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A utility-based travel impedance measure for public transit network accessibility

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  • Nassir, Neema
  • Hickman, Mark
  • Malekzadeh, Ali
  • Irannezhad, Elnaz

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A utility-based travel impedance measure is developed for public transit modes that is capable of capturing the passengers’ behaviour and their subjective perceptions of impedance when travelling in the transit networks. The proposed measure is time-dependent and it estimates the realisation of the travel impedance by the community of passengers for travelling between an origin–destination (OD) pair.

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  • Nassir, Neema & Hickman, Mark & Malekzadeh, Ali & Irannezhad, Elnaz, 2016. "A utility-based travel impedance measure for public transit network accessibility," Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier, vol. 88(C), pages 26-39.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transa:v:88:y:2016:i:c:p:26-39
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2016.03.007
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