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Redesign and implementation of the urban bus network of Lleida (Spain)

Author
Trapote, C.; Robuste, F.; Badia, H.; Estrada, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
XVIII Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería del Tráfico, Transporte y Logística
Date of publication
2014
Presentation's date
2014-06-11
Book of congress proceedings
PANAM 2014 Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería del Tráfico, Transporte y Logística
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http://hdl.handle.net/2117/23538 Open in new window
URL
http://www.panam2014.unican.es/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=562&func=startdown&id=307&lang=en Open in new window
Abstract
We present a strategy to improve bus service in urban networks that gives equal or better transit service and saves public resources: a win-win strategy. It consists on changing from “direct lines” to mobility centers from each quarter of the city to a bidimensional “network structure” and from “schedule based” management to “frequency based” management. The implementation in Lleida, a 140,000 inhabitant city of Spain, has proven that it is possible to save 15% of the resources p...
Citation
Trapote, C. [et al.]. Redesign and implementation of the urban bus network of Lleida (Spain). A: Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería del Tráfico, Transporte y Logística. "PANAM 2014 Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería del Tráfico, Transporte y Logística". Santander: 2014.
Group of research
BIT - Barcelona Innovative Transportation

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