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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2016, Article ID 7901634, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7901634
Research Article

Design of Integrated Limited-Stop and Short-Turn Services for a Bus Route

College of Transportation, Jilin University, Changchun 130022, China

Received 18 February 2016; Revised 22 June 2016; Accepted 3 July 2016

Academic Editor: Haipeng Peng

Copyright © 2016 Hu Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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