Integrated public transport timetable synchronization with vehicle scheduling

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dc.contributor.author Liu, Tao en
dc.contributor.author Ceder, Avishai en
dc.contributor.author Chowdhury, Subeh en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-15T22:11:34Z en
dc.date.issued 2017 en
dc.identifier.citation Transportmetrica A: Transport Science 13(10):932-954 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 2324-9935 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36051 en
dc.description.abstract In public transport (PT) operations planning, timetable synchronization is a useful strategy to reduce inter-route or inter-modal passenger transfer waiting time and provide a well-connected service. This work addresses the integrated PT timetable synchronization with vehicle scheduling problem for a given PT network. A new bi-objective integer programming model is developed for the problem. The objectives are to maximize the number of simultaneous vehicle arrivals at the transfer nodes of a PT network, and to minimize the required fleet size. A novel two-stage deficit function (DF)-based method is developed to solve the mathematical model using a human–machine interactive approach. At the first stage, some existing optimizers are employed to quickly generate an initial solution. At the second stage, a DF-based graphical optimization technique is utilized to generate alternative Pareto-efficient solutions by reducing the fleet size. Numerical results demonstrate that the proposed model has the potential to be applied for large-scale real-world networks. en
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Transportmetrica A: Transport Science en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Integrated public transport timetable synchronization with vehicle scheduling en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/23249935.2017.1353555 en
pubs.issue 10 en
pubs.begin-page 932 en
pubs.volume 13 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Taylor & Francis en
pubs.end-page 954 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 639991 en
pubs.org-id Engineering en
pubs.org-id Civil and Environmental Eng en
dc.identifier.eissn 2324-9943 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-07-26 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2017-07-17 en


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