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Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems




ISBN 9781498743532
Published November 10, 2016 by CRC Press
338 Pages - 8 Color & 57 B/W Illustrations

 
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The growing mobility needs of travellers have led to the development of increasingly complex and integrated multi-modal transit networks. Hence, transport agencies and transit operators are now more urgently required to assist in the challenging task of effectively and efficiently planning, managing, and governing transit networks. A pre-condition for the development of an effective intelligent multi-modal transit system is the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) tools that will support the needs of transit operators and travellers. To achieve this, reliable real-time simulation and short-term forecasting of passenger demand and service network conditions are required to provide both real-time traveller information and successfully synchronise transit service planning and operations control.

Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems introduces the current trends in this newly emerging area. Recent developments in information technology and telematics have enabled a large amount of data to become available, thus further attracting transport researchers to set up new models outside the context of the traditional data-driven approach. The alternative demand-supply interaction or network assignment modelling approach has improved greatly in recent years and has a crucial role to play in this new context.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Modelling Multimodal Transit Systems in an ITS Context

A. Nuzzolo

New Applications of ITS to Real-Time Transit Operations

Avi Ceder

A New Generation of Individual Real-Time Transit Information Systems

A. Comi, A. Nuzzolo, U. Crisalli and L. Rosati

Real-Time Operations Management Decision Support Systems: A Conceptual Framework

O. Cats

Real-time Modelling of Normative Travel Strategies on Unreliable Dynamic Transit Networks: A Framework Analysis

A. Nuzzolo and A. Comi

A Dynamic Strategy-based Path Choice Modelling in Real-Time Transit Simulation

A. Comi and A. Nuzzolo

Time-dependent Shortest Hyperpaths for Dynamic Routing on Transit Networks

G. Gentile

Real-time Reverse Dynamic Assignment for Multiservice Transit Systems

F. Russo and A. Vitetta

Optimal Schedules for Multimodal Transit Services: An Activity-Based Approach

W.H,. K. Lam and Z. C. Li

Transit Network Design with Stochastic Demand

K. An and H. K. Lo

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