajs, tuktuks, microbuses, minibuses, and jeepneys with large buses… CONTINUE READING

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