Technology of Urban, Interurban and Rural Passenger Transport

  • Gordana Štefančić
  • Zvonimir Pilih
  • Milan Stanković
Keywords: mobility, standard of living, public transport modes, travel time, private car


The work will consider the significance of various publictransport modes, since different methods of travel that form thetransport system are interconnected. The application of thelevel of service in one mode influences other transport modesand changes depending on the type of travel and is divided inthree groups: urban, interurban and rural travel. In consideringthe significance of urban public transport there are three levelsof trip-end generation/attraction, with which six types of urbantravel can be identified. lnterurban travel is presented throughtwo main transport modes, rail and bus. Apart from businesstrips, air travel is relatively insignificant, primarily because ofthe prices and small distances. In rural areas, characterized bylow population density, there is the problem of travelling of theelderly people, as well as those without cars, as the difficulty ofproviding economic public transport services has increased becausethe number of carried passengers is small. This results inthe reduction in mobility and the quality of life. Attempts havebeen made to improve the standard of provision of public transportservices by introducing unconventional transport means.


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Štefančić G, Pilih Z, Stanković M. Technology of Urban, Interurban and Rural Passenger Transport. Promet [Internet]. 1 [cited 2024Jun.16];18(1):39-2. Available from:
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