In this title, experts in public transport address the current problem of improving public transit systems by taking advantage of new technologies and advanced modelling techniques. The key areas open to improvement are service planning and operations management.
Initial planning for urban transit systems, S.C. Wirasinghe; Public transport timetabling and vehicle scheduling, A. Ceder; Designing public transport network and routes, A. Ceder; Transit path choice and assignment model approaches, A. Nuzzolo; Schedule-based transit assignment models, A. Nuzzolo; Frequency based transit route choice models, M. Florian; Capacity constrained transit assignment models and reliability analysis, M.G.H. Bell; Dynasmart-IP - dynamic traffic assignment meso-simulator for intermodal networks, H.S. Mahmassani, K.F. Abdelghany; Modeling competitive multi-modal services, H.K. Lo et al.; Modeling urban taxi services - a literature survey and an analytical example, Hai Yang et al.; The estimation of origin-destination matrices in transit networks, S. C. Wong, C.O. Tong; Models for optimizing transit fares, Jing Zhou, W.H.K. Lam.