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Ghatee, M., Hashemi, S. (2014). Multiperspective Decision Support System for Hierarchical Bus Transportation Network Design: Tehran Case Study. International Journal of Transportation Engineering, 2(2), 107118. doi: 10.22119/ijte.2014.7873Mehdi Ghatee; Seyed Mehdi Hashemi. "Multiperspective Decision Support System for Hierarchical Bus Transportation Network Design: Tehran Case Study". International Journal of Transportation Engineering, 2, 2, 2014, 107118. doi: 10.22119/ijte.2014.7873Ghatee, M., Hashemi, S. (2014). 'Multiperspective Decision Support System for Hierarchical Bus Transportation Network Design: Tehran Case Study', International Journal of Transportation Engineering, 2(2), pp. 107118. doi: 10.22119/ijte.2014.7873Ghatee, M., Hashemi, S. Multiperspective Decision Support System for Hierarchical Bus Transportation Network Design: Tehran Case Study. International Journal of Transportation Engineering, 2014; 2(2): 107118. doi: 10.22119/ijte.2014.7873
Multiperspective Decision Support System for Hierarchical Bus Transportation Network Design: Tehran Case Study
Article 2, Volume 2, Issue 2, Autumn 2014, Page 107118
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Document Type: Research Paper
DOI: 10.22119/ijte.2014.7873
Authors
Mehdi Ghatee ^{} ^{1}; Seyed Mehdi Hashemi^{2}
^{1}Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Amirkabir University of Technology, Terhan, Iran
^{2}Professor, Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Institute, Amirkabir University of Technology, Terhan, Iran
Abstract
In this paper, a multiperspective decision support system (MPDSS) to design hierarchical public transportation network is developed. Since this problem depends on different perspectives, MPDSS consists of two subsystems with macro and micro subsystems based on travel information, land use and expert knowledge. In the micro subsystem, two submodules are developed considering origindestination demand matrix and attractive places to travel. In the first subsystem, based on traffic assignment models, the bus corridors can be extended and by the second approach, connectivity between attractive places can be provided by new bus lanes. Multicommodity flow problem and spanning tree problem are used in these two submodules to assign the public services to the corresponding networks. The corridors obtained from these submodules are evaluated by experts board module. These corridors are used to extend bus rapid transit (BRT), exclusive bus lanes between multiple districts and shuttle buses for trips inside of district. A prototype of MPDSS is developed to illustrate the results on Tehran network. The most important contribution of this paper is to generalize the different mathematical models with land use and expert knowledge which substantially improves the results of network designing problem.
Keywords
Network optimization; DSS; Traffic assignment; simulation; expert system
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