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COMPANY STRUCTURE MODEL FOR PUBLIC COLLECTIVE TRANSPORT

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Author(s): CARLOS ALBERTO MONCADA ARISTIZÁBAL | JOHANNA BURBANO VALENTE

Journal: Universitas psychologica
ISSN 1657-9267

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 325;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: urban transport | operation structure | transport administration

ABSTRACT
The operation scheme of the collective public transport in Bogotá (Colombia) has not suffered a big transformationin its general structure during the last seventy years. It is well known that the companies of collective public transportfor passengers operated by buses has not worked like managers of the vehicles, rather they worked like companies forvehicles affiliation.The operation base for the companies in the model of affiliation (as the Bogotá case), is the same for all the citieswith public transport around Colombia: there are owners and drivers of the vehicles in charge of the maintenance,control and service offers.This document presents a formulation of a theoretical model of company structure, remarked in the particularpolicies and operating conditions that transformed the service of public transport since 2003 in Bogotá city. The modelinvolves the operative, organizational and financial aspects, looking forward for a new collective public transportcompany which manage the vehicles fleet in an efficient way and for a better service to the users.
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