ISSN: 1994-4721

Author : Qasim Rashid, Wael

An economic study of the problem of traffic congestion in the city of Basra

Wael Qasim Rashid

Basra studies journal, Volume 13, Issue 1994, Pages 268-297

The research discusses factors and causes participate in raising traffic jam in general and in Basra in particular .The research focuses on the economical factors that cause traffic jam .The most important of which is that consumer favorites special vehicle rather than public one because of its features and cost factor that is less in comparison with public vehicle ,in addition to demand nature on public vehicle which is similar to demand on less goods .Moreover the research indicates to economical and social effects and damages of this phenomenon which lead the researcher to put suitable solutions and treatments to help decision makers and specialists in facing this problem in addition to increasing the consciousness and understating in society .