Sustainable infrastructure transportation to improve society wellbeing in Karawang

D. T. Winata, A. D. Rarasati

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Abstract

Transportation infrastructure design must follow sustainability concept that requires stability in economic, social and environment, then sustains in the future. Therefore, this research aims to identify time travel, fare level, percentage spending on transport, waiting time, and availability of alternatives mode as sustainable transportation indicators that could be applied in rural and urban area at Karawang Regency, as developing district correspond to society welfare as a social theme variable in sustainability development indicators. This research also identifies existing commutes characteristics and benchmark of the sustainable transportation indicators to improve society wellbeing. This research applies quantitative methods by conducting survey to collect data from respondents. The instruments to obtain data in Karawang Regency are questionnaire form, and then collaborated with structured-interview. Spearman's rank correlation is employed as the quantitative method in order to conduct non-directional and directional hypothesis test. In conclusion, time travel, spending on transport, and fare level variables representing mobility, equity, and affordability have significant influence to experience wellbeing, and then they have negative correlation to social welfare as well. For that reason, time travel and fare level must be reduced to improve society wellbeing.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012008
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume105
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2018
Event2nd International Tropical Renewable Energy Conference, i-TREC 2017 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 3 Oct 20174 Oct 2017

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