Author: vphamgia

Ridership effects of real-time bus information system: A case study in the City of Chicago.

Abstract: In this paper, using longitudinal data on route level monthly average weekday ridership in the entire Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus system from January 2002 through December 2010, we evaluate the ridership effects of the CTA real-time bus information

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Will Psychological Effects of Real-Time Transit Information Systems Lead to Ridership Gain?

Abstract: The main purpose of this paper is to examine whether the psychological effects of real-time transit information on commuters will lead to transit ridership gain. A conceptual model is developed based on the cognitive models of behavior and posits

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Use and Deployment of Mobile Device Technology for Real-Time Transit Information

Foreword: Transit administrators, engineers, and researchers often face problems for which information already exists, either in documented form or as undocumented experience and practice. This information may be fragmented, scattered, and unevaluated. As a consequence, full knowledge of what has

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University Traveler Value of Potential Real-Time Transit Information

Abstract: Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) have become common in public transit systems, particularly providing real-time transit information. For new implementations, it remains difficult to predict and quantify system and user benefits of technology implementation. Although previous studies have quantified the

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Traveler Responses to Real-Time Transit Passenger Information Systems

Abstract: In recent years, a considerable amount of money has been spent on Real-time Transit Passenger Information Systems (RTPISs), which provide timely and accurate transit information to current and potential riders to enable them to make better pre-trip and en-route

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Evaluation of a bus passenger information system from the users’ point of view in the city of Thessaloniki, Greece

Abstract: This paper presents an evaluation, from the users’ point of view, of an advanced Bus Passenger Real Time Information System, installed at the city of Thessaloniki, Greece. In addition to the methodological approach and the findings presented, the paper

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Global Positioning System Integrated with Personalized Real-Time Transit Information from Automatic Vehicle Location

Abstract: Navigating the transit system can be a major obstacle for attracting new riders, especially for special needs populations and tourists. For those with cognitive disabilities (approximately 14.3 million Americans, or 6% of the population), it is especially daunting to

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A Stated Preference Analysis of Real-Time Public Transit Stop Information

Abstract: This paper presents the results of a study conducted to examine the benefits derived from real-time public transit stop information. This research examines the preferences between several options of receiving real-time public transit stop information. The literature states that

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Ease-of-Use in Public Transportation – A User Perspective on Information and Orientation Aspects

Abstract: This interdisciplinary thesis combines psychological and transportation planning knowledge. Three main questions are investigated: 1) What concepts and ideas do people have with regard to a public transportation system (cognitive user perspective)?; 2) What orientation and information factors within

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Examination of traveler responses to real-time information about bus arrivals using panel data

Abstract: In recent years, a considerable amount of money has been spent on ITS projects for public transportation, most notably real-time transit information systems. Strikingly few studies to date have been completed to investigate empirically the effects of deploying such

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