A slack arrival strategy to promote flex-route transit services

A slack arrival strategy to promote flex-route transit services •Theoretical and simulation models are developed to reproduce transit operation.•The system performance is evaluated under expected and unexpected demand levels.•A slack arrival strategy is proposed to reduce rejected requests and idle time.•Experiments show that the slack arrival strategy can improve the system performance by up to 40%. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies Elsevier

A slack arrival strategy to promote flex-route transit services

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Pergamon
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
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0968-090X
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.trc.2018.05.015
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Abstract

•Theoretical and simulation models are developed to reproduce transit operation.•The system performance is evaluated under expected and unexpected demand levels.•A slack arrival strategy is proposed to reduce rejected requests and idle time.•Experiments show that the slack arrival strategy can improve the system performance by up to 40%.

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Transportation Research Part C: Emerging TechnologiesElsevier

Published: Jul 1, 2018

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