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By W.H.K. Lam, M.G.H. Bell

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During this identify, specialists in public delivery handle the present challenge of enhancing public transit platforms by means of benefiting from new applied sciences and complex modelling concepts. the major components open to development are carrier making plans and operations administration.

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Below the figure there is the FIFO chain (within this hollow) as well as other alternatives, where in all the minimum the fleet size is maintained. 1 2 3 4 I I I I Figure 5. (S). An improved lower bound of this problem was established and proved later by Stem and Ceder (1983), and Ceder (2002) using the following procedure: 1. extend each trip's arrival time to the time of the first feasible departure time of a trip with which it may be linked to T2 (the ending time of the finite time horizon).

However it is beyond the scope of this chapter and hence not presented here. The stronger the lower bound is, the closer it is to the minimum fleet size required. Also, the stronger the lower bound is the better it serves the public transport decision makers on how far the fleet size can be reduced via DH trip insertions. Figure 7 presents the schedule of Figure 5 with 5" in its upper part and two overall deficit functions: g(t) and g '(t). All trips in S' are extended either to their first feasible connection (with all DH times are 3 units of time) or to the time horizon, t=18.

Thus, if the vehicle is on time or early (t > S), the cost per trip is y'S and if the vehicle is delayed (t > S), it is y'S + y(t - S). 4 Delay Penalty The cost related to a vehicle being behind schedule can, in many cases, have another component that is unrelated to the actual amount of delay. For example, if a transfer is missed, the related cost to passengers is independent of the amount of time by which it was missed. This component, the delay penalty, which includes the Initial Planning for Urban Transit Systems 23 inconvenience of missed appointments, etc.

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