lec18 - AN INTRODUCTION TO INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION...

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1 AN INTRODUCTION TO INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS 1.212 SPRING 2005 Professor Joseph M. Sussman Mon/Wed 2:30-4:00 LECTURE 18 ADVANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (APTS) A pril 13, 2005 SPEAKER : Joseph M. Sussman MIT
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PASSENGER LOS VARIABLES 2 ± Cost ± Travel time ± Total journey time ± Reliability ± Comfort ± Safety ± Security -- Introduction to Transportation Systems , Joseph M. Sussman, Artech House, Boston and London, 2000.
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ISSUES WITH U.S. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION I ± Financially marginal ± Cash-poor ± Usually subsidized ± Not known for innovation ± Public-sector dominated ± Subject to political pressure ± Poor labor relations -- Introduction to Transportation Systems , Joseph M. Sussman, Artech House, Boston and London, 2000. 3
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ISSUES WITH U.S. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION II ± Poor public image ± “Not the service for me !” ± Low-tech ± Not market-oriented ± Captive riders ± Information to travelers ± Intermodal connections ± Marginalized by sprawl and low-density land-use patterns ± Safety concerns ± Security concerns -- Introduction to Transportation Systems , Joseph M. Sussman, Artech House, Boston and London, 2000. 4
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The Challenges ± Create more efficient (cost-orientated) and effective (service-orientated) transit system - “The last buggy whip factory was no doubt a model of efficiency” - Peter Drucker ± How can we use ITS to save money and improve service? 5
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Consider Bus Service - What do we want to know? ± Where the buses are in real-time? ± How many people are riding the buses - where they board and alight? ± What the traffic conditions are on the route? ± Anything else? 6
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Basic Operations/Service Functions ± Headway keeping (as an antidote to bus bunching) ± Provide arrival time information to passengers ± Provide route information to passengers - How do you get from here to there on the system? ± Anything else? 7
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Issues ITS/APTS Addresses ± Costs ± Enhance Fleet Productivity ± Enhance Labor Productivity ± Route Planning ± Fleet Maintenance 8
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Issues ITS/APTS Addresses ± Customer Level of Service (LOS) ± Improve ± Travel Time ± Travel Time Reliability ± Via ± Headway Control ± “Green lights” ± Connections ± Intramodal ± Intermodal ± Enhanced Security ± Information ± Static - (Clymer Quote) ± Dynamic - Real-Time ± Electronic Fare Payment 9
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± Chapter 7 ± Intelligent Transportation Primer ± Chapter 5 ± What have we learned about ITS? 10
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