Online Bus Reservation System

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UGANDA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

THE ONLINE BOOKING AND BUS SCHEDULING

SYSTEM

BY

AKANYIJUKA DAVID

REG NO: SO9B13/037

SUPERVISOR:

MR. WABWIRE BOSCO

A RESEARCH REPORT SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF A BACHELORS DEGREE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
DECLARATION ii
APPROVAL iii
DEDICATION iv
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT v
ABSTRACT v
1.0.Chapter one…………………………………………………………………………………….1

1.1.Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………1

1.2. Back ground…………………………………………………………………………………...1

1.3. Case study……………………………………………………………………………….........1

1.2 Problem Statement 2
1.3 Objectives 2
1.3.1
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Some of the problems identified included; late issuing of the receipt, inefficiency and untimely information which always destabilizes the whole planning process, human errors like lack of knowledge as to which buses go to different routes leading to production of wrong reports, some areas people walk long distances to get buses. The project team sought to address the above problems through the design, development and implementation of an online booking and bus scheduling system that is efficient and effective. The interface that enables for interaction between the system and the users was designed using Dreamweaver and WAMP Server. The database was implemented using MySQL RDBMS while PHP was deployed to handle interactions between web pages and the database.

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 Introduction

1.1 Background to the study
The number of buses in Uganda has been steadily increasing in the transport sector since the late nineteen eighties due to return of peace in most parts of the country as well as a steadily improving economy. Many of these buses operate long distances on poorly maintained roads. Furthermore a number of these buses are reconditioned due largely to the high cost of purchasing a new
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