Modelling busway operation with mixed stopping and non-stopping buses

Widana Pathiranage, Amila Gayan Rakkitha Thilakarathne (2015) Modelling busway operation with mixed stopping and non-stopping buses. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis investigated the complexity of busway operation with stopping and non-stopping buses using field data and microscopic simulation modelling.

The proposed approach made significant recommendations to transit authorities to achieve the most practicable system capacity for existing and new busways. The empirical equations developed in this research and newly introduced analysis methods will be ideal tools for transit planners to achieve optimal reliability of busways.

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ID Code: 82819
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Bunker, Jonathan & Bhaskar, Ashish
Keywords: BRT, busway, bus-bus interface, capacity, clearance time, delay, dwell time, efficiency, loading area, queue
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 13 May 2015 02:42
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:17

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