- GI-based Performance Evaluation of a Bike Sharing System in Wuhan, China    click here to open paper content1035 kb
by    Zhang, Ying & Huang, Zhengdong | zhang25434@itc.nl   click here to send an email to the auther(s) of this paper
Short Outline
Wuhan launched the bike sharing system in 2009. This paper seeks to evaluate the performance of the bike sharing system in Wuhan, to find out whether it is efficient.
With the economic development all over the world, there is an increasing usage of automobiles, which has resulted in a series of urban and transport problems, such as global warming, air pollution and traffic congestion. Therefore, many countries have taken actions to improve these problems by encouraging the use of public transportation and green transport. In recent years, bike sharing system has become a mode of green transport, which has been adopting all over the world, to be used as a single transport or integrated with other public transport system.
This paper seeks to evaluate performance of bike sharing system in Wuchang district of Wuhan, in China, based on the existing problems of this bike sharing system. And method on the combination of GIS and multi criteria evaluation (MCE) was adopted to evaluate this system, by building a series of indicators which was assumed that would influence the performance of bike sharing system.
Bike sharing system, Green Transportation, Peformance, Efficiency
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