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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 discomfort waiting time cost 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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