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The Impact of Long-Term Travel Demand Changes on Mixed Decision Problems of Mass Transit Lines Construction and Vehicles’ Depots Location

Published Online: 21 May 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 115 (2018) - Issue 6 (June 2018)
Page range: 103 - 112
Received: 08 Jun 2018
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2353-737X
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1 time per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The paper is concentrated on solving a mixed decision problem of mass transit line construction and vehicles’ depots location (MTLC&VDL). The authors have iteratively solved this problem as a function of scenario-based, long-term travel demand changes, and finally have analysed the generated results. As a product of the computations, it has been proved that the solution of the mixed MTLC&VDL decision problem depends on changes in travel demand, both in terms of the line construction and the location of the depot. 5 and 10% increase of travel demand leads to changes in the optimal mass transit line’s configuration, while the change of the optimal depot location takes place with 10% of the travel demand change. The results have implied a conclusion that to make strategic decisions on transport systems and solving mixed decision problems, forecasting travel demand changes (its volume and structure) over the long-term horizon has to be performed.

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