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  • A Study of the Mobility of the Elderly Women in Kamikatsu-Town, a Mountainous Area in JAPAN  [in Japanese]

    TANAKA Kensaku

    … Tokushima prefecture, focusing on how the difference of their transportation condition, such as the locations of their residence and the transportation they use, has impacted on the combination of their means of transportation.</p><p>Amid the decrease of the mobility of the elderly women and the range of their activities, this combination can be divided into several patterns depending on the difference of the transportation condition of their …

    GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCES 75(1), 1-18, 2020


  • Analysis of Bus Operation at Peak Hours Using Bus GPS Data: A Case Study of YBS-36

    Aung Thet Htun , Kyaing , Lwin Ko Ko , Sekimoto Yoshihide

    … <p>The use of public buses constitutes the primary daily transportation mode for commuters inside the city of Yangon. … The efficiency of the public bus transportation service is important to the local government in terms of public safety and energy saving. …

    Journal of Disaster Research 15(3), 426-436, 2020


  • Investigation of the level of local public transportation system to be guaranteed in rural areas::The case of Anan town, Nagano prefecture  [in Japanese]

    YAMAMOTO Takuto

    <p>Ⅰ 研究の背景と目的</p><p></p><p>中山間地域の地域公共交通を支えてきた路線バス事業は,利用者の減少と他部門での収益性の悪化により厳しい状況に置かれている.自治体に移管されたのちも,収益性の改善は見込まれない.地域公共交通に関しては,工学や経済学の分野から効率的な運行形態を模索する研究,地域社会学や人文地理学の分野から事 …

    Proceedings of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers 2020s(0), 269, 2020


  • An On-demand bus Using AI in Fukuoka ISLAND-CITY  [in Japanese]

    Sakotsubo Tomohiro , Oi Ryosuke , Soshima Sayuri

    … The vehicle was developed for “KNOWROUTE”, on-demand bus service launched in April 2019. … It is expected to reduce the financial burden of public transportation, to complement the transportation by route buses and taxis, and to respond to the shortage of drivers. … Through the design of the vehicle, we tried to express the novelty of the service and make it easy to understand how to use. …

    Annual Design Review of Japanese Society for the Science of Design 25(1), 1_36-1_39, 2020


  • Analysis on Taxi Operation Using GPS Data and Possibility of Its Efficiency Improvement  [in Japanese]

    SANO Kazushi , WANG Kai , HATOYAMA Kiichiro , TAKAHASHI Takao , WATARI Tomonori

    … <p>The taxi system is expected to play an important role, especially in rural areas for an alternative of deficit abolished bus routes and for a kind door-to-door transportation system to aged people. … However, it is challenging to keep the taxi service in rural areas; … In this study, we firstly visualized the taxi service using trajectory GPS data of taxi vehicles in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture and acquired the information contributing to efficient operation. …

    JSTE Journal of Traffic Engineering 6(2), A_280-A_285, 2020


  • An Analysis of Bus Traffic Delay with Geographical Characteristics and an Application to Arrival Time Prediction in Snowfall Situation  [in Japanese]

    Hiroi Kei , Hananouchi Koutaro , Imai Hitomi , Kawaguchi Nobuo

    … <p>Bus transportation service is more influenced than other public transport by various factors such as traffic congestion, weather condition, number of passengers, traffic signals. … These factors often cause delay and the users may feel inconvenience while waiting at the bus stop. … In the case of snowfall event, a large delay occurs, which greatly reduces the convenience of the bus. …

    IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems 140(2), 257-266, 2020


  • History of Intercity-bus-service in the Sea of Japan Area  [in Japanese]

    成定 竜一

    運輸と経済 = Transportation & economy 79(11), 60-65, 2019-11


    神田 佑亮 , 藤原 章正 , 塚井 誠人 , 力石 真 , 三村 陽一

    … As a result, the railway transportation service had been stopped, and heavy traffic congestion had occurred. … In order to improve this situation, the authors proposed disaster adapted temporal public transportation service, "disaster-adapted BRT (Bus Rapid Transit)", in order to ensure rapidity and punctuality of bus service. …

    Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B1 (Hydraulic Engineering) 75(1), 340-349, 2019


  • Investigating Satisfaction and Its Determinants of BRT-Lite Services in Indonesian Cities

    ADRIANA Martina Cecilia , RIZKI Muhamad , JOEWONO Tri Basuki

    … This paper investigates passenger satisfaction level of four BRT-lite in Indonesian cities, consists of shelter and bus service attributes, users personal and travel characteristics. … Passenger satisfaction for key service attributes of bus and shelter was assessed using Customer Satisfaction Index and Ordinal Logistic Regression. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1447-1468, 2019


  • Integration of Transit Demand for Bus Route Design in Ulaanbaatar

    BATZORIGT Erdenebat , ERDENEBAT Nomungerel

    … <p>As a developing country and poor transportation system the city of Mongolian bus route system could not serve in most of distal part. … The objective of this paper is applying big data and transit demands data to develop a methodology for planning and designing a cost and service efficient transit network. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1436-1446, 2019


