An Improved Travel Safety for Urban Commuters using an iTracks System

Sham, Rohana and Muhammad Hussein, Muhammad Zaly Shah and Ismail, Hairul Nizam and Abd Latif, Azlin and Mohamed, Suhana and Othman, Razifah and Md Yatim, Nurul Huda (2013) An Improved Travel Safety for Urban Commuters using an iTracks System. In: 2013 IEEE 3rd International Conference on System Engineering and Technology, ICSET 2013, 19 - 20 August 2013, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

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The purpose of this research is to improve the travel safety among urban commuters. Even though the large amount of money has been invested to ensure user especially urban commuters can access the public transport comfortably, the safety and security measures still become a concern. Crimes such as sexual crimes on passengers, pickpocket, snatch thefts and etc reported continue to occur on trains, taxis, buses or while walking from drop-off points to another mode of transportation or destination. Therefore, this study aims to produce an improved tracking system for human while travelling in urban area.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: crime; Public transport; system; travel safety
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Built Environment > Urban Design
Faculty of Built Environment > Urban and Regional Planning
Depositing User: Norazreen Ismail
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2014 08:51
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2014 08:51

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