1. In this research, we focused on the business structure of shared-taxi. We chose as the study subject "Edamitsu Yamasaka Jumbo Taxi" which is one of local shared- taxi in Kitakyushu-city and analyzed its relation between taxi route and economical characteristics of the shared-taxi program.
2. Newly established transportation policy from the year 2000 to 2007 in Japan made local governments to abolish the public transportations in the red and somewhat maintained the regional transportation system by remained profitable traffic business structure. On the other hand, deterioration of public transportation system of population decreasing area causes serious problems on living convenience of both elderly and school-age population who can't drive by themselves. But there are few researches on successful cases of the cooperation between urban planning and local transportation planning.
3. This research shows a successful example of shared-taxi program which introduced several communal activities and contributes to the promotion of compact city development of rural aging societies in Japan.