Public Transit Planning and Operation

Public Transit Planning and Operation

Addresses the Challenges Facing Public Transport Policy Makers and OperatorsPublic Transit Planning and Operation: Modeling, Practice and Behavior, Second Edition offers new solutions for delivering both better services and greater ...

Author: Avishai Ceder

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466563926

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 742

View: 474

Addresses the Challenges Facing Public Transport Policy Makers and Operators Public Transit Planning and Operation: Modeling, Practice and Behavior, Second Edition offers new solutions for delivering both better services and greater efficiency, solutions which have been developed and tested by the author in over thirty years of research work with mass transit policy makers and operators all over the world. It bridges the worlds of practice and research and academia, provides an overview and a critique of currently used operational planning methods, and furnishes innovative practical techniques and modeling. Improve Service Performance and Successfully Manage the Costs of Operation This new edition brings in new material on timetabling and vehicle scheduling with different vehicle sizes, new methods of designing transit route networks, analysis of transit coordination and connectivity, behavioral aspects of passengers including when making transfers, and innovative methods related to automation and optimization which can be used in real time to significantly improve service reliability. Combines academic research with real-world project experience Focuses on issues encountered in practice Provides unique coverage of the field Public Transit Planning and Operation: Modeling, Practice and Behavior, Second Edition incorporates a series of themes and new ways of thinking about planning and operation. Bridging the gap between theory and application, this text outlines the factors affecting public-transport services, addresses common problems, and offers practical solutions for improvement.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Public Transit Planning and Operation

Public Transit Planning and Operation

This new book offers the reader new solutions to deliver both better services and greater efficiency, solutions that have been developed and tested by the author in real-life situations for mass transit operators all over the world.

Author: Avishai Ceder

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136370668

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 595

Public transport operators are faced with ever-greater pressures. The need to monitor the performance of individual services, as well as the system as a whole, has increased. Operators are constantly looking for methods which can improve both the service to the passenger and the cost-effectiveness of their operation. This new book offers the reader new solutions to deliver both better services and greater efficiency, solutions that have been developed and tested by the author in real-life situations for mass transit operators all over the world. Based on a wealth of experience built up over 30 years working for and with public transport operators, Public Transit Planning and Operation offers a crucial insight into delivering a better service more effectively.
Categories: Business & Economics

Public Transit Planning and Operation

Public Transit Planning and Operation

This book examines the main components affecting the viability of a public-transport service from both the passenger and agency perspectives, and offers solutions to well-known problems in the field.

Author: Avishai Ceder

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0367867605

Category:

Page: 742

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Addresses the Challenges Facing Public Transport Policy Makers and Operators Public Transit Planning and Operation: Modeling, Practice and Behavior, Second Edition offers new solutions for delivering both better services and greater efficiency, solutions which have been developed and tested by the author in over thirty years of research work with mass transit policy makers and operators all over the world. It bridges the worlds of practice and research and academia, provides an overview and a critique of currently used operational planning methods, and furnishes innovative practical techniques and modeling. Improve Service Performance and Successfully Manage the Costs of Operation This new edition brings in new material on timetabling and vehicle scheduling with different vehicle sizes, new methods of designing transit route networks, analysis of transit coordination and connectivity, behavioral aspects of passengers including when making transfers, and innovative methods related to automation and optimization which can be used in real time to significantly improve service reliability. Combines academic research with real-world project experience Focuses on issues encountered in practice Provides unique coverage of the field Public Transit Planning and Operation: Modeling, Practice and Behavior, Second Edition incorporates a series of themes and new ways of thinking about planning and operation. Bridging the gap between theory and application, this text outlines the factors affecting public-transport services, addresses common problems, and offers practical solutions for improvement.
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Urban Transit

Urban Transit

The only modern text to cover all aspects of urban transit operations, planning, and economics Global in scope, up-to-date with current practice, and written by an internationally renowned expert, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and ...

Author: Vukan R. Vuchic

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0471632651

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 672

View: 117

The only modern text to cover all aspects of urban transit operations, planning, and economics Global in scope, up-to-date with current practice, and written by an internationally renowned expert, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a unique volume covering the full range of issues involved in the operation, planning, and financing of transit systems. Presenting both theoretical concepts and practical, real-world methodologies for operations, planning and analyses of transit systems, this book is a comprehensive single-volume text and reference for students as well as professionals. The thorough examination of technical fundamentals and management principles in this book enables readers to address projects across the globe despite nuances in regulations and laws. Dozens of worked problems and end-of-chapter exercises help familiarize the reader with the formulae and analytical techniques presented in the book's three convenient sections: Transit System Operations and Networks Transit Agency Operations, Economics, and Organization Transit System Planning Visually enhanced with nearly 250 illustrations, Urban Transit: Operations, Planning, and Economics is a reliable source of the latest information for transit planners and operators in transit agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, city governments, consulting firms as well as students of transportation engineering and city planning at universities and in professional courses.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Public Transportation

Public Transportation

The book is aimed at civil and transportation engineers, planners, operators and public officials.

Author: George E. Gray

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall

ISBN: UOM:39015033325609

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 750

View: 165

A reference on the subject of public transportation. Current issues such as traffic congestion, air pollution and energy conservation are covered to provide a framework for informed decision making. The book is aimed at civil and transportation engineers, planners, operators and public officials.
Categories: Business & Economics

Urban Transportation

Urban Transportation

This book has been prepared to fit in with the syllabus on Urban Transport and Public Transport taught at graduate level in various universities and Indian Institutes of Technology as well as Schools of Planning.

Author: D. Johnson Victor

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259002731

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

View: 591

Categories: Transportation

Bus Transit Planning and Operations

Bus Transit Planning and Operations

Author: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Transportation Center. Library

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015023128229

Category: Bus lines

Page: 64

View: 740

Categories: Bus lines

Public Transit

Public Transit

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board

Publisher: Transportation Research Board

ISBN: UCLA:L0099418436

Category: Local transit

Page: 141

View: 896

Categories: Local transit