FY2010 Special Coordination Fund for Promoting Science and Technology:"Social System Reformation Program for Creation of New Society matching Climate Change"

Urban Reformation Program for Realization of Bright Low Carbon Society


Mobility Group

From the viewpoint of low-carbonization of support system for the elderly’s activity, it is essential to develop the personal mobility system that is optimum for the transportation measures of the elderly.

  • We make experiments to evaluate congruence to citizens' needs to move and contribution to low environmental load by introducing a considerable amount of super-comact electric vehicles (COMS) and capacitor-driven electric vehicles to Kashiwa City.

  • We make efforts of non-contact electricity supply, precautionary safety, and health care in order to increase the added value of super-compact electric vehicles.

  • We develop mobility management in the total plan of trasportation considering public transportation and on-demand buses.

  • We realize the smart mobility network (SMN) utilizing the data base.