http://iet.metastore.ingenta.com
1887

All-stop, skip-stop, or transfer service: an empirical study on preferences of bus passengers

All-stop, skip-stop, or transfer service: an empirical study on preferences of bus passengers

For access to this article, please select a purchase option:

Buy eFirst article PDF
£12.50
(plus tax if applicable)
Buy Knowledge Pack
10 articles for £75.00
(plus taxes if applicable)

IET members benefit from discounts to all IET publications and free access to E&T Magazine. If you are an IET member, log in to your account and the discounts will automatically be applied.

Learn more about IET membership 

Recommend Title Publication to library

You must fill out fields marked with: *

Librarian details
Name:*
Email:*
Your details
Name:*
Email:*
Department:*
Why are you recommending this title?
Select reason:
 
 
 
 
 
IET Intelligent Transport Systems — Recommend this title to your library

Thank you

Your recommendation has been sent to your librarian.

This study analyses the effects of individual and trip characteristics on passenger travel choice behaviours when presented with all-stop, skip-stop, and transfer services. Bus stops are classified into two types: an ‘AB Station’ provides both all-stop and skip-stop services and an ‘A Station’ provides only all-stop service. Passenger travel choice behaviours ‘from AB to AB’ and ‘from AB to A’ are studied based on travel choice probabilities. A stated preference survey was conducted in Beijing to collect individual and trip characteristics for various travel circumstances and used to develop passenger choice probability models based on logit model. The results show that the probability of choosing skip-stop service increases with the increase in travel distance and the decrease in in-vehicle time; transfer service is not popular, even for a long trips; skip-stop and transfer services are more attractive to passengers taking a mandatory trip; there are differences in choice behaviours between male and female passengers; compared to high-income passengers, low-to-middle income passengers exhibit a lower probability of choosing transfer service because of the additional travel cost. This study contributes to predicting future demands for different bus services, the implementation and optimisation of skip-stop strategies, and bus schedule improvement.

http://iet.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1049/iet-its.2018.5213
Loading

Related content

content/journals/10.1049/iet-its.2018.5213
pub_keyword,iet_inspecKeyword,pub_concept
6
6
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address