Mining temporal and spatial travel regularities for transit planning

Kieu, Le Minh, Bhaskar, Ashish, & Chung, Edward (2013) Mining temporal and spatial travel regularities for transit planning. In Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013, 2-4 October 2013, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD.

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Abstract

Smart Card data from Automated Fare Collection system has been considered as a promising source of information for transit planning. However, literature has been limited to mining travel patterns from transit users and suggesting the potential of using this information. This paper proposes a method for mining spatial regular origins-destinations and temporal habitual travelling time from transit users. These travel regularity are discussed as being useful for transit planning. After reconstructing the travel itineraries, three levels of Density-Based Spatial Clustering of Application with Noise (DBSCAN) have been utilised to retrieve travel regularity of each of each frequent transit users. Analyses of passenger classifications and personal travel time variability estimation are performed as the examples of using travel regularity in transit planning. The methodology introduced in this paper is of interest for transit authorities in planning and managements

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ID Code: 62976
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Travel regularity, Smart Card data, Transit planning
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 2013 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 30 Sep 2013 03:55
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 09:00

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