WIT Press

A Simplified Approach To Transportation System Planning

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950371

Volume

18

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

726 kb

Author(s)

M. Galaverna & V. Recagno

Abstract

A simplified approach to transportation system planning M. Galaverna, V. Recagno Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, University of Genova, Via air Opera Pia 11 a, 1-16145 Genova, Italy Introduction The increase of passenger and goods transportation demand, both in urban or suburban and in intercity settings, has caused a notable growth of research activities in transportation science, technological, infrastructure, and organisational topics are involved in this field of research. This paper deals with transportation planning, with specific regard to public transport service supply, and it proposes a simplified approach to supply planning, suitable to case studies when no investment in infrastructure is envisaged. The interest in a simplified approach is motivated by the excessive burdensomeness of traditional planning methods, if compared with some particular problems. The proposed methodology is not intended to be opposite to the tradition

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