WAITING TIME AND OCCUPANCY IN SYSTEMS

THIS PAPER PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF COMPUTER SIMULATIONS OF VARIOUS FORMS OF PEOPLE-MOVING (TRANSIT) SYSTEMS, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO TRAVEL AND WAITING COMPONENTS OF TOTAL TRIP TIME. THE FORMULATIONS PERMIT A HEAVIER PSYCHOLOGICAL WEIGHTING FOR THE LATTER IN COMPARING THE VARIOUS FORMS OF SERVICE. SERVICE OPTIONS STUDIED WERE SCHEDULED AND UNSCHEDULED; ALL-STOP, SKID-STOP, INTERMEDIATE STOP, AND NON-STOP FROM ORIGIN TO DESTINATION. COMPARISONS WERE ALSO MADE FOR A WIDE RANGE OF HEADWAY VALUES AND VEHICLE/TRAIN CAPACITIES. /AUTHOR/

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    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • Sher, N C
    • Anderson, P A
  • Publication Date: 1973

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  • Accession Number: 00242715
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 2003 12:00AM