Public Transportation Management Strategy for Temple City
S. Vaishnavi Devi1, D. Vignesh D. M.2

1S. Vaishnavi Devi, Department of Civil Engineering, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
2D Vignesh D. M, Junior Assistant Planning Engineer, Transportation and Infrastructure Division, Larsen and Toubro, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.

Manuscript received on 18 December 2018 | Revised Manuscript received on 27 December 2018 | Manuscript published on 30 December 2018 | PP: 163-167 | Volume-8 Issue-2, December 2018 | Retrieval Number: B5596128218/18©BEIESP
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Abstract: The bus Transport industry has a lion’s share in India’s economic development. Due to easy accessibility, flexibility of operations, door to door service, the bus transportation is a boon to the public. In fact, the progress of a nation and progress of its transport industry is complementary to each other. India has the world’s fastest growing economies today, which increased thrust on development of infrastructure in the country to reduce the traffic congestion due to increased traffic demand. Nowadays, various mode of transportation is being used in metro cities such as Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, etc [2]. Comparing other modes of transportations bus transportation in India supports for the poor and the lower middle class as an easy and affordable mode of transport. The contribution of bus transport in GDP to the nation is of about 1.2% which is 25% of contribution of all the transportation sectors in India [1]. Hence, to use the bus transportation effectively, bus management and depot management is necessary. Madurai is a lotus shaped city built around the Meenakshi temple with the city streets in concentric circles. Madurai is well versed with air transport, rail transport and bus transport network but most of the people use two wheelers and buses for transportation. The city’s bus transportation is contributed by 16 depots totally with five depots in zone I, two depots in zone II, three depots in zone III and six depots in zone IV to spread the bus service throughout the city. This paper, in prior concentrates only on bus transportation, though 70% of Madurai population uses bus transport to migrate. A study of category analysis among the depot in Madurai has described in this paper.
Keywords: Category Analysis; Depot; Madurai 

Scope of the Article: Structural Reliability Analysis