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An Optimization Model for Timetabling and Vehicle Assignment for Urban Bus Systems

Abstract To guide the timetabling and vehicle assignment of urban bus systems, a group of optimization models were developed for scenarios from simple to complex. The model took the interaction of prospective passengers and bus companies into consideration to achieve the maximum financial benefit as well as social satisfaction. The model was verified by a series of case studies and simulation from which some interesting conclusions were drawn.
Created Date 2014
Contributor Huang, Shiyang (Author) / Askin, Ronald G (Advisor) / Mirchandani, Pitu (Committee member) / McCarville, Daniel R (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Industrial engineering / Transportation planning / Bus Scheduling / DES Simulation / Expected Passenger Waiting / Ridership Prediction / Timetabling / Vehicle Assignment
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 91 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Industrial Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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