Thesis / Dissertation

Effective Transportation Models for Sharing Economy Through Graph Theory

Oscar Fabian Correa Guerrero, Egemen Tanin (ed.)

Published : 2020

Abstract

Ride-sharing and crowdsourced delivery are two sharing-economy transportation models that have been a trend in academic research and industry. Although large companies have popularized these terms through their platforms and the online services they offer, their versions do not follow the sharing-economy vision. Ride- and delivery-sourcing are the proper names for such services as these companies are outsourcing private drivers to serve transportation requests. As a consequence, instead of reducing the number of vehicles on the roads, the opposite effect has been observed. Congestion and pollution, in some US cities and Europe, have ride- and delivery-sourcing as their main contributors. Rid..

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