Visualized Simulation of Recharge-Station Service Capacity for E-Scooter Travel

To minimize air pollution from engine scooters, electric scooters (ESs) with lower emissions were developed and promoted by the Taiwanese government. These ESs are limited by battery technology, therefore, the establishment of recharge facilities for ESs is critical for promoting their usages. Currently, the best application for the electric scooters (ESs) is recreational because of the relatively short travel distance the scooter can travel before the battery needs recharged. Thus, optimal locations for the recharge stations (RS) are located around destinations. To identify the service capacity and performance of RSs' location, this study proposed a simulation model to perform deterministic location analysis considering demand side randomness factors. From the selected case simulation results, we identify the possible service capacity of RSs' allocations at the destinations with acceptable ESs' level of service. Furthermore, the justification of recharge location also can be evaluated based on the utilization ratio of each RS. From case study, the proposed model can be used to evaluate total performance of ES travel system.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: CD-ROM
  • Features: Figures; Maps; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 23p
  • Monograph Title: TRB 86th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers CD-ROM

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01047619
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 07-2099
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Feb 8 2007 6:47PM