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Learnings from urban bus network change

Author
Trapote, C.; Robuste, F.; Badia, H.; Estrada, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-01
Book of congress proceedings
TRB 95th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
First page
1
Last page
16
Publisher
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/90144 Open in new window
URL
http://docs.trb.org/prp/16-6772.pdf 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 18% of the resources ...
Citation
Trapote, C., Robuste, F., Badia , H., Estrada, M. Learnings from urban bus network change. A: Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. "TRB 95th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers". Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Board (TRB), 2016, p. 1-16.
Group of research
BIT - Barcelona Innovative Transportation

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