Line planning on path networks with application to the Istanbul Metrobüs

Borndörfer, Ralf and Arslan, Oytun and Elijazyfer, Ziena and Güler, Hakan and Renken, Malte and Şahin, Güvenç and Schlechte, Thomas (2017) Line planning on path networks with application to the Istanbul Metrobüs. In: International Conference on Operations Research (OR 2016), Hamburg, Germany

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55702-1_32


Bus rapid transit systems in developing and newly industrialized countries often consist of a trunk with a path topology. On this trunk, several overlapping lines are operated which provide direct connections. The demand varies heavily over the day, with morning and afternoon peaks typically in reverse directions. We propose an integer programming model for this problem, derive a structural property of line plans in the static (or single period) “unimodal demand” case, and consider approaches to the solution of the multi-period version that rely on clustering the demand into peak and off-peak service periods. An application to the Metrobüs system of Istanbul is discussed.

Item Type:Papers in Conference Proceedings
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General) > T055.4-60.8 Industrial engineering. Management engineering > T57.6-57.97 Operations research. Systems analysis
ID Code:33676
Deposited By:Güvenç Şahin
Deposited On:13 Sep 2017 15:58
Last Modified:22 May 2019 13:56

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