Bus and car travel time on urban networks : integrating Bluetooth and bus vehicle identification data

Kieu, Le Minh, Bhaskar, Ashish, & Chung, Edward (2012) Bus and car travel time on urban networks : integrating Bluetooth and bus vehicle identification data. In 25th ARRB Conference : Shaping the future: Linking Policy, Research and Outcomes, 23 - 26 September 2012, Perth, WA.

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Abstract

Travel time in an important transport performance indicator. Different modes of transport (buses and cars) have different mechanical and operational characteristics, resulting in significantly different travel behaviours and complexities in multimodal travel time estimation on urban networks. This paper explores the relationship between bus and car travel time on urban networks by utilising the empirical Bluetooth and Bus Vehicle Identification data from Brisbane. The technologies and issues behind the two datasets are studied. After cleaning the data to remove outliers, the relationship between not-in-service bus and car travel time and the relationship between in-service bus and car travel time are discussed. The travel time estimation models reveal that the not-in-service bus travel time are similar to the car travel time and the in-service bus travel time could be used to estimate car travel time during off-peak hours

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ID Code: 58733
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Research Centres > Smart Transport Research Centre
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 27 Mar 2013 04:52
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2013 04:42

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