Benefits and issues for bus travel time estimation and prediction

Kieu, Le Minh, Bhaskar, Ashish, & Chung, Edward (2012) Benefits and issues for bus travel time estimation and prediction. In Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011 Proceedings, Perth, WA.

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Abstract

Bus travel time estimation and prediction are two important modelling approaches which could facilitate transit users in using and transit providers in managing the public transport network. Bus travel time estimation could assist transit operators in understanding and improving the reliability of their systems and attracting more public transport users. On the other hand, bus travel time prediction is an important component of a traveller information system which could reduce the anxiety and stress for the travellers. This paper provides an insight into the characteristic of bus in traffic and the factors that influence bus travel time. A critical overview of the state-of-the-art in bus travel time estimation and prediction is provided and the needs for research in this important area are highlighted. The possibility of using Vehicle Identification Data (VID) for studying the relationship between bus and cars travel time is also explored.

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ID Code: 58732
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Bus Travel Time, Travel time estimation, Travel time prediction, multimodal travel time
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2013 04:49
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2013 17:51

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