Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Transport Policy and Organization in Japan

Buy Article:

$55.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

In transport terms, Japan has an enviable reputation for operating effectively an incredibly complex road and rail system. However, relatively little is known about how this is done or about the issues that are facing policy-makers and shapers in the country. The purpose of this paper, then, is to investigate how land passenger transport is organized in Japan, and to begin to evaluate its effectiveness. This is done by drawing on a literature review and on findings from a scoping study based on a series of semi-structured in-depth interviews with key practitioners. Overall, the findings suggest that national and local transport policy in Japan faces a number of key challenges across all modes in the land passenger transport system, in particular relating to the fragmented approach to policy development, implementation, and operation and to the growing role of the car.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK 2: Department of Civil Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Publication date: October 1, 2007

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more