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Possible Challenges of Integrating ICTs into the Public Transportation System in the Free State Province, South Africa

  • Ndakhona BashingiEmail author
  • M. Mostafa Hassan
  • Muthoni Masinde
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 171)

Abstract

There is need for ICT in the Free State public transportation system and for its implementation to be successful, information is needed on the needs of the various stakeholders and assessment of whether those needs are possible to fulfill using ICT solutions. The conventional and traditional poor quality transportation system needs to be improved. ICTs have shown to be the ultimate solution to most public transport problems. For successful ICT integration, implementation and operation of these ICT solutions to improve the public transportation system challenges may be encountered which has to be addressed. This study investigates the challenges which are likely to be faced by the different stakeholders at the different levels of the integration process.

Keywords

ICT Integration Public transportation system Challenges 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ndakhona Bashingi
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Mostafa Hassan
    • 2
  • Muthoni Masinde
    • 3
  1. 1.SURT Research GroupCentral University of TechnologyBloemfonteinSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of Civil EngineeringCentral University of TechnologyBloemfonteinSouth Africa
  3. 3.Department of Information TechnologyCentral University of TechnologyBloemfonteinSouth Africa

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