1. Estimate the Hidden Cost of Using Public Transportation - Case of The City of Pune 2. Reducing the Waiting Time 3. A Simple Theoretical Model - Bus Hopping 4. Identifying the Service Zones for Pune 5. The HUBs 6. Designing the Bus Routes 7. HUB-to-HUB Journeys 8. Long-Distance Routes 9. Point-to-Point Bus Operation 10. Stress of Driving Own Vehicle in Crowded Pune 11. Roads Choked by Individual Transport 12. Publicity for New Ideas 13. Conclusion
Reducing the Waiting Time
A simple-minded way to reduce the waiting time would be to increase the frequency of the buses. But if this is done without thought, it can very easily and severely affect the number of passengers carried in each bus and it will add to the expenses of the PMPML. The way out is to combine several routes, i.e. have the passengers, on several routes which have a common segment, travel on the same bus. A simple theoretical model will explain this idea.
To continue reading "Reducing the Waiting Time", login now.
This page has been protected for subscriber only and it is free to subscribe.