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Evaluating Access to Riyadh’s Planned Public Transport System Using Geospatial Analysis

Evaluating Access to Riyadh’s Planned Public Transport System Using Geospatial Analysis

The King Abdulaziz Project for Public Transport in Riyadh city is one of the world’s largest urban transit systems being developed. The project aims to meet the demands of the city’s growing urban population while reducing traffic congestion, heavy private car dependence and air pollution. The performance of any public transport system largely depends on its accessibility. Therefore, this study evaluates the populations’ access to Riyadh’s public transport stations using network analysis tools based on geographic information systems.

24th June 2021
The Impact of Restricted Mobility Due to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

The Impact of Restricted Mobility Due to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia

Seven months since the first COVID-19 case was identified in Wuhan, China, the contagious and vastly transmissive virus has continued to spread and grow into a global pandemic affecting more than 20 million people. When the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, countries started imposing restrictions on local and international travel, as well as advocating the importance of social distancing to control the spread of the virus.

23rd August 2020

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