Models in Planning Urban Public Passenger Transport

  • Gordana Štefančić
  • Ninoslav Nogić
  • Drago Bago
Keywords: forecasting, models, modal-split, simulations, public transport, passengers

Abstract

The solving of complex problems in public transport requiresthe usage of models that are based on the estimate of demandin planning the transport routes. The intention is to predictwhat is going to happen in the future, if the proposed solutionsare implemented. In the majority of cases, the publictransport system is formed as a network and stored in the computermemory in order to start the evaluation process by specifYingthe number of trip origins and destinations in each zone.The trip distribution model which is used to calculate the numberof trips between each pair in the zone is based on the overalltravel frictions from zone to zone.

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Štefančić G, Nogić N, Bago D. Models in Planning Urban Public Passenger Transport. PROMET [Internet]. 1 [cited 2019Dec.15];19(4):259-62. Available from: http://traffic.fpz.hr/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/960
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