Transfer penalty estimation with transit trips from smartcard data in Seoul, Korea

Smartcard data from an automated fare collection system could be very useful to transit planners and researchers in several areas, such as day-to-day operation planning, transit performance measurement and passenger behavior analysis. Transfer penalties, in this paper, are assessed with a mixed logit model based on smartcard data in Seoul, South Korea, where more than 90% of transit passengers use smartcards to pay transit fares. The estimated average transfer penalty for trips to south and north CBD within Seoul is 11.24 minutes of in-vehicle time, whereas the regional transfer penalty varies widely from 1.16 minutes to 13.55 minutes of invehicle time across the districts. We also found that Seoul transit passengers have a more negative perception of transfer time relative to in-vehicle time when they travel to north CBD than to south CBD.

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    • © 2015, Korean Society of Civil Engineers and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. The contents of this paper reflect the views of the author[s] and do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Transportation Research Board or the National Academy of Sciences.
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    • Yoo, Gyeong-Sang
  • Publication Date: 2015-5


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