Optimized Development of Urban Transportation Networks 2.0

Optimization methods will be developed for determining when rail transit networks and connected bus feeder routes should be introduced and how their operating characteristics such as service frequencies and fares should be designed. The objectives of the optimization methods will be to minimize total costs or maximize net benefits for urban public transportation systems.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $100000
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:


    Washington DC,   United States 
  • Performing Organizations:

    Urban Mobility & Equity Center

    Morgan State University
    Baltimore, MD  United States  21251
  • Principal Investigators:

    Schonfeld, Paul

  • Start Date: 20190701
  • Expected Completion Date: 20200930
  • Actual Completion Date: 20201203
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01723420
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Urban Mobility & Equity Center
  • Contract Numbers: 69A43551747123
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2019 2:32PM