Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 7
Page No. 414 - 424

Improving Urban Coverage of Bike-Sharing Systems Through Accessibility Models

Authors : Juan David Zuluaga, Diego Alexander Escobar and Carlos Alberto Moncada

Abstract: This analysis was developed in Manizales, Colombia. The main purpose of this research is to evaluate the influence of increasing the number of stations of a bike-sharing program using accessibility models and the benefits in terms of travel time for population. The travel time spent to arrive at a bike station is calculated, obtaining a spatial coverage represented by isochrones curves using the average speed by foot which is affected by the slope of the streets. In order to get an approach of the influence of the location of bike stations, the results are compared with the socioeconomic level of the city, evaluating which level is induced the most.

How to cite this article:

Juan David Zuluaga, Diego Alexander Escobar and Carlos Alberto Moncada, 2018. Improving Urban Coverage of Bike-Sharing Systems Through Accessibility Models. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 13: 414-424.

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