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How network structure can boost and shape the demand for bus transit

Autor
Badia, H.; Argote-Cabanero, J.; Daganzo, C.F.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Transportation research. Part A, Policy and practice
Data de publicació
2017-09-01
Volum
103
Pàgina inicial
83
Pàgina final
94
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2017.05.030 Obrir en finestra nova
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965856416306589 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Conventional wisdom states that transit riders are averse to transfers and that consequently bus networks should be designed to limit their number. Probably as a result of this belief, many real bus systems try to connect as many origins and destinations as possible without transfers, so they are usually composed of long, circuitous routes with redundant overlapping sections – and the resulting bus map is hard to understand. If coverage is extensive, many routes are needed. Economics then prev...
Paraules clau
Bus network design, Bus system, Network effect, Public transport, Transfer-based network

Participants

  • Badia Rodriguez, Hugo  (autor)
  • Argote-Cabanero, Juan  (autor)
  • Daganzo, Carlos F.  (autor)