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Departure time and route choice of commuters on mass transit systems

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  • Sumi, Tomonori
  • Matsumoto, Yoshiji
  • Miyaki, Yasuyuki

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This paper describes an attempt to find the commuter response function to operational features of mass transit systems in deciding the departure time and route. Generalized departure time, the departure time scaled to the probability of being late for the appointed time for arrival, was proposed as the response function. The function was specified and tested by the observations carefully selected in order to achieve the required environmental control for the assumptions of modelling. The specified function was transferable among some cities in Japan. The route choice behavior could be deduced from the function.

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  • Sumi, Tomonori & Matsumoto, Yoshiji & Miyaki, Yasuyuki, 1990. "Departure time and route choice of commuters on mass transit systems," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 24(4), pages 247-262, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:transb:v:24:y:1990:i:4:p:247-262
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    5. Tian, Qiong & Huang, Hai-Jun & Yang, Hai, 2007. "Equilibrium properties of the morning peak-period commuting in a many-to-one mass transit system," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 41(6), pages 616-631, July.
    6. Watling, David, 2006. "User equilibrium traffic network assignment with stochastic travel times and late arrival penalty," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 175(3), pages 1539-1556, December.
    7. Hamdouch, Younes & Ho, H.W. & Sumalee, Agachai & Wang, Guodong, 2011. "Schedule-based transit assignment model with vehicle capacity and seat availability," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 45(10), pages 1805-1830.
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