Planning Local Public Transport: A Visual Support to Decision-making
planning - standards, planning - service improvement, land use - planning, technology - geographic information systems
Visualization, public transport, dynamic maps, reorganization, decision support systems
This paper describes a visual tool for data analysis applied to a case in public transport. Our tool is based on geo-referenced dynamic maps, created with free Web GIS applications, and allows users to visualize data and interact readily with a large database of public transport service information. This tool will support decision-makers in detecting issues of inefficiency and ineffectiveness related to the public transport services of a given area. The paper focuses on the visualization system, its features, and its use, detailing the indicators utilized and the analyses it may be employed for.
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Pensa, S., Masala, E., Arnone, M., and Rosa, A., (2014). Planning Local Public Transport: A Visual Support to Decision-making. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 111, 5 February 2014, Pages 596–603.