A Service-based Method to Generate Shuttle Bus Timetable in Accordance with Rail Transit Timetable
operations - scheduling, place - asia, mode - bus, mode - rail
shuttle bus, transfer system, timetable
As the urban community is revealing a suburbanization tendency along with the expanding of the Urban Rail Transit system, the traveling between the Urban Rail Transit station and the community is becoming a more and more crucial and abstruse issue for modern city traffic systems. One of the best ways to solve this problem is to deploy a service-based shuttle bus. In this paper, the characteristic of the transfer system between the Rail Transit train and the shuttle bus is analyzed. We build a mathematic model for this transfer system, setting rules for the operation of the shuttle bus. And afterwards, a case study is launched under this model. The result of the model proves a fast and effective way to tackle with the traveling problem.
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Zhibin, J., & Qixiang, H. (2013). A Service-based Method to Generate Shuttle Bus Timetable in Accordance with Rail Transit Timetable. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 96, 6 November 2013, Pages 1890–1897.