TGchapter1_Applications

TGchapter1_Applications - C1 C2 C3 C4 R=f(C1,C2,C3,C4)...

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The Geography of Transport Systems Chapter 1 – Transportation and Geography Applications Copyright © 1999-2005, Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dept. of Economics & Geography, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 11549 USA. Jean-paul.Rodrigue@hofstra.edu You may use the figures within for educational purposes only. No modification or redistribution permitted. For more information: http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans
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Application 1 Accessibility Problems
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B A C D B A C D A B C D A B C D 1 2 3 4 Simple Geographic Accessibility Problems
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B A C F D E G Proposed link An Intermediate Geographic Accessibility Problem
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D C G H F B A E A Complex Geographic Accessibility Problem
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F B A C G H J E D I K Two way road Ring road project One way Utopiaville U Public Works City Planning Service Rev. 2.5 14-05-98 Population A - 500 B - 1500 C - 2550 D - 1110 E - 950 F - 700 G - 450 H - 1750 I - 1830 J - 870 K - 300
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Application 2 Introduction to a Route Selection Problem
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Multi-Criteria Decision-Thinking Process in Route Selection Multi-Criteria Decision Physical Environmental Economic Political Route Selection CONSTRAINTS
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Unformatted text preview: C1 C2 C3 C4 R=f(C1,C2,C3,C4) Pareto Optimality Tradeoff Curve Costs (minimize) Environmental impacts (minimize) Least costs solution Least environmental impacts solution Unattainable solution corresponding to the optimal of both objectives Non-dominated solution Dominated solution Physical Constraints # # +1 Million Dollars +3 Million Dollars +5 Million Dollars 10 Miles +2 Million Dollars Construction costs: 0.5 Million Dollars per mile Start Finish Environmental Constraints # # 10 Miles Value of 1 Value of 3 Value of 5 Environmental damage: 0.25 per mile Economic Potential # # 10 Miles Industrial development zone: Subsidy of 5 million dollars 50 Area of influence and Population (thousands) 80 20 20 20 20 20 30 90 70 90 110 30 130 20 60 40 90 20 30 60 80 Political Constraints # # 10 Miles Supportive city: +3 million dollars NIMBY:-3 million dollars Composite Map # # 10 Miles See legends of specific maps...
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