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Importance Factor Analysis on Mobility Facilities for the Transportation Disabled by Using Structural Equation Model
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Importance Factor Analysis on Mobility Facilities for the Transportation Disabled by Using Structural Equation Model
Ahn, Woo-Young; Choi, Lee-Ra;
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 Abstract
In most of mobility enhancing plans for the transportation disabled, decisions for the investment priorities are firstly made by the facilities that have lower installation rate or lower satisfaction rate; the decisions are made without analyzing the importance factor (path loading factor) between the facility installation rate and the satisfaction rate together. In this study, a novel method of finding causality between the exogenous latent variables and the endogenous latent variables is provided by using the Structural Equation Model (SEM). The results show that the most influential facilities for the transportation disabled are bus stops, crosswalks and sidewalks in order. Also, a curb height around bus stops, a smoothness of sidewalks and installation of crosswalks traffic light are identified as an important facilities for the Transportation disabled.
 Keywords
Transportation disabled;SEM;Exogenous latent variables;Endogenous latent variables;
 Language
Korean
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