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Analysing passenger arrivals rates and waiting time at bus stops

Kaparias, I.; Rossetti, C.; Trozzi, V.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The present study investigates the rather under-explored topic of passenger waiting times at public transport facilities. Using data collected from part of London’s bus network by means of physical counts, measurements and observations, and complemented by on-site passenger interviews, the waiting behaviour is analysed for a number of bus stops served by different numbers of lines. The analysis employs a wide range of statistical methods and tools, and concentrates on three aspects: passenger interarrival time, passenger actual waiting time, and passenger perceived waiting time. The results suggest that there is a clear difference in terms of the passenger arriv...
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