Urban Rapid Transit Network Capacity Expansion

Marín Gracia, Angel and Jaramillo, Patricia (2008). Urban Rapid Transit Network Capacity Expansion. "European Journal of Operational Research", v. 191 (n. 1); pp. 45-60. ISSN 0377-2217.


Title: Urban Rapid Transit Network Capacity Expansion
  • Marín Gracia, Angel
  • Jaramillo, Patricia
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: European Journal of Operational Research
Date: November 2008
Volume: 191
Freetext Keywords: Capacity expansion; multiperiod; rapid transit network design; branch and bound; heuristics
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos (UPM)
Department: Matemática Aplicada y Estadística [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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This paper examines a multi-period capacity expansion problem for rapid transit network design. The capacity expansion is realized through the location of train alignments and stations in an urban traffic context by selecting the time periods. The model maximizes the public transportation demand using a limited budget and designing lines for each period. The location problem incorporates the user decisions about mode and route. The network capacity expansion is a long-term planning problem because the network is built over several periods, in which the data (demand, resource price, etc.) are changing like the real problem changes. This complex problem cannot be solved by branch and bound, and for this reason, a heuristic approach has been defined in order to solve it. Both methods have been experimented in test networks.

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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 05 May 2010 11:09
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 12:34
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