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Choice f micro-mobility: Case studies of ta public bicycle sharing system in New Zealand


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This study considers how to improve understanding of sustainable urban transport planning from the perspective of the Central Business District (CBD) redevelopment process for two cities, Hamilton and Christchurch in New Zealand (NZ). The most proportion of ‘Public Bicycle Share Schemes’ operate in densely populated cities as these are characterized by limited modal accessibility but high population density in the urban CBD. This situation is similar to NZ’s two medium-sized cities, in each of which the city’s population density is constantly increasing in the past years. In this study, Multinomial and Mixed Logistic regression models were used to determine the model specification, and subsequently, to test the mode choice cross-elasticities for promoting greater use of the bicycle sharing system in conjunction with public transport service. The data were gathered using stated preference surveys from 486 New Zealanders, and the modeling results indicate that the potential improvement in a modal shift towards micro-mobility, which can be enhanced by applying different policy options.

Item Type: Paper presented at a conference, workshop or other event, and published in the proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Public Bicycle Share Scheme, Micro-mobility, Stated Preference Survey, Logistic Regression Model, New Zealand
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
Divisions: Schools > Centre for Engineering and Industrial Design
Depositing User: Chan Kim
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2020 05:21
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 08:36

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