QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF SYNCHRONOUS VS. QUASI-SYNCHRONOUS NETWORK OPERATIONS OF AUTOMATED TRANSIT SYSTEMS

This paper investigates the performance of the synchronous and quasi-synchronous network control policies proposed for modern automated transit systems. Performance is analyzed from the user point-of-view in terms of the expected travel time delay associated with each policy. Using an idealization of the network layout and uniform demand for service, analytic expressions for the expected delay are derived for each policy in terms of fundamental parameters (line spacing, trip rate, trip length distribution, maneuver region). Comparisons of the performance of each policy are presented in parametric form.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  USA  10523
  • Authors:
    • Kornhauser, A L
    • McEvaddy, P
  • Publication Date: 1975-8

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 241-248
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129124
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1981 12:00AM