TOWARD A SOLUTION FOR THE OPTIMAL ALLOCATION OF INVESTMENT IN URBAN TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS

THE APPLICATION IS DEMONSTRATED OF A DISCRETE VERSION OF THE MAXIMUM PRINCIPLE TO THE PROBLEM OF OPTIMAL INVESTMENT IN A TRANSPORTATION NETWORK. NETWORK INVESTMENT PROBLEMS THAT INCLUDE NONLINEAR RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN TRAVEL TIME, TRAFFIC VOLUME, AND INVESTMENT ARE CONSIDERED. THE TECHNIQUE DETERMINES THE OPTIMAL INVESTMENT POLICY IN THE NETWORK AND ON THIS BASIS ASSIGNS A GIVEN TRIP DEMAND TO THE IMPROVED NETWORK. THE OBJECTIVE IS TO PROVIDE AN INVESTMENT POLICY THAT WILL COST LEAST TO CONSTRUCT AND OPERATE. /AUTHOR/

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  • Authors:
    • Wang, Jin-Jerg
    • Snell, Robert R
    • Funk, Monroe L
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 23-45
  • Monograph Title: Transportation system evaluation
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  • Accession Number: 00201584
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Nov 4 1994 12:00AM