  • Network Data Envelopment Analysis (NDEA)-Based Bus Route Performance Measurement: A Pilot Study

    TRAN Khac-Duong

    … This paper proposes a NDEA-based framework to evaluate the performance of individual bus routes within a transit network by an overall efficiency score and investigate the internal factors related to theirinefficiency. … Real data from 52 bus routes in Brisbane, Australia is employed toexamine the proposed Network Data Envelopment Analysis (NDEA) model. … The results indicated the advantages of the NDEA model in measuring the performance of bus routes, compared to the traditional DEA model. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1469-1484, 2019


  • Re-orientation of Para-Transit When Confronted by Mass Transit System: An Approach through User's and Operator's Perceptions

    N.VASUDEVAN , GORE Ninad , ZOPE Rupali , ARKATKAR Shriniwas , JOSHI Gaurang

    … <p>The present paper deals with the role of para-transit system of auto-rickshaws in fast growing metropolitan city of Surat in Indian state of Gujarat, when confronted by the city bus service and bus rapid transit system. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1508-1521, 2019


  • Cost Saving Effect and Resident Satisfaction of Community Bus Replacement Service Provided by Taxi

    KATO Hideki , FUKUMOTO Masayuki , NAKAGAKI Akinori , SUZUKI Hideyuki , YOSHIMI Shoya

    … <p>The operation of "Community bus" and "Demand Responsive Transport (DRT)"by municipalities are widely spread in Japan. … Establishment of a new feasible method for local public transportation service which can deal with these problems is required. … In this study, we examined the possibility of using taxis as new public transportation and report a social experiment in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1286-1299, 2019


  • Premium Point to Point (P2P) Bus Service System: An Initial Assessment of Current Routes in Metro Manila

    LUCERO Paolo Ian , FILLONE Alexis , HABANA Rachel

    … <p>An initial assessment of the existing routes of the recently implemented P2P Bus Service System in Metro Manila was conducted. … The service encourages mode shifting from private to public transport especially for users traversing one of the busiest roads in the metro: Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA). …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1312-1320, 2019


  • Evaluating Operational Performance of City Bus Transit Service Using TCQSM Guidelines: A Case Study of Surat City

    GAJERA Hardik , DAWDA Nandan , DAVE Sanjay , JOSHI Gaurang , ARKATKAR Shriniwas

    … <p>The present paper attempts to evaluate the operational performance of the city bus system considering demand and supply parameters. … Towards this purpose, seven-days ticketing data (for estimating demand) in addition to operational timetable details (for estimating supply) for city bus system in Surat city, India was collected from the private operator. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1361-1381, 2019


  • Evaluation of Public Transportation Mode Choice with Passenger Satisfaction: A Case Study of the Semi-Luxury Bus Service on the Panadura-Kandy Route in Sri Lanka

    DANTHANARAYANA Chamila Tharangani

    … <p>Assessment of passenger satisfaction on bus transportation in Sri Lanka is a timely imperative to upgrade the level of service. … The main objectives of this study are: to assess passenger satisfaction with the semi-luxury bus service on the Panadura-Kandy route; … to examine important service quality attributes that influence passenger satisfaction; …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1382-1399, 2019


  • A Comparative Analysis on Residents' Paying Willingness for On-Road Public Transport Services Based on Option Price

    ZHENG Xun , MIWA Tomio

    … With more elderly people are willing to return their driving license, Japanese government is seeking solutions to ensure a durable transportation construct for elderly's daily life. … Option price is the willingness to pay of residents for maintaining the service. … The result shows that bus service has the highest and ride-sharing service has the lowest option price. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 221-237, 2019


  • Redesigning the Interiors of Public Buses in Dhaka City: Exploring the Gender based Perceptions and Preferences

    SULTANA Sharmin , ROUF Khadija Bint Abdur , AHMED Sakib Sarwar , HOSSAIN Moinul , HOSSAIN Dewan Mahboob

    … <p>This paper examines the interior design perceptions and preferences of male and female public bus users based on different service quality criteria, sub-criteria, and design alternatives using Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) decision-making model. … A customized service quality model based on SERVQUAL and RESCA models was used as the instrument for the FGDs which eventually led to the design of the AHP study. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 187-209, 2019


  • Proposal on Integrated Bus Planning Sites for Mandalay City

    THU Su Pe

    … <p>In Mandalay City, the current bus system is targeting to the industrial zones and new towns. … The actual total bus travel time takes longer and longer by gathering passengers and so the demand is decreasing. … Similarly, the advantage of the current bus system is to carry the various things bought by the passengers. … In the land use based accessibility measurement, there is 21% good access, 22% fair access and 57% repair and no service area in Mandalay City. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 1160-1179, 2019


  • Modeling Railway Station Access Mode Choice Behaviour and Rail Travel Demand

    MENG Li

    … <p>This paper discusses residents' preferences regarding train travel with a focus on their mode choice behaviour for the following railway station access modes: car, bus, bicycle and walking. … The findings reveal that walking distance, train frequency, bus access, bus waiting time, car access and car park availability are statistically significant. …

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 13(0), 574-593, 2019


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