Journal of Advanced Transportation / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Comparison of cost items among different scenarios.

ScenariosAverage passenger cost (RMB)Average agency cost (RMB)Average system cost (RMB)Location constraint

Current service5.445.3910.83No
Idealized design5.683.429.10Violated
Optimal design with location constraint5.663.469.12Satisfied
Difference (%)−0.35%1.65%0.22%

The difference is the calculated by , where are the costs of passenger, agency, and system with the consideration of location constraint, respectively. are the costs of passenger, agency, and system without the consideration of location constraint, respectively.

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