Impact of Infrastructural Inefficiency on The Citizens of Karachi: A Case of Green Line Bus Project of Karachi

  • Muhammad Anus Khan Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology - Karachi Campus https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5496-3572
  • Mustansar Hayat Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences, SZABIST Karachi
Keywords: Infrastructure, Karachi, Green Line Project, metropolitan, socioeconomic

Abstract

The object on this project is to capture impact the infrastructural inefficiencies on the daily route on the public. In order to execute our research we have selected one of the recently on-going projects of “Green Line Project”. Our research is based on qualitative research technique. The project started in 26 Feb 2016 and still under construction phase. The decided route for this project is from Surjani Town till Karachi City station. In our research we will examine the impact of this project on the public that is using the same route where this project is going on. As the project was aim to operational in Feb, 2017 but same is still under construction and the construction delay is hindering daily routine of the public. 

We are going to deploy a twofold research method where in general research survey will be conducted using questionnaire approach and another questionnaire from experts. The cost benefit analysis also clearly depict that people impacted both in terms on time and fuel consumption i.e. and estimated increase in travel time is more than one hour and .72liter is fuel consumption per user per day. Further as per the after review, the project construction is creating hurdles for the public in their daily routine in terms of socioeconomic activities.   

 

Author Biography

Muhammad Anus Khan, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology - Karachi Campus

Ph. D. Scholar

Published
2020-12-31
How to Cite
Khan, M. A., & Hayat, M. (2020). Impact of Infrastructural Inefficiency on The Citizens of Karachi: A Case of Green Line Bus Project of Karachi. Pakistan Journal of Economic Studies, 3(2), 166-186. Retrieved from https://journals.iub.edu.pk/index.php/pjes/article/view/389