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Computer-Aided Transit Scheduling : Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences - Martin Desrochers

Computer-Aided Transit Scheduling

Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences

By: Martin Desrochers (Editor), Jean-Marc Rousseau (Editor)

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This book describes both the latest research on transit vehicle and crew scheduling and the application of the methods by the transit industry. It also contains several papers on the use of technology and data collection methods for transit scheduling and planning. It has a section on the data base required for transit operation and planning and discusses the interrelation between scheduling and planning. This book is of interest to all researchers active in the area of transit operation and planning, as well as professionals active in the transit industry.

I: Status updates on scheduling packages.- Developments and recent experience with the BUSMAN and BUSMAN II systems.- The HASTUS system: New algorithms and modules for the 90s.- II: Problems and experiences from transit.- Arhus public transport's innovative rostering technique.- Developing transit scheduling tools using an "object-oriented" programming language.- Experience of using the same computerised scheduling system under three different operating conditions.- Work rule flexibility: Method to reduce PTO requirements.- Development of performance indicators using vehicle and crew scheduling data bases.- III: Bus scheduling.- Time and space scheduling of public transport networks and the evaluation of quality of service.- Scheduling considerations in designing transit routes at the network level.- Network design formulations in schedule synchronization.- SYNCRO: A computer-assisted tool for the synchronization of transfers in public transit networks.- Multiple depot vehicle scheduling problem: A new heuristic based on quasi-assignment algorithms.- An approach to vehicle scheduling with depot capacity constraints.- Optimization in bus scheduling - driver constraints deadheading estimation and size advantage.- Real-time scheduling on a transit bus route.- IV: Technology and data collection for scheduling and planning.- Improving computer-aided scheduling by cashless payment system FAHRSMART.- The use of automatic passenger counting data to verify schedule adherence.- Automatic passenger counting data: Better schedules improve on-time performance.- Flexible operation command & control system (FOCCS) with vehicle-autonomous schedule control and synchronisation.- V: Data bases for planning and scheduling.- Towards a European standard for scheduling.- Common database for different scheduling tools.- The integration of computer-aided systems for planning and operational control in public transit.- VI: Crew scheduling.- EXPRESS: Set partitioning for bus crew scheduling in Christchurch.- Driver scheduling using intelligent estimation techniques with heuristic searches.- CREW-OPT: Subproblem modeling in a column generation approach to urban crew scheduling.- A new decomposition scheme of the urban public transport scheduling problem.- Appendix 1.- Appendix 2.

ISBN: 9783540556343
ISBN-10: 3540556346
Series: Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.71