City Center Parking Policy: A Business Model Approach

  • Saburo SaitoEmail author
  • Kosuke Yamashiro
  • Masakuni Iwami
Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 19)


This study takes up the Tenjin district, one core part of the city center commercial district of Fukuoka City, Japan, and clarifies what kind of parking policy should be adopted to increase the value of the Tenjin district as one business entity, through the analysis of micro data on visitors’ parking-lot usage and Kaiyu behaviors in the Tenjin commercial district of Fukuoka City.


City center Parking policy Staying time Economic loss Cruising time Fringe parking Tenjin Fukuoka Retail turnover Parking fee discount 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saburo Saito
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Kosuke Yamashiro
    • 3
  • Masakuni Iwami
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsFukuoka UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Fukuoka University Institute of Quantitative Behavioral Informatics for City and Space Economy (FQBIC)FukuokaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Business and EconomicsNippon Bunri UniversityOita CityJapan

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