Study of passenger discomfort measures at the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway system

Hing Keung William Lam, C. Y. Cheung, Y. F. Poon

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This note investigates the important attributes relating to the crowding effects at the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) stations in Hong Kong. Data was collected at two sets of three MTR stations to study the responses of the passengers due to the discomfort at crowded vehicles and platforms. Stated preference surveys were used to study the effects of passenger discomfort measures.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-399
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Advanced Transportation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Strategy and Management

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