Climate-Friendly Transport – Analysing Structural Relationships


Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Studentska 2, 51 000 Rijeka, Croatia


Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Studentska 2, 51 000 Rijeka, Croatia


Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka, Studentska 2, 51 000 Rijeka, Croatia


Rijeka Plus d.o.o, Blaža Polića 2


The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of technology, and social, economic, and legal effects on climate-friendly transport. A model is created to identify the relationships between important factors that are creating the concept of climate-friendly transport. Structural equation modelling was used to identify the relationships between 21 measured influencing factors and four latent constructs: technology, legislative, and socioeconomic factors, and green transportation as abstract concepts used to group them. The relationships between all of the measured factors and constructs are calculated indicating the correlations, regression, and covariance between all elements of the study. The relationships between the abstract concepts and factors are calculated. The results of this research will improve insight into all environmentally friendly transport-influencing factors and concepts.

climate-friendly transport, influencing factors, structural equation modeling
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Citation pattern: Kolanović I., Čišić D., Jugović A., Smojver Ž., Climate-Friendly Transport – Analysing Structural Relationships, Scientific Journal of Gdynia Maritime University, No. 121, pp. 7-19, 2022

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