PERCEIVED PROBLEMS Review the most common problems affecting bus systems along with a list of statistics and performance measures designed to measure the extent of these problems. Reviewing common problems will guide you to relevant benchmarks.
BENCHMARKS AND INDICATORS These pages provide a series of benchmarks and indicators relating to best practices in developing countries. Comparing these figures with actual figures for your city will indicate the extent of your problems and help you determine what factors are causing them.
FACTORS INFLUENCING BUS SYSTEM EFFICIENCY You can use this section to determine the causes of the problems that your bus system faces and the factors that contribute to bus system efficiency. This will help you frame your objectives for reform.
REFORM OBJECTIVES This section discusses the reform objectives you might be considering for your system.
USE THE INTERACTIVE TOOL This interactive tool helps you define the transport objectives for your city. It will rank bus system reform options based on your answers to a series of questions.
These options range from a public monopoly, through various forms of tendered services, such as gross-cost route contracts, to a completely unregulated system. For each approach, information is organized into various topics, including legal and institutional issues, contract design, financial considerations, and monitoring and enforcement.
Reform options and systems There is a series of reports produced under the project Advancing Urban Transport Reform in the Europe and Central Asia Region, designed to assist reform within the urban passenger transport sector in the Europe and Central Asia Region.