ANALYZING DATA FROM AVL/APC SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING TRANSIT MANAGEMENT - Theory and Practice

Yun Ye, Jie Li

Abstract

AVL (Automatic vehicle location) and APC (Automatic passenger counter) systems are capable of gathering an enormous quantity and variety of operational, spatial and temporal data that—if captured, archived, and analyzed properly—hold substantial promise for improving transit performance. Historically, however, such data has not been used to its full potential. This paper discussed how to use this type of data to supporting transit service planning, scheduling, and service quality monitoring. First, AVL/APV system was introduced. Then the actual use and potential uses were reviewed and data requirements for each use are analyzed. Finally the distribution-based data method was proposed and associated analysis software tool were developed.

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in Harvard Style

Ye Y. and Li J. (2011). ANALYZING DATA FROM AVL/APC SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING TRANSIT MANAGEMENT - Theory and Practice . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: BIS, (ICEIS 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-54-6, pages 267-274. DOI: 10.5220/0003602402670274


in Bibtex Style

@conference{bis11,
author={Yun Ye and Jie Li},
title={ANALYZING DATA FROM AVL/APC SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING TRANSIT MANAGEMENT - Theory and Practice},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: BIS, (ICEIS 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={267-274},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003602402670274},
isbn={978-989-8425-54-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: BIS, (ICEIS 2011)
TI - ANALYZING DATA FROM AVL/APC SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING TRANSIT MANAGEMENT - Theory and Practice
SN - 978-989-8425-54-6
AU - Ye Y.
AU - Li J.
PY - 2011
SP - 267
EP - 274
DO - 10.5220/0003602402670274