An Exploratory Study of Bicycle Sharing in Malaysia

Authors

  • Herwina Rosnan Arshad Ayub Graduate Business, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v4i12.327

Abstract

In many countries, bicycle sharing service has been integrated into the urban public transportation system. This is because bicycle sharing is seen as a good alternative for the environment. Bicycle sharing is particularly popular for a short trip in urban areas where traffic congestion and pollution from vehicles’ emission is a concern. In Malaysia, bicycle sharing service is relatively new. The primary objective of the study is to investigate public perceptions of the use of bicycle sharing. Data were collected through interview and secondary sources. The findings indicate that there are barriers that hinder the willingness of Malaysians to use bicycle sharing. Implications of the study are discussed.

Keywords: bicycle sharing; public transportation; quality of life; Malaysia

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRAcE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-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) andcE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. 
https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v4i12.327

Published

2018-11-25

How to Cite

Rosnan, H., & Abdullah, N. C. (2018). An Exploratory Study of Bicycle Sharing in Malaysia. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 4(12), 25-36. https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v4i12.327

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