Public Perceptions and Behaviours towards Bicycle Sharing Offered by SMEs as a Mode of Transportation and the Way Forward

Authors

  • Herwina Rosnan Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia
  • Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1411

Keywords:

Bicycle sharing, Public transportation, Quality of life, Malaysia

Abstract

Bicycle sharing has gained popularity across the world especially in developed countries. Bicycle sharing is a non-polluting and healthy mode of transportation. Compared to motorised mode of transportation, bicycle sharing is seen as a good alternative for the environment. Particularly in urban areas where pollution from vehicles’ emission is a concern. Bicycle sharing is relatively new to Malaysian citizens. Hence, the primary objective of the study is to examine public perceptions towards bicycle sharing. Primary and secondary data was collected and analysed. The findings indicate that the public do not really appreciate the concept of bicycle sharing. Policy can be directed towards supporting bicycle sharing.

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1411

Author Biography

Herwina Rosnan, Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam Selangor, Malaysia

Deputy Director, Community Network Centre

Office of Industry, Community and Alumni Network

UiTM Shah Alam

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Published

2018-08-01

How to Cite

Rosnan, H., & Abdullah, N. C. (2018). Public Perceptions and Behaviours towards Bicycle Sharing Offered by SMEs as a Mode of Transportation and the Way Forward. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(8), 180-185. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1411

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Section

Travel / Transportation Environment

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