Svetla Tzvetkova


One of the most important goals regarding the management and organization of public transport in the city of Sofia, in the context of building stable urban mobility, is the effective coordination of the functioning of individual transport types, in accordance with the capital’s growth and citizens’ transport needs. On top of improving the quality of freights and reducing travel time and passengers’ transport fatigue, integrated development is also a prerequisite for the optimal use of vehicles along routes. The paper outlines the main guidelines and indicates specific technical and organizational measures aimed at providing more effective coordination of the functioning of individual types of public transport in the city of Sofia. The main benefits of that are indicated, as well as the perspectives for its future stable development which are summarized in the paper’s concluding part.



the benefits of the integrated development of public transport


JEL Codes: R40, R41, R49



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