DY-RT: A Tool for Schedule-Based Planning of Regional Transit Networks

  • U. Crisalli
  • L. Rosati
Part of the Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series book series (ORCS, volume 28)

Abstract

This paper describes a decision support system (DSS) for the design and evaluation of service integrated systems (bus-bus and/or railway-bus) at regional scale. The modelling system has been built through a “what if” approach by using a system of schedule-based supply, demand and demand-supply interaction models; these models have been implemented in a software tool called DY-RT (DYnamic Regional Transit). The use of a within-day dynamic schedule-based approach allows us to evaluate on-board flows and level of service attributes (especially interchange times) for each run of each line, in order to assess in a more detailed way the effect of service integration and timetable synchronisation for regional transit networks, as described in the application examples reported in the final part of the paper.

Keywords

Decision Support System Assignment Model Transit Network Design Scenario Transit Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Crisalli
    • 1
  • L. Rosati
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil Engineering“Tor Vergata” University of RomaRomeItaly

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