A Reliability-Based Resource Allocation Model for Transportation Networks Affected by Natural Disasters

  • Afshin Shariat Mohaymany
  • Shideh Ehteshamrad
  • Mohsen Babaei
Keywords: resource allocation, travel time reliability, connection reliability, Monte Carlo simulation, genetic algorithm


This paper is concerned with the development of a resource allocation model for road networks under supply uncertainty caused by natural disasters. An optimization model is proposed to determine which links should be invested for the system to perform better while encountering natural disasters such as earthquake. The connectivity reliability and travel time reliability of origin-destinations (ODs) are selected as performance measures to do so. The Monte-Carlo simulation method is used to estimate the reliability measures and the model is solved by the genetic algorithm. The proposed model is implemented on a test network to demonstrate the results.


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Mohaymany AS, Ehteshamrad S, Babaei M. A Reliability-Based Resource Allocation Model for Transportation Networks Affected by Natural Disasters. PROMET [Internet]. 1 [cited 2019Aug.20];24(6):505-13. Available from: http://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/1200