عنوان مقاله [English]
Rail transportation vehicles such as Metro, light rail transit, monorail and bus rapid transit (BRT), have recently been introduced to improve the performance while increasing the efficiency of the transportation system and traffic in Tehran. Now, this is the question whether monorail, among other alternatives, has a high status and rank in the public transportation system in Tehran with regard to the predictors considered in this article? In this study, to respond this question and in order to locate the status and rank of the monorail among other alternatives for public transportation system in Tehran (Metro, light rail transit, bus rapid transit) and based on six predictors regarded. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) has been used. This is an applied research and the main research method is descriptive-analytical. Library references and particularly the internet sources have been used for gathering the data and the statistics required has been obtained through governmental agencies. In conclusion, after specifying the final score for Metro (A), Monorail (13), Light Rail Transit (C), Bus Rapid Transit (D), monorail falls in a higher rank than light rail and bus it can be said that monorail is of higher status and rank in the public transportation system in Tehran megacity.