Stochastic Assignment Models for Transit Low Frequency Services: Some Theoretical and Operative Aspects

  • Agostino Nuzzolo
  • Francesco Russo
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In this paper the problem of assignment for low frequency transit services is dealt with in the framework of the stochastic approach, with random utility models of path choice and with “time-space” (diachronic) network models which explicitly consider timetables. In the first sections of the paper, user run choice models are considered and the problem of the demandsupply interaction is examined; subsequent sections present time-space network models, and in the final section some’ applications of this approach are described.


Assignment Model Target Time Traffic Assignment Transit Network Link Utility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Agostino Nuzzolo
    • 1
  • Francesco Russo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringTor Vergata University of RomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Systems Engineering and MathematicsUniversity of ReggioCalabriaItaly

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