MIT1_258JS10_lec22

MIT1_258JS10_lec22 - PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS Outline...

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PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS Outline A Framework for Improving Connectivity 1 Network Structure Approaches to Network Design 1 Crockett, C., “A Process for Improving Transit Service Connectivity,” MST (Master of Science in Transportation) Thesis, MIT, September 2002. Nigel Wilson 1 1.258J/11.541J/ESD.226J Spring 2010, Lecture 22
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INTRODUCTION Interchanges/Transfers are a basic characteristic of public transport They are necessary for area coverage typically 30-60% of urban public transport trips involve 2 (or more) public transport vehicles A major source of customer dis-satisfaction contributing: uncertainty •d i s c o m f o r t waiting time •c o s t Often ignored in service evaluation and planning practice Nigel Wilson 2 1.258J/11.541J/ESD.226J Spring 2010, Lecture 22
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A Framework For Improving Connectivity Service connectivity is affected by: System elements Transfer facility elements Service elements Nigel Wilson 3 1.258J/11.541J/ESD.226J Spring 2010, Lecture 22 System Transfer Facilities Services Figure by MIT OpenCourseWare.
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System Elements Nigel Wilson 4 1.258J/11.541J/ESD.226J Spring 2010, Lecture 22 Transfer Price Pre-Trip Information Fare Media In-Vehicle Information Fare Control Free System information with trip planner Same Real-time and connecting route information; transfer announcements No validation needed, and can leave public transportation space Discounted System information Connecting route information, transfer announcements No validation needed if remaining in public transportation space Route information Connecting route information Validation needed, but no delay added to trip Full additional fare trip No information Different No information Validation adds delay to
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Transfer Facility Elements Nigel Wilson 5 1.258J/11.541J/ESD.226J Spring 2010, Lecture 22 Weather protection En-Route information Changing Levels Road Crossings Walking Distance Concessions Fully- protected connection Real-time, system, facility, and schedule information No vertical separation No road crossing required No walking required Large selection Covered connection System, facility, and schedule information Covered waiting area Facility and schedule information Vertical separation with assistance Road crossing required, but assisted Short walk required Small selection Schedule information Open waiting area No information Vertical separation without assistance Unassisted road crossing Long walk required None
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ESD 11.380j taught by Professor Fredsalvucci during the Fall '02 term at MIT.

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MIT1_258JS10_lec22 - PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS Outline...

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