Yearly archive for 2014

Measuring Public-Transport Network Connectivity Using Google Transit with Comparison across Cities

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 17, Issue 4 (2014) by Subeh Chowdhury, Avishai (Avi) Ceder, and Bruno Velty The aim of the study was to construct a framework to determine interconnectivity among public transport routes using the information provided by Google Transit and to apply this framework

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Friday Exception Scheduling in Transit Systems: An Exploratory Analysis When Data Are Limited

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 17, Issue 4 (2014) by Michael D. Benson, Robert B. Noland, and Alan. M. Voorhees Most transit agencies operate the same schedule Monday through Friday, except on holidays. Recent work suggests that agencies potentially could save money by operating different schedules on

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OneBusAway Multi-Region – Rapidly Expanding Mobile Transit Apps to New Cities

Journal of Public Transportation Article in Volume 17, Issue 4 (2014) by Sean J. Barbeau, Alan Borning, and Kari Watkins Real-time transit information offers many benefits to transit riders, including reduced wait times and increased customer satisfaction. However, offering real-time transit services has been challenging for many transit agencies.

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