عنوان مقاله [English]
Problem Statement: Paradigmatic changes in urban transport are based on changing the approaches and basics of planning, decision making and policy making from the vehicle-driven model to the human-centered model. Hence, it can be said that man is at the core of the discourse of a new paradigm.
Goal: Analysis of the Paradigm shift of Tabriz Metropolitan Transport Policies to achieving sustainable urban transport is the main objective of the research.
Methodology: The present research is based on the pragmatism paradigm. Quantitative data were collected by a researcher-made questionnaire of experts (360 subjects). For analyzing quantitative data, one-sample t-test, Friedman and linear regression were used. Qualitative research data were collected through exploratory interviews and semi-structured interviews with 30 managers and experts and their analysis using Grand Theory method.
Results: Paradigm Model of qualitative findings show that the economic structure, the level of socioeconomic development, the process urbanization of the country as a dominant platform caused policies Changing the paradigm of transportation in the metropolitan area of Tabriz is slow and then the technical infrastructure will overcome other policies. Also, the quantitative findings, while confirming the qualitative results, show that among the various sustainable transport policies, "Planning for public transportation practices", "traffic management measures" and "speed constraints" policies have a significant impact on the Tabriz metropolitan. So that the standardized coefficient (β) of these policies is respectively 0/726, 0/583 and 0/508, that at error less than 0.01 level is significant.
Innovation: The use of the Analytical Framework (ASI) Model and the mixed research methodology are research innovations.