Passengers preference and satisfaction of public transport in malaysia, part II: A comparative analysis of Komuter and LRT network

Rozmi Ismail, Mohammad Hesam Hafezi, Rahim Mohd Nor

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Abstract

This study presents a comparative analysis of passengers preference and satisfaction of two kinds of public transportation in Malaysia, namely, train commuter (KTM) and Light Rail Transit (LRT). One of the important issues regarding public transport is the passenger satisfaction. The main objective of this research is to describe traveler's satisfaction and preference towards public transport with service quality attributes. Parameters in passenger preference and satisfaction on public transportation network are facilities, comfortness and quality of services. A survey was conducted public transportation network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia through a self questionnaire. They were 312 respondents voluntarily participated in this study. Result showed that passenger's preference and satisfaction in the LRT services are better than Komuter. The application of this study suggested Komuter service need to improve their quality of service to attract more passengers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1450-1456
Number of pages7
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Volume6
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Commuter train
  • Lrt
  • Passenger
  • Preference
  • Public transportation
  • Satisfaction

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  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science(all)

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