OPTIMIZATION OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEMS

OPTIMALISERING VAN OPENBAAR VERVOERSSYSTEMEN

Little attention has been paid to the optimization of public transport systems having fixed routes and fixed schedules and with or without a specific infrastructure. Optimization in this case concerns traffic-dependent quantities, e.g. number of travellers, traveller-kilometrage, costs and revenues. A very important factor in optimizing a public transport system is the strong relation between transport demand and transport facilities (accessibility, speed, frequency). At present only partial solutions are available; the most relevant of these are described. In the long term the research by this author is aimed at solving this problem as far as possible. First, research is proposed on the interrelation of supply and demand by elaborating a particular method yielding partial solutions. For this purpose a computer program is being developed. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Colloguium Vervoersplanologisch Speurwerk

    P.O. Box 45
    Delft,   Netherlands 
  • Authors:
    • Edelman, W F
  • Publication Date: 1974

Language

  • Dutch

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00126086
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1981 12:00AM