Reviewing the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) to measure Sustainable Urban Transport performance

  • Puji Adiatna Nadi King Abdulaziz University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning Faculty of Environmental Design, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • AbdulKader Murad King Abdulaziz University, Department of Urban and Regional Planning Faculty of Environmental Design, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Keywords: Sutainable Urban Transport, GIS, Performance


The purpose of this paper is to show how Geographical Information Systems (GIS) used to measure the performance of Urban Transport Sustainability. The first, this paper discusses about understanding about transport performance and how to measure it. The second, explore about sustainability in urban transport. The third, defines GIS and its possible uses in the sustainable urban transport performance. The relevant GIS functions have also been explained. The GIS models are explored to assist urban transport planner to measure sustainability in urban transport.


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