Oded Cats, of Delft University of Technology, presented Network Dynamics of Fixed and Flexible Passenger Transport Under Operational and Behavioural Uncertainty on April 6 from 1-2 p.m. in 212 O'Brien Hall.
The metropolitan passenger transport landscape is shifting due to a combination of technological and social developments which enable both service providers and service users to become increasingly adaptive. Service providers can manage their resources to better cater for prevailing demand patterns, while service users can adjust their behaviour in response to real-time information. In this seminar, I will present our work on modelling system dynamics and the interaction between supply and demand under uncertainty in relation to tactical planning (e.g. fleet size and composition, frequency setting) and real-time management (e.g. trip dispatcher, disruption management) of fixed line-based as well as flexible on-demand services.