Designing “Friendly” into Public Bicycle for Taipei City
The purpose of this study is to define problems of YouBike’s design, and then, to provide designers with public bicycle design advice. Firstly, an observation was carried out to discover the general process among YouBike users. Secondly, case studies were conducted. Time and period were recorded following each correspondent’s activities, including withdrawing YouBike, returning YouBike, confirming the transaction fee. Research findings include: (1) Attaching magnetic on the bike’s locking plate to reduce the occurrence of error.(2) Changing the color of the lights contrasting colors to enhance the degrees in visual recognition.
KeywordsUniversal Design YouBike
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