A SURVEY ON THE STATE OF RESEARCH IN AUTOMATED SCHEDULING FOR URBAN PASSENGER TRANSPORTATION

This paper was prepared for Project 3, Management Systems for Urban Passenger Transportation, of the U.S. - U.S.S.R. Program for Scientific and Technical Cooperation on the Management of Large Cities. It includes a general description of three applications of the use of computers in urban mass transportation scheduling: (1) Urban Transportation Planning System (UTPS), a computerized aid for transportation planners; (2) the Run Cutting and Scheduling (RUCUS) package that assists operation scheduling departments in developing vehicle schedules and driver work assignments form a given set of trip schedules; (3) real-time control systems for demand-responsive transportation (Dial-A-Ride).

  • Corporate Authors:

    Mitre Corporation

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    National Science Foundation

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  • Authors:
    • Rebibo, K
    • Bennington, G
  • Publication Date: 1977-3

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  • Pagination: 49 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00174644
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: M72-27
  • Contract Numbers: NSF-MCS74-08921-A02
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1981 12:00AM