Effects of transit quality of service characteristics on daily bus ridership

Kashfi, Syeed, Bunker, Jonathan M., & Yigitcanlar, Tan (2015) Effects of transit quality of service characteristics on daily bus ridership. In Perk, Victoria (Ed.) Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, 11-15 January 2015, Washington, D.C.


This study investigates whether an Australian city’s suburbs having high transit Quality of Service (QoS) are associated with higher transit ridership than those having low transit QoS

•We explore how QoS measures including service frequency, service span, service coverage, and travel time ratio, along with implicit environmental predictors such as topographic grade factor influence bus ridership

•We applied Multiple Linear Regression (MLR) to examine the relationship between QoS and ridership

•Its outcomes enhance our understanding of transit user behavior, which is informative to urban transportation policy, planning, and provision

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ID Code: 80276
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Refereed: No
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Keywords: frequency, route density, travel time, transit, quality of service, topography, bus
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 > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 the Authors
Deposited On: 20 Jan 2015 03:35
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2016 23:17

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