Conference Proceedings

Modelling ad-hoc DRT over many days: a preliminary study

N Ronald, R Thompson, S WINTER, T Weber (ed.), MJ McPhee (ed.), RS Anderssen (ed.)

Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand | Published : 2015

Abstract

Traditional transport models focus on commuter traffic in private vehicles or public transport. However, new methods of travel are gaining traction, both in discussions and implementation: carsharing, shared taxis/buses, autonomous vehicles. Modelling these requires more attention on the interaction between people and place than traditional modes. As part of a larger project on mobility on demand, shared flexibly-scheduled vehicles (also known as demand-responsive transportation, DRT) have been explored using simulations. These schemes can be designed in different ways with respect to the resolution of stops and timings, and the potential patronage. In a pure ad-hoc scheme, there will be no ..

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