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Research Article

Optimal Design of Bus Stop Locations Integrating Continuum Approximation and Discrete Models

Table 3

Comparisons between the proposed method and existing approaches.

ParametersCost itemsCost saving against, %
Midpoint approachEndpoint approach
MaxMinAvg.MaxMinAvg.

Spatial variation, System cost0.910.120.502.360.881.68
Passenger cost3.36−1.430.27−0.76−2.68−1.82
Operator cost2.18−0.280.615.392.563.41

Corridor length, System cost0.860.130.362.390.441.12
Passenger cost2.61−0.930.37−0.62−5.34−1.84
Operator cost1.40−0.180.506.002.213.36

Demand level, System cost0.580.120.282.950.461.11
Passenger cost1.03−2.51−0.12−0.68−3.94−1.68
Operator cost2.23−0.140.516.441.823.11

and are set to be 10 km and 300 × , respectively; and are set to be 10 km and 300 × , respectively; and and are set to be 10 km and 10 km, respectively.

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