publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Multi-depot bus schedule assignment with parking and maintenance constraints for intercity transportation over a planning period

Dávid, Balázs; Krész, Miklós;
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  • Published: 10 Sep 2018 Journal: Transportation Letters, volume 12, pages 66-75 (issn: 1942-7867, eissn: 1942-7875, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
This article introduces the schedule assignment problem for public transit, which aims to assign vehicle blocks of a planning period to buses in the fleet of a transportation company. This assignment has to satisfy several constraints, the most important of which is compatibility, meaning that certain blocks can only be serviced by buses belonging to given types. Other constraints come from the fact that the problem considers a long-term plan for several days or weeks, which means that daily parking and periodic maintenance activities also have to be taken into account. We give a state-expanded multi-commodity flow network for the above problem. This model takes...
Subjects
free text keywords: Bus scheduling, parking, maintenance, long-term planning, public transportation, assignment, network flow, Transportation, Long term planning, Flow network, Assignment problem, Integer programming, Public transport, business.industry, business, Computer science, Operations research
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Renewable materials and healthy environments research and innovation centre of excellence
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Multi-depot bus schedule assignment with parking and maintenance constraints for intercity transportation over a planning period

Dávid, Balázs; Krész, Miklós;