Lo, V, Yip, C W and Wan, Quentin (2003) Modeling transfer and non-linear fare structure in multi-modal network. Transportation Research Part B Methodological, 37 (2). pp. 149-170. ISSN 0191 2615Full text not available from this repository.
In metropolitan areas where multi-modal trips are common, modeling transfers is an important issue. The existing approach of connecting multi-modal networks, without attending to the number or kinds of transfers, cannot fully describe actual behavior. In addition, the common practice of non-linear transit fare structures imposes certain modeling difficulties on the assignment approach. In this study, we develop a formulation to overcome these two difficulties, namely the number and kinds of transfers are explicitly considered and non-linear fare structures accommodated. Through a state augmentation technique, we
transform a multi-modal network to one we call state-augmented multi-modal (SAM) network. Once formulated, the SAM network behaves like a simple network and can be combined with traffic assignment or network analysis procedures. A numerical example is provided to illustrate this approach.
|Print ISSN:||0191 2615|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Urban transport; Multimodal trips; Non-linear transit; Fare structure models; Transfer data; State augmented multi-modal network; SAM; Examples;|
|University Divisions/Research Centres:||Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Engineering and the Built Environment|
|Dewey Decimal Subjects:||300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 332 Financial economics|
300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation > 388 Transportation; ground transportation
|Library of Congress Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory|
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
|Depositing User:||RAE Import|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jun 2008 15:47|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2013 10:24|
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