Analysis of Public Transportation Performance Based on GPS Data: Case Study of Zhengzhou, China

  • Yu-zhou Duan
  • Hang JingEmail author
  • Yi-wen Wang
  • Kun Shi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 503)


To reduce traffic jam and pollution emissions, public transportation has been developing in recent years worldwide. There already have metro, bus rapid transit (BRT), and CBS (CBS) in Zhengzhou city. To grasp the transit performance deeply, vehicle running GPS data could be obtained in the Zhengzhou Traffic Information Center. Five different types of transit were compared from line distance, station distance, travel speed, and spot speed. Then, the traffic data of BRT and CBS were analyzed from different perspectives. Last proposed the corresponding recommendations for the Zhengzhou city.


Public transportation Data analysis Operation performance Comparative analysis 



The authors are grateful to Zhengzhou Traffic Information Technology Co. Ltd. for providing the data. This study is jointly supported by The key scientific research project of higher education of Henan Province grant (17A580006), Henan science and technology plan project grant (172102310359) and the Fundamental Research Funds in Henan University of Technology grant (2016BS015).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureHenan University of TechnologyZhengzhouChina
  2. 2.Zhengzhou Traffic Information Technology Co.LTDZhengzhouChina

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