EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Neighbourhood effects on station-level transit use: Evidence from the Taipei metro

David Emanuel Andersson, Oliver F. Shyr and Jimmy Yang

Journal of Transport Geography, 2021, vol. 94, issue C

Abstract: While large high-density metropolitan areas with extensive transit networks experience greater use of rail transit than elsewhere, less is known about the neighbourhood effects that affect station use. This study applies the 5D model to analyse neighbourhood effects within 600 m of transit stations in the Taipei metropolitan area. The area is separated into three concentric zones, with separate functions for each zone. While population density, destination attractiveness, and distance to intermodal connections are important in all three zones, design features depend on their location vis-à-vis the centre. Intersection density is important in the downtown core, while bike share facilities affect station use in the intermediate ring. A geographically weighted regression (GWR) reveal that most 5D variables exhibit spatial serial dependence. The key GWR result is that population density has the greatest effect on station use in peripheral residential neighbourhoods.

Keywords: Rail transit; Sustainability; Catchment area; MRT station; Concentric rings (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0966692321001800

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:jotrge:v:94:y:2021:i:c:s0966692321001800

DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2021.103127

Access Statistics for this article

Journal of Transport Geography is currently edited by Frank Witlox

More articles in Journal of Transport Geography from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Catherine Liu ().

 
Page updated 2021-10-16
Handle: RePEc:eee:jotrge:v:94:y:2021:i:c:s0966692321001800