The Network Reliability of Transport: Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR)

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08 May 2003
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
440 pages - 156 x 234 x 25mm


The reliability of transportation networks has become an increasingly important issue as sustained economic growth and improvements to the quality of life around the world lead to increases in the value of time. Consequently, schedules and routes need to be able to accommodate the unexpected, like accidents, disasters or traffic flow fluctuations, with as little loss in operational efficiency as possible. Sources of unreliability include variation of demand and supply. It is widely expected that network reliability analysis will play a more important role in the planning, design and management of transportation facilities and networks in the future. This book is an outcome of the First International Symposium on Transport Network Reliability (INSTR), held at Kyoto in 2001, and consists of 24 selected papers. It covers various aspects of transport network reliability, such as definitions and methodological developments for reliability indices, behavioural analysis under uncertainty, evaluation methods for the disaster resistance of transport networks, and simulation/observation of travel time reliability.
Assessing transport reliability - malevolence and user knowledge, A.J. Nicholson et al; Network vulnerability - an approach to reliability analysis at the level of national strategic transport networks, G.M. D'Este, M.A.P. Taylor; Risk evaluation and management - a road network reliability study, A.J. Nicholson, E. Dalziell; Reliability assessment on searching time for parking in urban areas, W.H.K. Lam, M-L. Tam; An evaluation of the reliability of travel time in road networks based on stochastic user equilibrium, H. Inouye; Effect of route choice models on estimation of travel time reliability under demand and supply variations, A. Chen et al; Reliability assessment on transit network services, Y. Yin et al; Modeling of traveler's uncertainty and anxiety, S. Kikuchi, H.J. van Zuylen; Traveller's behaviour under uncertain conditions, H.J. van Zuylen, S. Kikuchi; Mode choice model with travel time reliability and commuters' travel behavior before/after a major public transportation service closure, H. Wakabayashi et al; An analysis of potential of providing information on traffic accident to enhance travel time reliability, N. Uno et al; Drivers' cognition and dynamics of traffic-condition induced by network modification, S. Fujii, R. Kitamura; A normative assessment of transport network reliability based on game theory, C. Cassir et al; Stochastic network design problem - an optimal link investment model for reliable network, Y. Asakura et al; Improving the reliability of street networks in highly densely populated urban areas, Y. Li, H. Tsukaguchi; Street network reliability evaluation following the Chi-Chi earthquake, Y-L. Lee, K-Y. Yeh; Evaluation of road network reliability considering traffic regulation after a disaster, F. Kurauchi et al; Reliable vehicle routing and scheduling with time windows towards city logistics, E. Taniguchi T. Yamada; Generalized travel cost reliability in a simple dynamic network under advanced traveler information system, T.H. Lam et al; Estimating benefits of travel demand management schemes with uncertainty of travel times, E. Taniguchi, K. Ikeda; Simulating road traffic interruptions - does it matter what model we use? Traffic flow analysis on inter-city expressway for emergency situations, K. Ogawa, T. Akiyama; Travel time variability after a shock - the case of the twin cities ramp meter shut off, D. Levinson, L. Zhang; Effects of demand variation on the location of optimal road pricing cordons, A. Sumalee et al.

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