Prior Analysis of Effect of Introduction of Rental Two-Wheeled Vehicles in Tokushima City

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Author(s)

    • KONDO Akio
    • Institute of Technology and Science, The University of Tokushima
    • KONDO Akiko
    • Department of Media and Information Systems, Shikoku University
    • YAMANOI Takumi
    • Graduate School of Advanced Technology and Science, The University of Tokushima

Abstract

The introduction of rental two-wheeled vehicles, specifically electric bicycles and electric motorcycles, is examined for improving mobility and increasing the level of vitality in the central area in the city of Tokushima. For this purpose, a questionnaire survey was distributed in Tokushima prefecture and then the effects of the introduction were analyzed. When rental two-wheeled vehicles are introduced, the effects on expansion of the movable field of people, the increase in the interaction opportunities with local residents, the increase in the availability of urban facilities, and the number of local residents to these facilities can be clarified. The results provide valuable information for examining the project of introduction of rental two-wheeled vehicles.

Journal

  • Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

    Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies 10(0), 363-375, 2013

    Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

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