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The design of interurban bus networks in city centers

Author
Roca-Riu, M.; Estrada, M.; Trapote, C.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Transportation research. Part A, general
Date of publication
2012-10
Volume
46
Number
8
First page
1153
Last page
1165
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2012.05.011 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/112699 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0965856412000869 Open in new window
Abstract
This paper proposes a bilevel formulation for solving the Bus Network Design Problem (BNDP) of interurban services entering a major city. It is focused in interurban services because it is a growing problem in most of major cities, yet new in the literature. The layout of interurban bus routes and the locations of transfer stations in the main city are the key factors to provide a competitive public transportation service to commuters in a metropolitan area. The number of commuters in huge urban...
Citation
Roca-Riu, M., Estrada, M., Trapote, C. The design of interurban bus networks in city centers. "Transportation research. Part A, general", Octubre 2012, vol. 46, núm. 8, p. 1153-1165.
Keywords
Public transit Transit networks Transport planning
Group of research
BIT - Barcelona Innovative Transportation

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