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We start personal mobility tour public road proof experiment in Minato Mirai 21 district

October 5, 2017

Yokohama-shi personal mobility tour proof experiment promotion meeting that Yokohama-shi participates in,
We start public road proof experiment for people concerned of Segway guided tour in Minato Mirai 21 district.

Photograph of personal mobility tour

1 purpose
In Yokohama-shi for city brand improvement as tourist city,
Segway guided tour that is carried out in each world city
We push forward environmental maintenance to carry out.
To run public road with boarding type movement support robot such as Segway,
Permission of jurisdiction government office is necessary, and get necessary permission this time,
We begin proof experiment in the first public road in Yokohama-shi.
In this way, we inspect safety, and it continues, and proof is to test,
For Rugby World Cup 2019™, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Paralympics
As tourist attractions that we turned, we work on the making of new charm of Yokohama.

Summary of 2 personal mobility tour public road proof experiments
◇Sponsorship: Yokohama-shi personal mobility tour proof experiment promotion meeting, Yokohama-shi
◇The date and time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 17th (Tue), 24th (Tue), 31st (Tue)
    Time of the morning: From 9:30 to 11:30, time of the afternoon: From 13:30 to 15:30
*It becomes conduct on spare day in case of rain.
◇Run place: Please refer to "3 run routes".

3 run routes
We plan course approximately 2km via mall in the sidewalk of Minato Mirai 21 district and Rinko Park (Seaside Park).
We start near the Pacifico-yokohama and we go around Kokusai Odori Boulevard, Keyaki Dori Avenue and return to Rinko Park (Seaside Park).
Segway guided tour runs the sidewalk in public road.

Map of run route

□ Press release document (pdf: 890KB)