Smart Dial-a-Ride for Demand-Responsive Transit Operations: Research and Development of a Prototype Dispatch Assistance Tool

This project proposes to investigate and develop the conceptual basis for an efficient system to aid Dial-a-Ride operations in several areas including: (a) taking ride reservations, (b) assigning rides to vehicles, (c) optimizing vehicle routing, and (d) automatically generating reports which characterize system operation and ridership.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $49990.00
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Research and Innovative Technology Administration

      Department of Transportation
      1200 New Jersey Avneue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590

      California Department of Transportation

      1227 O Street
      Sacramento, CA  United States  95843
    • Project Managers:

      Thornton, Rusty

    • Performing Organizations:

      California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

      California Polytehcnic State Univeristy
      San Luis Obispo, CA  United States  93407
    • Principal Investigators:

      Gerfen, Jeff

    • Start Date: 20091001
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20100930
    • Source Data: RiP Project 24404

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461819
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Leonard Transportation Center
    • Contract Numbers: 2009-NBG-1050
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:52PM